Forklift Operator 3- 3rd Shift- Temp

Job Locations US-KY-Independence
Posted Date 12 months ago(10/7/2019 1:50 PM)
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Do you dare to reinvent the future of education?

At Cengage, we are harnessing the power of tech to build a future where all learners have the tools and confidence to achieve their goals.


As a Cengage employee, you will blaze a new trail to transform the way people learn. Collaborating with the best of the best, you will feel challenged and inspired to do breakthrough work. With the support of our united team, there is no limit to what you can imagine, create and set in motion.

Are we right for you?

We set the bar higher by bringing our unique talents and point of view to the table every day.  We are curious and comfortable with change and are willing to take risks to transform education. Most importantly, with everything we do, we put learning first.  


As a valued member of the distribution team, the primary objective for this position is to safely and accurately navigate powered industrial trucks (PIT) to aid in picking and returning inventory to and from shelving racks at heights up to 40 ft. Do you have what it takes to be apart of this team?


You will also be responsible for safely transporting inventory from one point to another utilizing the necessary powered industrial truck(s). This position requires physical fitness to continuously reach for product followed by lifting, pushing, pulling and stacking product on pallets at a maximum of 40 feet.

What You'll Do Here:

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • You will utilize appropriate PIT to unload trailers on receiving dock in a safe manner.
  • Utilize radio frequency (RF) equipment to fill full-case orders.
  • Memorize and utilize phonetic alphabet to accurately use voice directed picking system.
  • Utilize sight recognition and matching of alpha and numeric listings to ensure accurate inventory and order placement.
  • You will replenish full-cases to picking shelves.
  • Conduct product moves as directed.
  • You will accurately follow all pallet-layer configurations.
  • Ensure pallets are safely/properly stacked to full capacity.
  • Use fall protection/safety harnesses in compliance with company and OSHA regulations.
  • You will perform consistent counting of product and pallets.
  • Continuously lift (including overhead), push, pull, reach and stack full cases (up to 50 lbs) while maintaining productivity levels at or above standard.
  • Be committed to the team effort.
  • You will also have other duties as requested.

Types of Equipment used:

  • Turret stock picker, cherry picker/order picker, runner, reach truck, RC truck, pallet jack

Skills You Will Need Here:



  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Skilled in site recognition/matching of numeric and alpha groupings.
  • Able to comprehend simple instructions.
  • You should have the skillset to write legibly.
  • You will have the opportunity to exhibit your addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division skills.
  • Be flexible with work hours.
  • Basic computer experience.
  • Stand and walk for 8-10 hours.
  • Follow all safety practices and policies.
  • Maintain appropriate PIT certifications.
  • Adequate computer experience or prior RF unit experience.


  • PIT experience.
  • RF experience.
  • Distribution experience.





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