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CDS Global

Sorter Operator - Tipton 3rd Shift Hours: 11 p.m. - 7 a.m. Sunday night - Thursday night

CDS Global, Inc
1902550 Requisition #

Mailing Services in Tipton and Wilton, Iowa 

What We Do….

CDS Global is the leading provider of end-to-end business process outsourcing. With more than 40 years of expertise, we support brands across industries, including media, nonprofits, utilities and consumer products.


Our one-stop-shop mailing services help our client’s simplify the process of preparing, printing and mailing communications, leveraging economies of scale and deep postal discounts without sacrificing quality or speed.


We produce and mail 535 million pieces annually using seamless programs that handle the printing, mailing of promotions, acknowledgements, bills, renewals and more.

What You Will Do as a …      

Sorter Operator

Operates the sorting equipment and performs any/or all of the functions necessary to sort mail by zip codes for lowest postal discounts. Duties may vary according to jobs.


Starting Base Wage is $11.50 p/h (10% shift pay for 2nd and 3rd shift or $12.65 p/h)


Essential Functions/Job Responsibilities:

Maintains confidentiality of CDS and its clients’ proprietary information.

Maintain production and quality expectations. Will rotate between the various functions of the department.

Operator Function
• Fills auger with mail.
• Enters information into the computer.
• Checks mail, tags, etc. for errors.
• Places trays on racks for pullers.
• Removes machine jams.
• Sorts rejected mail.
• Assists in staging mail.
• Troubleshoots basic machine problems.
• Assures proper sequence and location of mail.
Puller Function

• Places mail in correct tray/box in accordance with departmental procedures.

• Sorts and files rejected mail in the proper tray.
• Numbers trays.
• Places boxes/trays on rack.
• Stacks trays on pallet.
• Performs quality and destination checks.
• Removes machine jams.
• Return mail from mechanical bin to operator.

The above duties may be performed anywhere from 0-100% of the workday.  Employee needs to be able to work in designated department/area and participate, in CDS Global's ergonomic stretching/strengthening exercise program.


Additional Duties and/or Responsibilities: 

Additional responsibilities as required
Education and/or Certification, Skills and Licensing:
High School Diploma or GED preferred.
Ability to use computer.
Basic verbal and written communication skills.
Average organizational skills.
Ability to solve problems independently.
Ability to read numbers accurately.
Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

(Continuous = 67-100% of workday, Frequent = 34-66% of workday, Occasional = 6-33% of workday, Rare = 1-5% of workday)

Working Conditions:
Inside: 100% Outside: 0%
Noise, Moving objects.
Sharp objects.

Exposure to variations in temperatures, Mechanical hazards, Cluttered/Slippery Floors, Exposure to Dust.


Physical Requirements:

(Continuous = 67-100% of workday, Frequent = 34-66% of workday, Occasional = 6-33% of workday, Rare = 1-5% of workday)


Standing, Gripping/Grasping, Pinching, Visual Acuity of 20/40 or better up to 20”.


Bending, Stooping, Twisting, Reaching above/below Shoulder, Eye/Hand coordination, Walking, Wrist motion (repetitive flexion/rotation), Lifting/Carrying up to 20 pounds.


Pushing/Pulling with up to 51 40 pounds of force, Working at a low position.


Position requires talking with or without an aide.
Position requires hearing with or without an aide.
Equipment Used:
Computer equipment
Office supplies
Electric Pallet Mover
Manual Pallet Mover
Stretch Wrapper Machine
Bander Machine

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel assigned to this job.


EOE/AA Employer including Vets and Disabled

Pre-employment background check(s) conducted on qualified candidates.

 Post-offer/Pre-employment Drug Screen and Physical Required


Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at:
Phone: 515
Email: hremployment@cds-global.com

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CDS Global employee benefits are a significant part of your compensation package designed not only to attract and retain, but also to reward high-performing employees.

Benefits that we do offer include: • Health, Dental & Vision insurance • Life & Disability insurance • 401(k) company match .50 cents for every dollar you save -
(up to 3% of your pay).
• Casual dress • Free parking • Fitness facility on-site at our Des Moines location,
and Fitness Reimbursement Program
• Tuition reimbursement program • Ten paid holidays • PTO given at the start of your employment


Since 1972, CDS Global has been developing advanced solutions for the media, nonprofit and utilities sectors from all across the world. It's been our job to make sure consumers get access to the content or services they pay for, whether it's in print, online or on a mobile device.

We're a technology company, a data company, a marketing company and an operations company for a lot of things to a lot of businesses in a lot of places. In addition to a fast-paced, innovative work environment, you'll find a wide range of advantages that set CDS Global apart from other employers.


CDS Global's headquarters are located in Des Moines, Iowa, the heart of the Silicon Prairie. Strategic locations are also found in Arizona, New York, Texas and across Iowa. We operate internationally in Australia and the United Kingdom.


CDS Global is the leading provider of end-to-end business process outsourcing. We manage 200 million consumers for more than 1,000 brands and organizations across the globe. We have been delivering superior business results and consumer experiences for almost a half century. Our clients range from single-title magazine publishers and local nonprofits to international media companies and multi-chapter charities. Backed by nearly 130 years of stability and vision from Hearst, we have the support we need to invest in technology and resources that keep our clients ahead of the curve.


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