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2nd Shift Material Handler - VAS

Company: Baker & Taylor
Location: Momence
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job DetailsJob Location Momence Book Service Center - Momence, ILPosition Type Full TimeEducation Level High School -Job Shift 2nd Shift 2nd Shift Material Handler- VAS COMPANY PROFILE:

Dream. Create. Inspire. Improving the world through literacy.

Are you interested in more than just a paycheck or job? Come join the team at Baker and Tayler to make an impact on community literacy!

Baker & Taylor has been in business for over 190 years, offering an extensive selection of products and services for academic and public libraries. It is the only partner that can truly offer a one-stop shopping experience for all formats, including print, movies and music, and digital downloadable eBooks and audio content.

Founded in 1828, Baker & Taylor began by binding and publishing books and later expanded into distributing books, originally by horse-drawn carriage. Since then, we've grown our focus and efforts to harness the power of technology and digitization to develop progressive and innovative services that promote the progress and success of your library. Based in Charlotte, N.C., Baker & Taylor is an independent, privately held company. We feel privileged to partner with more than 5,000 libraries and to support our library and publishing partners as they advance literacy in communities worldwide.


Our mission is to help our library partners inspire and serve their communities through literacy and learning. By providing libraries with access to a multitude of formats and titles, we help our library partners meet their patrons where they are at in their lives.


At Baker & Taylor, we embrace the unique perspectives and experiences of our team members, customers, and communities. Together we celebrate a culture that facilitates and inspires lifelong learning.


  • Participation in company health (medical, dental) insurance plans on the 1st of the month following your hire date
  • Company short-term and long-term disability benefits
  • Career development and advancement opportunities


    Matches parts, pulls product, and routes work to appropriate area(s).

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (The following statements describe the general nature of work being performed in this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties. Additional responsibilities may be assigned by management):

    • For Books: Matches products (kits) with appropriate ATS and breaks down kits by title to container.
    • Maintains smooth flow of work to appropriate area(s) (Kit Matcher) and where appropriate, routes work directly to appropriate area(s) (Jacket Selectors) on in-bound line.


      This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands and fingers, and lift/move up to 10 pounds. The employee must frequently reach with hands and arms and occasionally walk. Specific vision requirements include close vision in order to view PC screen.


      The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

      Note The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, ability, and physical demands required to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      • High school education and three to twelve months experience.
      • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence and effectively present information to customers or employees.
      • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's and perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
      • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions and deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Keywords: Baker & Taylor, Joliet , 2nd Shift Material Handler - VAS, Professions , Momence, Illinois

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