Material Handler - Temp to Hire (2nd Shift)

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About Us
Interested in working with the #1 Most Reputable Retailer in America? Join our Distribution Center!

Our team at the Reno Distribution Center stays on top of it all with cutting-edge inventory management systems and industrial equipment. This position is Temp-to-Hire, read on to hear about the perks you are eligible for if hired on.

Benefits & Perks
The Barnes & Noble employment package includes a whole host of health and financial benefits. It is another way of saying, we want our employees to stay with us for a long time.

Fantastic Benefits Package
401(k) retirement plan (w/ Company-matching contribution)
Discounts on books, devices and accessories (up to 40% off during Employee Appreciation Days)
Paid time off after 6 months
Tuition reimbursement

*2nd shift schedule is 3:00pm-11:30pm and we are currently operating Monday-Friday
*Competitive Pay Rate ($13.00/hour plus a $0.50 shift differential for 2nd shift!)

Job Description
The Material Handler will perform a combination of tasks under specific direction in several areas of the Reno distribution center for efficient material flow through production/assembly areas. These areas include Shipping, Receiving, Putaway, and more!

Tasks may include repetitive lifting up to 50lbs, loading and unloading trucks, restocking of shelves and loading to and unloading from conveyor equipment while demonstrating safe and proper lifting techniques.

Essential Functions

• Replenish and provide supplies or product to assigned areas so as to maintain high productivity and minimum downtime
• Palletize and de-palletize merchandise and ensure the safe, efficient buildup/breakdown of pallets
• Load and unload trailers in a manner that ensures damage free merchandise
• Ensure broken down freight is properly stored, staged and protected from the elements at all times
• Rotate to different areas within the warehouse depending on the needs and priorities of the business
• Frequent and safe use of hand tools: box cutters, tape gun, and cleaning gear


• Warehouse experience a plus
• Knowledge of the RF (Radio Frequency) gun a plus
• Must be able to work in a physically demanding role
• Must be able to accurately and efficiently move material so orders are neat and damage free
• Must be able to handle multiple assignments in a fast paced environment
• Must be able to stand for long periods of time and perform continuous lifting, pushing and pulling up to 50 lbs.
• Must act with integrity and trust, promoting our bookselling culture and core values
• Basic written and verbal English communications skills required


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