Warehouse/Material Handling Administrator – Pearson – Cedar Rapids, IA

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Full Job Description

  • Lead, guide and direct temporary employees and Material Handlers.
  • Responsible for critical inventory processes (i.e. Receiving and Stock Returns).
  • Plan and carry out necessary activities to meet established schedules, often in a fast

paced environment.

  • Coordinate the loading and/or un-loading of inbound/outbound shipments.
  • Receive, inspect, store and issue material which includes all associated

system transactions

  • Exchange information with outside suppliers and carriers regarding material


  • Follow established inventory control policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate high levels of accuracy in inventory record keeping.
  • Follow written and verbal communication
  • Create and maintain department process documentation and metrics.
  • Perform all duties in a safe manner, maintaining safety as highest priority.
  • Maintain warehouse and work area in a neat, orderly and safe manner.
  • May be required to work in other departments and/or at other Pearson facilities.

May be required to work overtime and off-shifts when needed, including Saturday’s

and Sunday’s.

  • Perform a variety of functions associated with the receipt, inspection, storage,

issue, shipment and movement of material with a demonstrated high level of


Physical Demands and Essential Functions

  • Must be able to lift up to 65 lbs.
  • May be required to push carts weighing 600 pounds and move pallets weighing

2000 pounds with a pallet jack.

  • Position may require frequent periods of standing, bending, twisting and stooping,

as well as walking while carrying a load.

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 weighing up to 600 lbs., standing or sitting for extended

periods of time, performing basic computer functions.

Education, Knowledge and Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Previous experience with operating forklifts and with material handling highly


  • Previous leadership experience helpful.
  • ORACLE experience desired.
  • PC based software experience highly desirable.
  • Ability to operate a forklift and other material handling equipment after successful

completion of OSHA/Pearson training.

  • Experience with RF barcode scanning helpful.
  • This position may require an ability to pass a 1) DOT physical, 2) DOT random drug

test and 3) written/driving test in order to obtain a CDL license to drive the

company truck.

This is an in-office position to report in out Pearson Iowa office,

Shift schedule:

1st shift is 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM

2nd shift is 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM

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:


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.


Organization: Assessments School

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 1098