The Value of Working on the Marana Group Team

Marana Group is an innovative company with a history of positive growth and eye on the future. And we are looking for talented, energetic people to join our team.

We give our associates the opportunity to build a great career. We offer both full and part-time employment opportunities and provide extensive on-the-job training.

Our success depends on the dedication of our team. That’s why we provide our valued associates with competitive wages, a good working environment, great benefits and the opportunity to grow with us.

What do we mean by a good working environment? It’s clean, bright, environmentally controlled and comfortable. It’s a professional atmosphere with a relaxed culture. It’s a collaborative environment where your voice and your involvement count.

A full-time position with Marana Group includes a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Medical insurance coverage
  • Life insurance coverage
  • Paid holidays and vacations
  • Fully paid on-the-job training
  • 401(k) profit-sharing plan
  • Free uniforms (for select positions)

A current list of job openings can be found on our Career Opportunities Posting Board.

If you would like to join our team, please complete the online application for employment. If you prefer, you may email your resume as an attached Word document to our Human Resources Department.

All applicants are subject to pre-employment drug screening, pre-employment testing and other background and reference checks. Marana Group is an equal opportunity employer.

Due to the large number of applications received, phone calls regarding employment opportunities or application status will not be accepted.

Available Positions

Production Specialist · Full-Time

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Date of Posting: 12/01/21
Position: Production Specialist
Location: Kalamazoo, MI
Status: Full-Time
Schedule: 8:00am-5pm M-F
Description of Position:

Marana Group a leading provider of document management, mail assembly, mail processing, presorting, data management, digital marketing and distribution services to companies, schools, colleges and universities, health care providers, governmental entities and organizations throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe has an immediate opening for a full-time Production Specialist I at our Kalamazoo, Michigan facility.

The wage for this entry level position is based on experience and is reviewable after 90-days.

All full-time positions include a full benefits package including discounted health care insurance, life insurance, and 401(k) Profit Sharing once eligibility requirements for such programs are satisfied.

SUMMARY

Prepares mailings and shipments for further processing and/or delivery to carrier, operates postage metering equipment and sorting equipment to ensure optimum performance and operational efficiency by performing the following duties personally or with the assistance of other personnel.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Assembles boxes, tubes or other container to service a mailing or shipping receptacle.

Manually folds, inserts, and separate pieces by vendor specification, all pieces that are non-machine able.

Separates pieces by weight and service classification (as determined by vendor) for postage metering.

Separates and maintains pieces by account number.

Maintains daily job processing log.

Collates, assembles and applies address labels for all classifications of mailing shipping jobs.

Initializes machine, ink jet units and ancillary equipment, as appropriate, in accordance with vendor and Company training.

Separates mail by client name and/or account number to ensure proper client billing and job tracking, as appropriate.

Ensures accuracy in work and documentation .

Reviews instructions/directions thoroughly before processing jobs.

Removes mail from bins, during machine operation, and places mail in appropriate, identified, containers to ensure proper handling by other employees or by Postal Service.

Participates fully in subsequent pass sortation to ensure proper handling of mail and adherence to Postal Service deadlines.

Completes Postal Service documentation ( electronic and hard copy ), as appropriate.

Loads and unloads Postal Service carriers in a safe and efficient manner.

Observes machine operation to detect media defects or machine malfunction and takes corrective action, as appropriate.

Reviews media output to determine accuracy and efficiency of machine operation and takes corrective action, as appropriate.

Adheres to Company and vendor training regarding proper equipment operation and adherence to safety policies and procedures.

Completes internal documentation to reflect operation time, unit cost or other scale of measurement, as appropriate.

Maintains Job Log for each machine operated, as appropriate.

Reports all production and equipment problems to the Team Leaders or for resolution.

Assists vendor service representative in the repair of equipment through proper documentation and verbal communication.

Performs daily, minor machine maintenance such as cleaning, ink jet priming.

Maintains a clean and safe work area around equipment.

Performs delivery or assists in delivery of mail to Postal Service facility in accordance with State traffic and penal laws, and Postal Service Regulations.

Maintains a clean and safe work area.

Breaks down and places in appropriate area, all empty containers provided by the customer.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated; detail oriented, and demonstrate a solid work history related to customer service and sales support. Strong written and oral communication skills are required for this position. Ability to use a computer with strong computer functionality, including the use of Microsoft Office programs, internet browsers, file saving, and file retrieval is a requirement for this position. Applicant must be able to become proficient with industry-specific software and applications following training.

The projected work schedule is Monday through Friday.

Applications may also be completed through our web site at or in person at Marana Group’s facility located at:

Human Resources
3777 Sky King Blvd
Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Phone calls regarding this position will not be accepted. Marana Group is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants subject to pre-employment drug screen, and other reference checks. All applications will be retained for one year from the date of application and considered for future openings as may become available.

All applicants are subject to pre-employment drug screening by a certified laboratory following Department of Transportation standards. This includes testing for marijuana, marijuana metabolites, and all its derivatives.

Marana Group follows well-established, zero tolerance policies with respect to all illegal drugs, as determined by the Federal Government. This includes marijuana in all its forms. There are no exceptions for medicinal or recreational use.

Marana Group® believes in personal choice. Our COVID-19 safety protocols encourage all associates to discuss the vaccine with their personal healthcare provider and make the decision that is right for them. Marana Group does not require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment. All associates are required to follow our current COVID-19 safety protocols including staying home when they are sick, frequent hand washing, and wearing a mask that covers the mouth and nose when they are within six feet of another individual.

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Phone calls regarding this position will not be accepted. Marana Group is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants subject to pre-employment drug screen, and other reference checks. All applications will be retained for one year from the date of application and considered for future openings as may become available and for which the applicant may be qualified.