MediaNews Group, Inc.

Post-Press Production

Job Locations US-MN-International Falls
Posted Date 1 month ago(2/24/2020 4:35 PM)
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Media news group


International Falls Media, a subsidiary of MediaNews Group, is seeking a Post Press Production operator to join the team!  MediaNews Group offers news reporting and third party advertising and marketing opportunities through its multi-platform products which include: web, mobile, tablet, and print.  We are one of the largest media groups in the U.S., serving high-value audiences and connecting advertisers to them. MNG publishes award-winning content (49 Pulitzers) that amasses and engages a nationwide audience via 800 multi-media platforms including web, mobile, social, and print.  We are transforming the news industry. #LI-RL1



The Post-Press Production position performs digital printing, bindery and post press production functions, aide press operators, manage and count inventory, monitor and prepare incoming and outgoing shipments, other tasks necessary to the manufacturing process.


Essential Functions:

Post-Press Production

  • Operate bindery / mailing / packaging equipment as assigned
    • Including but not limited to: Laminator, Envelope Inserter, Stitcher Collator, Folders, Stitchers, Rollers
  • Hand assembly and work as needed


Digital Production

  • Operate digital production equipment, maintain machine as needed, and order production materials as needed


Press Helper

  • Aide Press Operators as needed. This may include but not limited to helping with feeding or delivery of product, preparing stock for production, helping with maintenance



  • Retrieve required paper for press operators from warehouse
  • Order requisitioned inventory for correct vendors as efficiently as possible
  • Check received inventory against PO’s and correct errors
  • Maintain an orderly warehouse
  • Monthly count of inventory



  • Package and/or palletize finished product (Shrink wrap and band as needed)
  • Schedule pick-up’s with appropriate shipping vendors
  • Email tracking information to clients
  • Communicate with Estimating office about completed jobs



  • Check in shipments and deliver to the correct person/place
  • Assure expected shipments are received and resolve any issues



  • Deliver completed jobs to local businesses
  • Occasionally deliver jobs to regional businesses





  1. Technical Capacity.
  2. Communication Proficiency.
  3. Organizational Skills.
  4. Time Management.


Supervisory Responsibility:

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets along with manufacturing equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, load turners, bindery and mailing equipment.


Physical Demands

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

  • This is a full-time position. Hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., 32-40 hours per week.



  • No travel is expected for this position.


Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma.


Preferred Education and Experience

  • Experience with inventory
  • Experience in the manufacturing industry


Other Duties

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


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