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Machine Operator

Company: Pearson
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose - to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world's leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com. Education, Knowledge and Experience * High school graduate or equivalent preferred. * One-year experience in a production position preferred. * Experience using a PC desired. * A good knowledge of internal Security Processing procedures is desired. Organizational Relationships Reports to: Manager, Production Operation Direction Received from: Manager, Production Operation, Operation Representative and Senior Production Coordinator and Lead. 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. 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. This position will be reporting on site in our Cedar Rapids, Iowa office Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose - to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world's leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com. Pearson believes that wherever learning flourishes, so do people. We are committed to being an anti-racist company in everything we do. We value the power of an inclusive culture and a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm, and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to a sustainable environment and workplace where talent can learn, grow, and thrive. To learn more about Pearson's commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, please click here: http://www.pearson.com/careers/diversity-and-inclusion.html Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other group protected by law. Job: PRODUCTION/OPERATIONS Organization: Assessments School Schedule: FULL_TIME Req ID: 866

Keywords: Pearson, Cedar Rapids , Machine Operator, Other , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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