Forklift Operator (Morning Shift)


Riverside, NJ, US, 8075




Simon and Schuster – Forklift Operator

Simon & Schuster, LLC now operates as an independent company and is no longer associated with Paramount Global. Candidates hired for this, or any other posted Simon & Schuster role will be employees of Simon & Schuster, LLC, subject to all policies and eligible solely for the benefits plans thereof. We have updated our Workplace Privacy Notice to reflect this corporate change. If you have questions, please contact us here:
Job Overview
This is a role within the distribution center of Simon & Schuster, a 100-year-old company with offices around the world, that is also the only US owned book publishing house.   In this role you will be responsible for operating an industrial forklift truck to accomplish various materials handling assignments.
What you will be doing on a daily basis:
•  Operate forklifts and other heavy equipment to move materials within the warehouse.
Perform shipping duties, including verifying, and documenting outgoing shipments.
Inspect equipment for safety and report any maintenance or repair needs.
Adhere to all safety protocols and guidelines to ensure a safe work environment
• Follow standard operating procedures for warehouse distribution and materials handling.

Some requirements:

•    You must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds. 
•    Ability to accurately perform basic math calculations for inventory management.
•    Experience in shipping, receiving, and warehouse operations.
•    You must have careful attention to detail and strong communication skills
•    Some analytical experience is preferable.
•    Excellent attention to detail to ensure accurate product handling and documentation
•    You must have the ability to stand for up to 8 hours/day

Shift and Schedule:
•    Our distribution facility operates in 3 shifts and this particular role is part of the morning shift, working Monday- Friday (7:00 AM – 3:00 PM).  There is an opportunity for overtime as well.
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.

LOCATION:                Riverside, NJ


Simon & Schuster has been named to Forbes magazine list of “America’s Best Mid-Size Employers 2022.”

Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world’s most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards. It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories. 
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