Material Handler

565 Gerdau Dr, Jackson, TN 38305, USA Req #140
Monday, April 1, 2024

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Material Handler


Job Overview

This is a role within the distribution center of Simon & Schuster, a 100-year-old company with offices around the world. In this role you will be a Material Handler in Split Care/Work Order Department.  

What you will be doing on a daily basis


  • Pick orders to fill orders using voice picking equipment.
  • Follow simple voice commands to fill book orders.
  • Meet or exceed LM SOP quota.
  • Scan labels using finger scanner.
  • Counting, restacking, rewrapping and/or replenishing books.


Some requirements:


  • Ability to understand and follow simple commands.
  • Able to meet daily LM quota for picking.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good listening skills.
  • Good math skills.
  • You must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds.
  • You must have careful attention to detail and strong communication skills.
  • You must have the ability to stand for up to 8 hours/day.
  • Able to follow all safety standards.
  • Overtime as needed.

What we offer:


  • An employee profit sharing plan
  • Medical/Dental/Vision effect as of the first day of employment.
  • Paid vacations, paid holidays.
  • Life insurance and short-term disability
  • 401k with Company Matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement.

Shift 7:30AM to 4PM.

Simon & Schuster US is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. At Simon & Schuster US, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do. From employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Simon & Schuster US is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education. The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable.

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Other details

  • Job Family Material Handling
  • Job Function Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 565 Gerdau Dr, Jackson, TN 38305, USA