Finishing Technical Engineer

Job Summary 
The Finishing Technical Engineer assists the Mailing Supervisor as crew leader of the list processing area along with R&D for the entire finishing department, stay abreast of USPS rules and regulations, assist internal and external customers with mail piece design USPS rules and regs.
Reports to:     Mailing Supervisor
Lean Expectations (Each employment year)
  • Participate in at least one Lean event or serve as an auditor, Guiding Coalition Member or on the Safety Committee; and
  • Implement at least one improvement idea; and
  • Participate in at least one educational experience such as job shadowing, cross-training, webinar, seminar, Lean networking tour, etc
Production Responsibilities
  • Keep hardware and software current for mail processing and postal report generation.
  • Troubleshoot mail files.
  • Back-up list processors and mail clerical specialist tasks when needed.
  • Research and Development for the Finishing Department
  • Finishing equipment trouble shooting and repair.
  • Develop and assist with SOP’s for the Finishing Dept.
  • List room personnel training. Administrative Responsibilities
  • Crew leader of list processing personnel
  • Assist internal and external customers with mail piece design and USPS rules and regulations.
  • Stay current with USPS rules and regulations.
Other Responsibilities
  • Act as a problem solver for the finishing dept during runs in order to maintain quality and productivity.
  • Advise outside processors on mail file specs
  • Inventory and purchase of list processing supplies
  • As directed.
Job Qualifications
  • MS Windows, database file structures, deduping programs, ink jet procedures, list management strategies
  • Analytical thinking
  • Organizational and communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Training and coaching skills                                           

Published on Monday, July 21, 2008 (updated 05/28/2014)

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