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Picking Associate

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Reports to: Picking Supervisor
Employment Status: Full-Time


The Picking Associate is responsible for accurately completing customer orders and delivering them to the conveyor in a timely manner that meets company standards for safety and productivity.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Receive and verify order tickets;
  • Retrieve orders throughout the warehouse;
  • Box orders;
  • Deliver orders to various departments for Shipping;
  • General clean-up of papers, box flaps, and packing materials.


  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • RF Scanner experience highly preferred.
  • Must be able to comprehend written instructions.
  • Ability to complete basic addition, subtraction, and multiplication.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Must be able to lift, push, or pull up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to pull or push up to 1,000 pounds via a rolling cart.
  • Must be able to stand and walk for 10 hours per day.

How to apply

Candidates are asked to visit the IPG Careers page at for application details. Virtual interviews will begin immediately. No phone calls, please.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

About the company

IPG is the original independent distributor of books, ebooks, and audiobooks from publishers around the world, and a top 10 supplier of book content to, Barnes & Noble, independent bookstores, libraries, and specialty markets, in addition to thousands of retailers globally.

Established in 1971, Independent Publishers Group (IPG) was the first organization specifically created for the purpose of marketing titles from independent presses to the book trade. IPG was acquired by Chicago Review Press in 1987. In the fall of 2006, Chicago Review Press, Inc., the parent company of IPG, bought Trafalgar Square Publishing, Inc., the leading North American distributor of UK publishers. Trafalgar Square Publishing was founded in 1973 and as a division of IPG, now distributes products from clients such as Penguin Random House UK, Australia, New Zealand, and China; Allen & Unwin; The History Press UK; Amberley Publishing; HarperCollins UK; Pan Macmillan; and John Blake.

With consistent growth each year, IPG’s success has come from supporting and encouraging the growth of its client publishers in the United States and worldwide. IPG has a wide reach in the market with its distribution of publishers with academic, Spanish-language, children’s, and general nonfiction and fiction titles.