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Logistics Technician 1 - 1st Shift at Valassis Direct Mail, Inc in Newark, California

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

  • Shift: 1st

  • Company Description

    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. 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. Follow Valassis on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.


    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!

    Job Description

    Logistics Technician 1 - 1st Shift

    FEL Hours: 5:00 am - 1:00 pm


    • Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of powered industrial trucks while loading and unloading trucks on the receiving dock.

    • Responsible for moving materials to and from the production area and cleanliness of the warehouse.

    • Responsible for preparing for shipments out of the facility in accordance with all procedures.
    Post all raw materials movements on the computerized tracking system.


    • Forklift Operations: Moves material within and from the warehouse to the production area and returns finished products to the shipping area. Unloads trucks of raw materials and loads recycling material on trucks in a safe, timely and cost-effective manner Moves all materials within production area and locates copy.

    • Organizational: Works closely with machine leads and site supervision to manage raw materials, to insure continuous production of finished products. Removes pallets, strapping and packing materials, and moves recycle materials to recycle area. Interprets work orders and performs appropriate duties to support production machine changeovers. Receives and stores all postal equipment until needed by production. As required by USPS, completes accurately all required paperwork, to ensure proper loads prior to dispatching trucks.

    Administrative: Performs good housekeeping techniques at the job site areas, properly handling paper waste and debris, and the removal of all potential safety hazards from the general area. Maintains facility by applying Environmental Health & Safety and Good Housekeeping Standards as needed. Weighs, as required, and places in proper location all finished products following company/department guidelines Produces in/out reports and completes Problem Material Reports.



    • 0 - 1-year related experience


    • Required Certifications/Licensures: (Forklift Safety Training Certificate)


    • Ability to speak and communicate effectively utilizing the English language, preferred.

    • Ability to multi-task.


    • Communicate with other production team members.


    • *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 carry up to 50lbs, push and pull up to 50lbs, twist, stand, walk, reach, and grip/grasp throughout the shift. Employees are also required to lift up to 50lbs, squat, and kneel occasionally. 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.

    Additional Information

    Valassis considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other classifications protected by law. In addition, Valassis will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities by contacting our recruiting administrator at (email protected)

    EEO is the law. To review your rights under Equal Employment Opportunity please visit:

    All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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