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Operations Management Trainee

Thomson Reuters Production & Materials Management 10/10/2017 2:22:19 PM Eagan, MN United States of America
Job Description

Operations Management Trainee

At Thomson Reuters Core Publishing Solutions, we provide quality book printing and distribution servces for our clients throughout Minnesota, the United States and around the world.  With a range of printing, warehousing, and fulfillment services to offer, we provide clients with timely, cost-effective solutions to their printing and distribution needs.

Our 1.3 million square foot manufacturing facility in Eagan, Minnesota, is one of the largest printing, warehousing and fulfillment facilities in the United States.  We have a strong history of creating quality products for business within Thomson Reuters and for external customers around the globe.


Role Description


The Operations Management Trainee (OMT) program includes a rotation through all departments in Thomson Reuters Core Publishing Solutions in preparation for a supervisory role.  Candidates are introduced to the complete manufacturing processes of hard and softbound books plus warehouse and fulfillment functions, as well as operations management in a three-shift environment.  The program involves hands-on experience in all aspects of the production process, as well as leadership development and project work. 




· Bachelors Degree preferred OR a minimum of 7 years of experience in print manufacturing or similar work environment required

·  Experience in establishing presence as a leader, formally or informally, and modeling appropriate behaviors

Required Skills: 

- Leadership Ability

- Comfortable interacting with people at all levels; adept at building relationships

- Experienced in addressing and working through conflict

- Ability to give coaching and feedback to colleagues and subordinates

- Demonstrated prioritization skills

- Able to manage both upward and downward in a professional manner

·  Open to and willing to act on feedback and coaching

·  Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment

·  Computer skills: MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint; SAP/ERP a plus

·   Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form

· Critical thinking and analytical skills· 

·  Flexibility to vary hours across three shifts as needed for rotational assignments in a 24x5 manufacturing operation


· Experience with process or continuous improvement tools and methodologies preferred



For more information about Thomson Reuters Core Publishing Solutions, please visit the following web site: and see employees’ comments about our lean manufacturing initiatives at . 

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Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Req #: JREQ091629
Locations: Eagan-Minnesota-United States of America
Job Function: Production & Materials Management
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