PT Packaging Associate

Location Norcross, Georgia Job Number 1713210 Brand The Atlanta Journal-Constitution


The part-time Packaging Associate will report to the Foreman and under close leadership will perform a variety of insert functions. This position is responsible for providing materials handling and set up for newspaper Packaging Insert equipment. This position supports the Machine Operator by ensuring supplies are available and ready to be feed into the machine. The Production Worker will receive instruction from the Machine Operator.


  • All new hire production workers begin working in the hopper feeder position. The responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following: HOPPER FEEDER PERSONNEL
  • Place preprints and jackets ranging from two page tabloid products to standard size products of 100 pages or more in hopper feeder machine.
  • Maintain quality and prevent product waste by ensuring all usable (feedable) parts are inserted into machine and stacked properly. For example jackets, comics, magazines, TV Weeks, Extras, and all preprinted advertising.
  • Maintain insert machine operation by continuously placing product in machine and immediately respond to machine stops by following established procedures.
  • Ensure that all electric joggers are shut- off during lunch and coffee breaks, and at the end of the shift. (Note: Inserters are not responsible for shut off of machine at the end of shift-this will be performed by the machine operator.)
  • Promptly inform jack operators when product supply is low, i.e. last layer on skid.
  • Remove empty skids to assigned location, to enable placement of a full skid.
  • Report to operator's desk immediately when rotating to or working on a dead head for reassignment. After gaining experience in the above duties, opportunities may be available for additional training to then be able to work in other positions including those which operate stacker, palletizer, or jack equipment.


  • High School Diploma/GED or Equivalent
  • Experience Forklift or pallet jack experience a plus
  • Warehouse and/or production experience desired
  • Good communication and interpersonal (people) skills
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, diverse- team environment
  • Ability to take, read and follow instructions
  • Ability to work overtime, and on holidays when required
  • Must have the ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Ability to work in a 24/7 production/warehouse environment
  • Position requires the ability stand and work with hand and eye coordination, work in noisy production environment, and work independently in a close, diverse group setting
  • Candidates selected will be expected to work 2nd and/or 3rd shift and weekends

About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like,, Dawg Nation, SEC Country,, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-GA-Norcross-6455 Best Friend Rd

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Part-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing