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Valassis Communications, Inc

Logistics Technician 2 Lead - 1st Shift

Valassis Communications, Inc - Hialeah, FL

Valassis is a leader in intelligent media delivery, providing over 15,000 advertisers proven and innovative media solutions to influence consumers wherever they plan, shop, buy and share. By integrating online and offline data combined with powerful insights, Valassis precisely targets its clients’ most valuable shoppers, offering unparalleled reach and scale. We continue to harness the innovative, entrepreneurial spirit on which this $2.3 billion company was built in 1970.

Job Title: 

Logistics Technician 2 (Lead), 1st Shift in Miami Lakes, FL.

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for overall receiving, storing, shipping, issuing and delivering materials, supplies, merchandise and packages to the production, operation and administrative departments within the facility.

Acts as a work leader for shipping and receiving and warehouse functions within the facility. 

This position may also be responsible for selecting, orienting and monitoring the performance of independent contract carriers and maintaining good business relationships with them. 

Key Duties / Responsibilities:

Performs work leader duties for shipping, receiving and warehouse functions, to achieve overall objectives of the organization.

Performs shipping scheduling and manages daily work assignments to prioritize load and ensure accuracy of shipments to USPS.

Utilizes Oracle Transportation system to properly generate required shipping and postal documentation.

Performs job functions utilizing company equipment in a safe and efficient manner.

Coordinates the daily work routine of receiving and warehouse operations, including procedure compliance, and material handling priorities.

Performs good housekeeping techniques at the job site areas, properly handling paper waste and debris, and removal of all potential safety hazards from the general area.

Provides orientation to the company for all new employees and trains them in their duties to include safety practices.

Monitors the quality of reports prepared by all technicians, including piece weights and weight verification calculations.  Investigates any problems or errors detected or suspected in these reports or other receiving documents.

Responds to inquiries from other departments regarding the receipt of information on a priority basis.

Ensures all deliveries are made in accordance with contract terms. Provides accurate information of route delivery, including time and quality of delivery and any independent contract carrier issues.

Education & Knowledge:

High school diploma or equivalent

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

Associate’s degree or equivalent preferred.

Experience / Skills / Abilities:

3 – 5 years related experience

Advanced computer software experience

Certification in safety for power industrial equipment

Work in lead capacity

Ability to use Oracle Transportation system properly

Knowledge of USPS shipping requirements and company transportation, production & receiving procedures

Attention to detail

Supervisory Responsibility:

Supervises those employees in the area as production lead.

Communication & Contacts (Internal/External):

Communicate with other production team members

Communicate with facility management

Physical Requirements / Working Conditions:

Be able to life 30 to 50 pounds on a routine basis, bending, stooping, climbing.

Harland Clarke Holdings, to include its affiliated and subsidiary companies (Harland Clarke, Valassis, Scantron, NCP Solutions, NCH Marketing Services, Clipper Magazine), is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Applicants who have disabilities may request that accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process by contacting our Recruiting Coordinator, Kathryn Daugherty at .

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9 days 23 hours ago

Valassis Communications, Inc


Logistics Technician 2 Lead - 1st Shift Valassis Communications, Inc - Hialeah, FL, United States


Location: Hialeah, FL

Company Profile:
George F. Valassis created the first Cooperative Free-standing Insert in 1970, revolutionizing the coupon industry and setting the stage for an ongoing legacy of innovation and industry leadership. Explore our history to learn more about our past and how it continues to shape our future.