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Material Handling Center Operator

Omaha World-Herald, 1398 CAPITOL AVE, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America Req #3878
Thursday, October 31, 2019

JOB SUMMARY: 

Receiving, cataloging, labeling and transporting pallets of inserts into ASRS system.  Unloading and introducing newsprint rolls from trucks and box cars into storage

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Operate newsprint and pallet handling equipment as necessary, including fork lift, clamp truck, and pallet jack.
  2. Responsible for processing newsprint rolls, preprint pallets, and other inventories stored in the Material Handling Center .
  3. Responsible for providing Quality Assurance with proper samples of newsprint for testing.
  4. Accurately prepare and promptly submit all required reports and correspondence.
  5. Responsible for controlling newsprint damage as it relates to the Material Handling Department.
  6. Responsible for maintaining a safe department in accordance with OWH safety policy/practice.
  7. Unload and/or load vehicles with newsprint rolls and other products.
  8. Responsible for all non-technical maintenance and housekeeping of the Material Handling Center .
  9. Responsible for retrieving, processing, and maintaining an adequate supply of “slave pallets”.
  10. Responsible for effectively communicating and interacting with internal customers of the Advertising and Production divisions.
  11. Responsible for effectively communicating and interacting with external customers of the other Newspapers and Printing and delivery companies.
  12. Must understand the nature of deadlines and compliance with them.
  13. Help when needed inserting and packaging in the Mailroom  
  14. Comply with all safety guidelines.

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
  1. Able to prepare written and electronic correspondence.
  2. Diplomatic and resourceful in resolving customer or other problems.
  3. Possess good math skills.
  4. Safety conscious.
  5. Excellent problem solving skills.
  6. Willing to work long hours when necessary.
  7. Ability to work closely and get along with other employees.
  8. Highly organized and able to set priorities.
  9. Self-starter.
  10. Not afraid to make decisions or act.
  11. Positive liaison with customers, staff and other departments/divisions.
  12. Proficiency with computer systems and applications necessary to inventory management.
  13. Works well under pressure and with Minimum supervision
  14. Possesses good judgment and common sense. 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

1.      High School diploma or GED.

2.      1-2 years of production experience, preferably in a newspaper setting

3.      Combination of education and experience

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

0-24%

25-49%

50-74%

75-100%

Seeing:

Must be able to read and analyze instruments.

 

 

 

 

X

Hearing:

Must be able to follow and understand verbal instructions.

 

 

 

 

 

X

Standing/Walking:

Be able to walk frequently throughout the day.

 

 

 

 

X

Fingering/Grasping/Feeling:

Must be able to operate various tools.

 

 

 

 

 

X

Climbing/Stooping/Kneeling:

Must have sufficient physical flexibility for maintenance tasks.

 

 

 

 

 

X


PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS for Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling: 

1.      Good hand/eye coordination.

2.      Must be able to read.

3.      Must be able to write legibly.

4.      Must be capable of pushing heavy rolls of newsprint up to 8 hours per day.

5.      Must be able to drive a straight truck up to 8 hours per day.

6.      Must be able to operate a fork lift up to 8 hours per day.

7.      Must be able to operate a clamp truck up to 8 hours per day.

8.      Must be able to lift at least 80 pounds.

9.      Must be able to operate keyboard/mouse.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Omaha World-Herald, 1398 CAPITOL AVE, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America