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Forklift Operator (Paper Handler)

Manufacturing/Production/Operations Jobs
The Seattle Times

Job Summary

Full Time
Posted on
April 10, 2018
The Seattle Times
Bothell, Washington
Years of Experiences
1 - 3
3 - 5
5 - 10
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Education Level
Certification, Vocational

About The Seattle Times

Founded in 1896, The Seattle Times continues its tradition as a family-owned, Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper that cuts through the clutter and provide readers with timely, relevant news. We serve the Pacific Northwest with thoughtful, independent journalism that makes a real difference to our community. And as a media solutions company, we combine cutting-edge digital capabilities and service with the values and integrity of respected traditional media… with an established audience of 1.8 million. Our locally-owned company takes great pride in our impact to the community, as we have for over 120 years. We know this starts with our commitment to our employees, first and foremost. We offer multiple comprehensive health benefit plans for employees (and their families), a 401(k) retirement plan with matching, generous vacation/sick time off, annual wellness benefits, dependent care options, and much more. We continuously strive to provide a work-life harmony that encourages personal and professional growth at a company that breathes deeply held values of quality, independent journalism.

Contact name
Jimmie Smith

Job description

Forklift Operator (Paper Handler) | The Seattle Times

At The Seattle Times, you'll find work that matters.

We serve the Pacific Northwest with thoughtful, independent journalism that makes a difference to our community. As a news media company, we cut through the clutter and provide readers with news and information that is timely, relevant and easy to access in every way they consume it. Founded in 1896, The Seattle Times remains a family-owned business deeply rooted in the community and is committed to principled, investigative news coverage.

We’re excited to announce our Receiving team is growing! The Paper Handler position is a vital role in our team, which is in charge of accurate receiving and handling of newsprint rolls by use of a clamp truck, to include the preparing of rolls, for delivery to the press for daily operations.  The Paper Handler acts as a line of defense for receiving and recycling of all waste from the press, packaging, and outside warehouses.  Successful candidates will be comfortable with the operation of a paper cutter, electric and manual pallet trucks, electric roll movers and electric forklifts.

Note that shifts vary, and include nights, weekends, and holidays.

  • Basic math skills

  • Proficient computer skills

  • Basic English: reading and writing

  • High school or equivalency preferred

  • Must be forklift certified on all receiving lifts within 6 months

  • Detail-oriented

  • Experience in warehousing preferred

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