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Material Handler - 1st Shift - Mon-Fri. $17.20/hr.

If  you love books and are looking for a work/life balance, look no further.


Penguin Random House is the premier provider of distribution services in the publishing industry.  Our fulfillment center, located in Reno , NV  is seeking qualified workers and available to work.  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 an immediate opening for a Material Handler on our 1st Shift.  $17.20/hr.

Shift: Monday - Friday (6:00am - 2:00pm). 


Position Responsibilites

  • Palletize cartons and prepare cartons to ship.

  • Maintain a safe and clean work area.

  • Perform product movement or other special work as requested by supervisor.


May also be expected to:

  • Pick orders and and pack books into designated cartons.

  • Assemble/disassemble all needed materials for prepacks and assortments.

  • Wrap small orders, apply proper postage and labels, tape packages and take to shipping

  • Weigh apply postage to all publicity mailings and route directly to shipping.

  • When necessary, change price of books either by machine or manually, operate various equipment, such as tape and price stickering machine.

  • Fill completed cartons with bubble wrap in final pack.


Minimum Requirements

  • Must show initiative to work with little direct supervision.

  • Must be able to read, write and perform simple math.

  • Must be able to regularly lift cartons up to 35 pounds, up to 50 pounds occationally.

  • Must be able to lift, move and handle empty pallets.


Penguin Random House, LLC offers a competitive salary, generous paid time off programs to support a healthy work/life balance and a rich benefits package to include: medical, vision, dental, disability, life insurance, dependent life insurance and 401k for which you are eligible your first day.    


  • Vacation – Less than a year – 10 days, 1 year but less than 2 – 15 days

  • Personal Time - 4 Days

  • Sick Time – 5 Days

  • Parental Leave – 12 Weeks

  • Annual Wellness Reimbursement - $500.00

  • 13 Paid Holidays a Year


Background Screening is part of the employee process




Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. Our range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical/Prescription drug insurance, Dental, Vision, Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Pre-Tax and Roth 401(k), Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life/AD&D Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Student Loan Repayment Program, Educational Assistance & generous paid time off. 


Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world.  In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.  Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others.  More information can be found at
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.



Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: Nevada 

City: Reno 

Postal Code: 89521 

Job ID: 272108

Date:  Jul 9, 2024

Reno, NV, US, 89521

Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe

Job Segment: Book Publishing, Logistics, Industrial, Supply Chain, HR, Publishing, Operations, Manufacturing, Human Resources

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