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Pearson B1-Machine Operations Assistant in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

B1-Machine Operations Assistant

Description

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

■This position will support Security Processing during its peak season, but during off peak times will be working extended time in other production areas.

■This position may be required to work off-shift (2nd or 3rd) during peak processing season.

■Provide departmental processing for dock sort, scanning and resolution.

■Effectively utilize the following equipment: motorized pallet truck, manual pallet truck, security scanners, hand scanners, computers and other equipment that may added in the future.

■Be available to assist and train temporary employee staff.

■Assure productivity, quality, and timeliness of work in the completion of assigned projects.

■Service scanning equipment within limits of operator responsibility such as performing routine maintenance and cleaning.

■Review project specifications and work with Senior and lead staff to provide guidance in assuring accurate and complete specifications.

■Assist Senior and lead staff in maintaining schedules by reporting progress on assigned tasks.

■Monitor work activity using Workflow Management and update batch activity.

■Perform routine departmental housekeeping as required.

■Periodically performs duties of higher classified employees for the purpose of training.

■Must be able to work overtime and weekends as needed during peak processing periods.

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge and Experience

■ High schoolgraduate or equivalent preferred.

■One-year experience in a production position preferred.

■Experience using a PC desired.

■Experience using WFM desired.

■A good knowledgeof internal Security Processing procedures is desired.

Physical Demands and Essential Functions

■Must be able to lift boxes weighing up to 50 pounds, move pallets with a minimum of 55 boxes using a manual pallet jack.

■Must be able to stand for long periods of time.

* Cross-Training and Additional Job Functions *

During periods when normal assigned work volume is low, may be required to perform other job functions in other departments within the Operations organization. Employees performing other job functions will receive cross-training to ensure they meet position requirements. Additional position requirements may include but are not limited to: lifting up to 65 lbs., pushing carts/pallets weighing over a 1000 lbs., standing or sitting for extended periods of time, performing basic computer functions.

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-IA-Cedar Rapids

Work Locations: US-IA-Cedar Rapids-7405 Irish 7405 Irish Drive SW Cedar Rapids 52404

Job: Production/Operations

Organization: Assessments School

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Sep 11, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1912249

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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