Production Technician 1 Feeder- 1st Shift

  • 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 or follow Vericast on LinkedIn.

Job Description

Vericast is looking for a Production Technician to join their 1st shift team! As a Production Technician on the Feeder team, you will be responsible for loading, unloading, and maintaining material to assigned machine units, the safe and efficient operation of assigned equipment (different type of equipment varying from 227, Alphaliner and Ferag) and for quality, output and production goals.


  • Load and unload materials into the machine
  • Verify correct material for production line, perform basic machine setup (including being able to work the machine interface or machine controls), adjusting machine components, and troubleshooting as needed
  • Respond to the indicator lights and display screens and know the actions required to mitigate the issue
  • Support and comply with safety and security policies to promote a healthy work environment, including housekeeping standards
  • Support and comply 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. Other duties as assigned



  • High School Diploma or GED (Preferred)


  • 0-1- year related experience (preferred).


  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to assess obstacles and make minor non-mechanical adjustments to ensure safety and maintenance procedures are followed 
  • Ability and knowledge to operate a pallet jack 
  • Ability to speak and communicate effectively utilizing the English language. (Preferred) 
  • Basic math skills
  • Attention to detail 
  • Team player (works well with others).
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment (varying upon equipment).


  • Pallet jack


       •  Communicate with team members.
       •  Share equipment knowledge with team members.
       •  Participate in the Team Business Meetings.


        •  Assist with work prioritization to meet production commitments and goals.


       •  Ability to work overtime beyond regular schedule to complete work assignments as required.


  • 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. 
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may carry up to 15lb., may push and pull up to 40lbs., twist, stand, walk, reach, and grip/grasp throughout the shift.
  • Employees are also required to frequently lift up to 15lbs., and squat and kneel. 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.

Additional Information

Hourly Pay Rate: $15.00 

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:

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