Production Technician 1 Strapper -2nd shift

  • Belleville, MI
  • Full-time
  • Shift: 2nd

Company Description

Valassis is a leader in intelligent media delivery, providing over 58,000 clients with innovative media solutions to influence consumers wherever they plan, shop, buy and share.  By integrating online and offline data combined with powerful insights, Valassis precisely targets its clients' most valuable shoppers, offering unparalleled reach and scale.  NCH Marketing Services, Inc. and Clipper Magazine are Valassis subsidiaries. Its signature Have You Seen Me?® program delivers hope to missing children and their families.  Valassis is a wholly owned subsidiary of Vericast.

Job Description

Production Technician 1 Strapper-2nd Shift

Monday- Thursday 5:00pm-3:30am

Position Summary:     
Responsible for palletizing finished goods and ensuring the pallets are wrapped in a manner that maintains stability and neatness, as well as perform the duties of a PT1 Feeder as needed.
Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of assigned equipment.

Key Duties / Responsibilities:
Ensures finished goods are properly palletized, instructing the logistics tech to move product to finish location. (40%)
Prepare all finished products according to established USPS standards; Demonstrates proficiency through the proper recognition of the printed address labels on finished products. (40%)
Load material into main machine component. (10%)
Clear jams and address errors on end of line machine components. (5%)
Operate a pallet jack. (5%)

Additional Responsibilities:
Adhere to housekeeping standards.
Support and comply with safety and security policies to promote a healthy working environment.
Maintain open communication with the team.
Participate in the Team Business Meetings.
Share equipment knowledge with team members.
Responsible for quality, output, and production goals.
Manage multiple work orders on multiple output stations (if applicable).
Support and comply with internal and external audits, to include providing information, performing assigned tasks to ensure compliance, and preparing and maintaining evidence that key duties identified as internal controls have been performed.
Make minor non-mechanical adjustments to ensure safety and maintenance procedures are followed.
Operate a pallet jack.

PT1 - Feeder Key Responsibilities and Duties:

Load and unload materials into the machine.
Respond to the indicator lights and display screens and know the actions required to mitigate the issue.
Adjust machine components as needed.
Verify correct material is on the production line.
Ability to work with machine interface / machine controls.
Perform basic machine setup and troubleshooting as needed.

Education & Knowledge:
High school diploma or equivalent education certification preferred.
Ability to speak and communicate effectively utilizing the English language

Communication & Contacts (Internal/External):
Communicate with team members.

Ability to work overtime, beyond regular schedule, to complete work assignments as required.

Physical Requirements / Working Conditions:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to lift up to 40lbs, carry up to 40lbs, push up to 40lbs, pull up to 40lbs, twist, stand, walk, squat, kneel, reach, and grip throughout the shift. Lastly, employees are required to have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, airborne dust, paper particles, and industrial lift trucks. All work environments that exceed OSHA's standard on noise levels require associates to wear the hearing protection that is provided.
*Disclaimer: Weight requirements may vary by location. Please contact HR Business Partner for further details and/or refer to Physical Requirements Addendum. 


Valassis offers a generous total rewards benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401K and generous PTO allowance. A wide variety of additional benefits like life insurance, employee assistance and pet insurance are also available, not to mention smart and friendly coworkers!



Valassis, a Vericast business, is the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement. We work with over 60,000 companies and brands in a wide array of industries, partnering to anticipate consumer intent, inspire action, and create demand. Follow Valassis on LinkedIn,InstagramFacebook and Twitter.




Experience / Skills / Abilities:
0 – 1 year related experience.
Ability to multi-task.
Basic math skills.
Works with sense of urgency.
Attention to detail.
Effective communicator.
Team player (works well with others).
Ability to assess obstacles and take corrective action.

Additional Information

Vericast, to include its affiliated and subsidiary companies (Harland Clarke, Valassis, NCH Marketing Services, Clipper Magazine), is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants who have disabilities may request that accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process by contacting [email protected],

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