Gannett Publishing Services
The primary role of distribution center support is responsible for the nightly distribution of newspaper and newspaper related products to our independent contractors.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Represent the company in positive professional manner.
Ensure that proper products, supplies, etc are distributed to correct contractor.
Direct responsibility for nightly paperwork includes separation of carrier mail for various city routes.
Handle separation of advance insert packages.
Oversee returns process at the distribution center.
Complete daily report for distribution center activities.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Ability to complete basic math to include addition, subtraction, division & multiplication.
Must possess strong communication skills both written and oral.
Must possess strong organizational skills
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Must have basic mechanical aptitude to handle equipment such as manual/electric pallet jacks, and bundle strapping machine.
Knowledge of carrier process
Knowledge of packaging department procedures
Able to work a flexible schedule at night with various starting times including holidays
EDUCATION: High School Diploma
EXPERIENCE: Warehouse experience preferred but not required
Ability to lift 70 pounds and manipulate carts weighing 1000+ pounds
Ability to stand for extended periods of time on hard surfaces
Must be capable of reaching, squatting, pushing, pulling, climbing and kneeling
Ability to work indoors and outdoors