Janitorial Associate 3rd Shift - $16.33 per hour

Company: Penguin Random House North America 

Requisition ID: 139141 

Penguin Random House is the premier provider of distribution services in the publishing industry.  Our state-of-the-art national fulfillment center, located in Crawfordsville Indiana, is seeking quality workers ready and available to work an agreed upon work schedule.   It is only with a dedicated staff we are able to meet and exceed our customers’ expectations by picking, packing and shipping approximately 1.2 million books daily to customers around the world. 



We have immediate openings for a 3rd shift Janitorial Assistant.  The shift will consist of Sunday - Thursday, 11:00 pm - 7:00 am.  


Position Summary:

Under general supervision performs a variety of custodial duties in assigned areas.  Responsible for general cleaning in all areas of the facility  Primarily works on own, with mininal direct supervision.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Sweeps, mops and dusts bathrooms, cafeterias, offices and entry ways
  • Removes full trash containers from bathroom, cafeterias and offices
  • Drives powered rider utility vehicle to take supplies and equipment to assigned areas
  • Responsible for keeping track of consumable supply items such as paper towel, bathroom tissue, cleaning supplies etc. Responsible for turning in orders so as to keep facility adequately supplied. Checks in received orders to verify shipment are complete
  • Coordinates extra cleaning of floors and carpets with outside vendors
  • Check supply levels of coffee machines in cafeterias and order supplies as needed
  • Handles a variety of chemicals for cleaning.  Follows all safety procedures
  • On occassion must handle bodily waste clean-up and disposal.  Follow proper procedures for handling and disposal
  • Any other special cleaning related items as assigned


Essential abilities include:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively by oneself with minimal direct supervision throughout the day
  • Ability to maintain good overall safety and attendance record
  • Be able to handle and lift mop buckets weighing up to 40 lb
  • Must adhere to all established safety and precaution measures.  The Health and Safety of all our employees is critical

We offer an excellent benefits package and generous paid time-off on your first day.   


Background and Drug Screening is part of the employment process.






Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Date:  Apr 8, 2021

Crawfordsville, IN, US, 47933

Nearest Major Market: LaFayette

Job Segment: Custodial, Logistics, 3rd Shift, Supply, Book Publishing, Manufacturing, Operations, Night, Publishing