Distribution Operator
USA TODAY - Maple Grove, MN

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This position, reporting to the Distribution Supervisor, will:
  • Be primarily responsible for operating all required Distribution Center equipment without supervision
  • Be responsible for inserting or product staging, end line operation, and for training other personnel on the operation of the inserters, stackers, tying machines, mailing, and all end line equipment.
  • Be responsible for working in a safe manner and following as well as assisting in ensuring compliance with all safety guidelines and regulations
  • Some minor troubleshooting and repair will also be required.

Job Requirements:
  • A minimum of three years experience in newspaper distribution or mailroom is required with a background in insert and/or bindery operation
  • Previous experience on Quipp or GMA equipment is preferred.
  • Mechanical repair experience in a Distribution environment is helpful.
  • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Good math skills with the ability to oversee and ensure production run quantities including multiple zones.
  • Basic computer skills in a Windows environment needed
  • Ability to lift 40lb bundles of paper packages repeatedly
  • This is a deadline and quality oriented position. The night shift hours may vary to meet the Distribution deadlines

Pre-employment drug testing and a background screening are required. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace including veterans and applicants with disabilities.


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