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Intern Disribution Operations

Company name
Veritiv Corporation

Clifton, NJ, United States

Employment Type


Posted on
Apr 09,2019

Valid Through
Jul 23,2019

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Veritiv has an expansive North American network with more than 180 locations, and we do business with

more than half of the Fortune 500. We're a big company, but we’re also a new company, shaping our

systems and processes to support a successful and sustainable future. We don't just encourage an

entrepreneurial spirit, we embody it.

Are you looking to join a company where you feel empowered in your work and your job is not just a job,

but a path toward a rewarding and successful career? Do you want to be part of a company that

customers and suppliers not only want to do business with but need to do business with?

If you answered yes, then Veritiv might be the place for you. We encourage you to learn about and apply

to Veritiv if you seek a unique work experience, where diverse ideas are met with enthusiasm, and where

you can realize your full potential.

Position Description

Job Summary and Scope

As a Distribution Operations Intern at Veritiv you will take an active part in the daily operations of a multi-million dollar distribution center. You will receive robust training and development through a mix of classroom learning, on-the-job training and mentorship from your leadership team. You will learn how Veritiv distribution operates and runs efficiently in three areas of operations – Shipping and Receiving, Inventory, and Delivery/Transportation

. In addition the candidate will also be involved with a facility consolidation at our new Burlington, NJ location.

Job Responsibilities:


Analyze slotting in the warehouse for optimal picking and putaway efficiencies.

Review customer stratificaiton by account and balance that with service.

Analyze pick parameters in the WMS to optimize picking efficiencies.

Participate in Cost Improvement Programs (CIP) and make recommendations to site leaders.

Shipping and Receiving

Learn to schedule and facilitate inbound receiving of freight and product.

Facilitate distribution of order selection to hourly workforce; aid in ensuring accuracy of outbound orders.

Answer phone calls regarding delivery, scheduling, shipping, and respond or forward to appropriate department.

Process paperwork after freight has been shipped, delivered, or picked up.

Provide support for efficient and orderly move into new facility in Burlington NJ.


Learn to maintain accurate system and physical inventory balances.

Perform daily cycle counts to maintain the ongoing integrity of inventory.

Assist with product identification and location inquires; make approved inventory adjustments to add modify or delete inventory.

Reconcile physical and system records for product damaged by warehouse operations.

Review open customer order requirements against on-site inventory balances.

Identify and obtain proper documents for inbound shipments, damaged merchandise, customer returns.

Delivery and Transportation

Learn to investigate shipping issues to determine a solution to ensure freight can be moved in a timely manner.

Aid in review and management of driver records, transportation safety and compliance data.

Assist in load planning and learn to prepare and plan daily utilization of resources to ensure consistent and efficient delivery

Required Skills

: (List specific skills: technical skills, interpersonal skills, abilities, etc.)

Excellent verbal and written communications skills are essential.

Good interpersonal and conflict management skills are essential.

Excellent organizational, time management and customer relations skills are required.

Strong problem solving skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks are required.

Proven leadership experience, ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment.

The confidence and flexibility to thrive in a fast-paced and sometimes ambiguous environment

An entrepreneurial drive and business acumen.

Required Experience/Education

(List years of experience, education/ certification (minimum and preferred), prior required experience, etc. Identify specific tools or equipment used to perform the job.)

High school diploma or GED equivalent required.

Rising junior or senior currently enrolled in a 4 year degree program - preferably in business, logistics, operations management, or supply chain.

PC proficient in Windows based software programs. Ability to develop proficiency with company computer system is essential.

Ability to have direct, candid and productive conversations around performance.

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

: (Describe any unusual working conditions, such as extreme temperatures, heights, hazardous materials, etc. State percentage of time spent traveling each month, if any.)

Ability to relocate and work a flexible work schedule depending on business needs.

A portion of the incumbent's job responsibilities will require PC work that involves the continuous use of the fingers, hands, wrists, and sitting for frequent periods of time. The incumbent is required to talk, see and hear. The incumbent must frequently lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.

Warehouse environment: Frequent exposure to noise, damage to clothing, and potential minor accident hazards.

Equipment: Personal computer, telephone, fax, printer, scanner, copier, and material handling equipment.

Veritiv is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law. Additionally, Veritiv will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Veritiv’s legal duty to furnish information. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here:

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Company Profile
Veritiv is a North American leader in business-to-business distribution solutions. Helping shape your business success drives everything we do. Our name is based on this commitment and on the core strengths of our business. Derived from verity, it says we’re true to our word, our beliefs, and your needs. The words connective and active in our name signify that we collaborate with you to create solutions that work hard for your business. In today’s rapidly evolving marketplace, you need an edge. You want to increase efficiency, productivity, predictability and sustainability while cutting costs. Our packaging, print, facility, publishing and print management solutions span the entire lifecycle of business operations so you can achieve these goals. And with our industry-leading expertise, proprietary tools and creative ideas, you’ll get the help you need to stay ahead.

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