ABOUT USThe Metroland Eastern Ontario Media Group plays a key role in your community, delivering news and information that”s important to you. We have been proudly serving eastern Ontario communities for more than a quarter century and has experienced tremendous growth over the past several years. Especially proud of the strength of our newspapers, Metroland Media is a print and digital media company providing “hyper-local” editorial content and advertising channels to the communities we serve. We are the ‘Paper of Record’ in most and have a long, distinguished history in many of those communities. Metroland Media is recognized for our advertising expertise, along with our diverse range of local, community focused, specialty publications, website domains and events.THE OPPORTUNITYTo lead and assist in operations on the distribution floor, including coordinating the staging and inserting of flyers on various shifts using inserting machines and evaluation of performance levels to ensure a smooth and efficient workflow for newspapers.KEY ACCOUNTABILITIESIndependently oversee general operation of machine and equipment to ensure production and performance of staff.Properly manage products through material handling and ensure correct versions of flyers are used for insertion.Address mechanical needs of machinery including maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of equipment while maintaining good housekeeping practices.Communicate production status reports to Senior Operator and log all service activity and production output.Complete and enforce all duties in accordance with our Health and Safety policies and the Occupational Health and Safety Act.Assist in general operation of machinery including insertion of flyers and bundling of newspapers. Other duties as assigned.WHAT WE”RE LOOKING FORAbility to excel and make quality decisions in a fast-paced, deadline driven and demanding environment with strong attention to detail.Ability to lift minimum 35 lbs. and stand for an extend period of time with ease.Capable of taking initiative and can work with minimal supervision in a team environment.Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with team members and management.Strong leadership skills with the ability to guide a productive team.Strong written and verbal communication and competent listener.Comfortable working with Microsoft Work, Excel and Outlook.Effective organizational skills, ability to manage time and prioritize tasks appropriately.Open-minded with a willingness to be trained and developed into a Senior Operator.OUR AODA COMMITMENTMetroland is committed to accessibility in employment and to ensuring equal access to employment opportunities for candidates, including persons with disabilities. In compliance with AODA, Metroland will endeavour to provide accommodation to persons with disabilities in the recruitment process upon request. If you are selected for an interview and you require accommodation due to a disability during the recruitment process, please notify the hiring manager upon scheduling your interview.