Job Description:Join us and help us create lifelong readers!Position: Warehouse Workers - Part Time SeasonalLocation: Clinton, MAShift Hours: 4 :00 PM to 10:00 PM, Monday through FridayPay Rate: $19.50 an hourEach year Scholastic Book Fairs, in partnership with schools across the country, hosts more than 100,000 book fair events that give more than 35 million students and their families access to thousands of affordable and educational products, helping foster a lifelong love of reading.We are currently in search of Part Time Seasonal Warehouse associates to help our facilities build book fairs for schools. These part time seasonal positions offer a variety of hours to work during the peaks of the school year (Monday-Friday) and are typically off during summer and winter school leave periods. We offer major holidays, offer generous 50% off discount on Scholastic merchandise, and a 401k plan.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assist in the production of book fairs, by packing metal cases, boxes, and displays with book and non-book product, according to corporate process and procedure and meeting productivity and quality standards.
Demonstrate proficiency in packing all components and sub-components for all cases, boxes, and displays.
Consistently meet minimum required production, accuracy or quality standards for the work performed.
Ensure condition of all outbound cases, boxes, and displays are clean, safe, and in good condition.
Assist in the processing of returned book fairs, by unpacking metal cases, boxes, and displays with book and non-book product, according to corporate process and procedure and meeting productivity and quality standards.
Monitor inventory levels on applicable component product lines to ensure book fairs can be properly packed.
Learn and demonstrate basic scanner proficiency, i.e. item inquiries and requesting replenishment of Pick locations.
Assist in the picking and packing of customer reorders
Ensure that your work area is neat, clean, safe, and organized at all times.
Individually, and in partnership with other co-workers, perform seasonal inventory production-line resets.
Learn and demonstrate proficiency in all Fair Finishing and Assembly functions, including the Quality Assurance scanning functions.
Participate and assist in Physical Inventory functions, including the counting of inventory.Participate and assist in conducting Customer Appreciation Warehouse Sale Events.
Responsible for the careful handling of all merchandise at all times.
Ensure that all warehouse equipment and tools are properly utilized to increase productivity, efficiency, and safety; report any unsafe conditions, damaged equipment or injury (to self or co-worker) to your supervisor or manager immediately.
Utilize proper techniques for lifting, packing, and handling heavy objects, climbing ladders and pushing/pulling display cases.
Accurately and timely complete Labor Data Collection Cards to according to company standards.
May operate motorized pallet jacks upon successful completion of the SBF power equipment training program.
Maintain attendance and punctuality as required by assigned work schedule and within company standards.
Maintain a courteous and positive relationship with all co-workers and customers.
Drug and alcohol free policy compliance.
Other duties as assigned.
QualificationsQUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
High School Diploma or GED Certificate preferred.
Ability to demonstrate basic product scanner proficiency (i.e., ordering replenishment) effectively with minimal errors.
Strong team player and the ability to get along with co-workers.
Good verbal/written communication skills, basic math skills, and ability to read documents in English, such as safety rules, operating instructions and procedure manuals.
PHYSICAL DEMANDSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must be able to lift boxes that weigh up to 50 lbs occasionally on a daily basis.
Must be able to lift boxes that weigh up to 30 lbs to a height of 70” occasionally on a daily basis.
Must be able to push wheeled cases, which may weigh in excess of 300 lbs, with an initial force of up to 50 lbs and a sustained force of up to 30 lbs.
Must be able to stand, reach above and below the shoulders, squat, bend and kneel as necessary to perform the job.
Must be able to tolerate work in a non-air conditioned environment.
Must be able to accurately follow specific instructions for multiple detailed assembly processes.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.Time Type:Part timeJob Type:Regular SeasonalJob Family Group:Distrib & Matls MgmtLocation Region/State:MassachusettsEEO Statement:Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran. Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination.EEO is the Law Poster (https://www.scholastic.com/content/dam/scholastic/corp-home/eeo-is-the-law-poster-english.pdf)EEO Scholastic Policy StatementPay Transparency Provision (https://www.scholastic.com/content/dam/scholastic/corp-home/pay-transparency.pdf)Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of core literacy curriculum and professional services, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs for pre-K to grade 12, classroom magazines and other products and services that support children's learning both in school and at home. With operations in 14 international offices and exports to 165 countries, Scholastic makes quality, affordable books available to all children around the world through school-based book clubs and book fairs, classroom collections, school and public libraries, retail and online. True to its mission of 97 years to encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all children beginning with literacy, the Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to educators and families. Learn more at: www.scholastic.comWe're always looking for talented people to join Scholastic in instilling a love of reading and lifelong learning in children. At Scholastic, our benefit plans have been designed to be in line with market conditions and employee needs. Our plans provide flexibility and allow individuals a broad range of choices that can be tailored to meet each employee's needs. Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Full-time