Logistics Technician 1 (Line Driver)

  • Full-time
  • Shift: 1st

Company Description

Valassis, a Vericast business, is a premier marketing solutions company that accelerates profitable revenue growth for the thousands of businesses it serves directly by influencing consumer purchasing and transaction behavior at scale while engaging with over 120 million households daily.  We are recognized as leading providers of incentives, advertising, marketing services, transaction solutions, customer data and cross-channel campaign management, and intelligent media delivery that create millions of customer touch points annually for their clients.  For more information, visit http://www.vericast.com or follow Vericast on LinkedIn.

Job Description


  • 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. 



•   High School Diploma or GED (Preferred)


• 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 (varying upon equipment). 
  • 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.

All team members are responsible for demonstrating the company's Core Values at all times and for using Performance Excellence principles to continuously improve effectiveness, efficiency, products, and services.  This includes, but is not limited to, participating on improvement teams, recommending and implementing improvement ideas, and participating in training and other activities to keep up to date on processes, information, etc.
All team members are responsible for supporting and complying with internal and external audits, to include providing information, performing assigned tasks to ensure compliance, and preparing and maintaining evidence that key duties identified as internal controls have been performed.
All team members are responsible for supporting and complying with safety and security policies to promote a healthy working environment.
Vericast is an equal opportunity employer.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, 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 Administrator directly at 616-541-3145.

Additional Information

Hourly Pay Rate: $16.00 

The ultimate compensation offered for the position will depend upon several factors such as skill level, cost of living, experience, and responsibilities.

Vericast 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!

At Vericast, we don’t just accept differences - we celebrate them, we support them, and we thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, our clients, and our community. As an Equal Opportunity employer, Vericast 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. Applicants who have disabilities may request that accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process by contacting our Talent Acquisition team at [email protected]. EEO is the law. To review your rights under Equal Employment Opportunity please visit: www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

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