Distribution Training Associate

Warehouse Romeoville, Illinois


Love Books?

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.

What you will do:

Under general supervision, act as the key instructor for new hires in general warehouse and job tasks.

Ensure new hires are fully competent to the job, skills, and needed tools to achieve the production/quality rates of the business.

Identify and arrange suitable training solutions for employees.

Actively searches, creatively designs, and implements effective methods to educate while enhancing performance and productivity as needed.

What you will need:

HS Diploma or equivalent
1-3 years Warehouse / Training experience
Proficiency using MS Office suite and WMS
Bilingual - English/Spanish

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.