General Warehouse Associate - 2nd Shift

Distribution Romeoville, Illinois


Warehouse Worker/Associate


Monday - Friday

2nd shift: 3:30PM - 12:00AM 

 $21.00 per Hour

Love Books? Come join a leader who treat Employees as family!

If you love books and want to play an active role in the continued expansion of one of the book industry’s most important and fastest growing organizations, then you must be part of the Readerlink Distribution Service’s dynamic team.   Readerlink sells 1 of every 3 trade print books sold in the United States to a blue chip customer base including the biggest names across multiple retail channels.  In the past few years, Readerlink has become the #1 book distributor in the U.S. by doubling its annual sales to over $1 billion through the distribution of 300 million books per year to over 70,000 store locations nationwide.  Readerlink ships via its extensive logistics network of 6 national distribution facilities totaling 50 acres of building capacity.  Readerlink also publishes under the name Printers Row Publishing Group with four unique imprints:  Canterbury Classics, Portable Press, Silver Dolphin Books, Thunder Bay Press and Dreamtivity.  The diversity of these imprints allows PRPG to develop and expand on book industry trends in both the juvenile and adult book genres.  Readerlink HQ is in Oak Brook, Illinois with its publishing HQ in San Diego CA.

We offer the right candidate a highly competitive salary and much more….

  • 401(k) Matching
  • Employee Discount
  • Health, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Referral Program
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Insurance

The ideal applicants will be responsible for the following:

  • Safely perform assigned warehouse functions utilizing established processes, procedures and tools while meeting performance expectations for productivity, quality, safety and attendance.
  • Functions may include, but are not limited to unloading, put-away, sorting, labeling, picking, packing, replenishing, auditing, shipping, making boxes, etc.
  • Comply with ReaderLink practices, policies, guidelines and procedures as well as state and federal regulations, OSHA and Hazardous Material requirements in the storage, handling and movement of product.
  • Perform necessary housekeeping duties in order to maintain a clean, safe, organized work environment.

To be considered, candidates must have:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
  • 1-3 months of order pulling experience preferred or equivalent combination of education and distribution experience may be substituted.
  • Must be able to stand up to 6- 10 hours in a day.
  • Must be able to walk up to 6-10 hours.
  • Will continuously reach up and out.
  • Will occasionally climb stairs
  • Will occasionally push/pull up to 25 pounds and occasionally push/pull up to 50 pounds.
  • Will frequently lift up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Will occasionally have repetitive foot movement.
  • Will frequently have repetitive hand/arm movements for simple reaching, simple and firm grasping, and/or fine hand manipulation.
  • Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Use hands to finger, handle or feel objects; and reach with hands and arms.
  • Ability to print and speak simple sentences well both written and verbally, in English.
  • Ability to read a limited number of two and three syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between a series of numbers.
  • Ability to add and subtract basic math
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations

The work performed is in a distribution environment which means:

  • The employee is frequently exposed to vibrations and dust and will be working around moving machinery
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate at low decibels
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced, team environment

To join this successful organization, please send your resume.



Job Type: Full-time

ReaderLink is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or status of an individual with a disability. EEO/Minority/Female/Veteran/Disabled

ReaderLink is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.