Product Handler

Jackson, MS, USA Req #17876
Thursday, August 19, 2021
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Product Handler
Gannett Publishing Services
The Clarion-Ledger - Jackson, MS
$11.00 per hour 

 

Gannett Publishing Services, located at The Clarion-Ledger, is recruiting for a part-time Product Handler working up to 29 hours per week. This individual provides general support for the circulation department by handling many of the department’s day to day operational needs on the loading dock or at distribution centers. This position is responsible for a variety of tasks and responsibilities within home delivery, single copy and non-daily distribution areas.

 

  • Distribution and handling of daily and non-daily products to carriers, haulers, retailers and consumers.
  • Unload and load trucks containing various print publications.
  • Open distribution center and prepare for the independent contractor arrival by preparing and distributing specified reports and paperwork.
  • Utilize industry-specific software to handle required reporting for center.
  • General housekeeping of distribution center.
  • Complete required documentation and reports for center as needed.
  • Assist with delivering newspapers as needed.

 

Requirements:

Valid driver’s license, satisfactory motor vehicle record, dependable automobile, and liability insurance required. Strong organizational and communication skills required for a fast-paced environment. Good time management skills. Good verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to push and pull carts loaded with newspapers weighing up to 500 pounds with assistance and repetitively lift newspaper bundles weighing up to 25 pounds.

 

What we Offer:

As a part of Gannett Publishing Services, we offer benefits, including health care, dental and vision coverage, flexible spending account, 401(k) and paid vacation time. Pre-employment background screening is required.

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  • Job Family UNION
  • Job Function Marketing Solutions
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Jackson, MS, USA