Warehouse Associate

  • 2801 Alft Ln, Elgin, IL 60124, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Literati is the fastest-growing company in Arts + Literature in the United States, and the #5 fastest growing company in Texas. Lovingly referred to as Austin's "fiction factory" the company curates and fulfills over a million books per quarter.

Job Description

If you are strong, dependable, reliable, hard-working, and honest, we invite you to come and be a part of our quality-driven team.

We are looking to hire multiple full-time Fulfillment Team Members for our Front Half Shift:

Pay: $16/hr

Schedule: 7am-3:30pm (First Shift)

As a Warehouse Associate you will report to the Fulfillment Center Manager ensuring we utilize the inventory curation properly, pick and pack accurately, ensure all fixtures built with quality in mind, while completing all daily tasks to ensure all production is completed as scheduled. FCSA responsibilities are picking and packing fixtures, fulfilling daily orders, counting inventory, loading, and unloading trucks, moving product, and processing returns safely.  The impact areas for FCSAs are revenue growth, Fulfillment Center execution, and ensuring our product is packed per plan to support our fair customers, the young readers everywhere. The rewards of the position are high visibility and positive impact on literacy world-wide. Growth opportunities exist as we are a startup and anticipate robust growth in business year over year. In this position, you will work with some of the best people in the industry and continue to develop your life skills. 


Bringing the fire. We are a startup, with all the fierce dedication and sparkling energy to accomplish great feats. Iron sharpens iron, and so we’ve refined our teams from only the strongest metals: open minds, bright ideas, and bold determination.


  • Picking, Packing, Order Fulfillment, Counting, Cycle Counts, Advertised Title Walks, QA, Transfers, Fair Production, Auditing, and Training.


  • Detail Oriented

  • Highly Organized 

  • Able to Count and Speak English

  • High Quality Standards

  • Strong Work Ethic

  • Committed to Excellence


  • High school diploma / GED
  • Good attitude and work ethic
  • Team player
  • Reliable Transportation


  • 100% Company-paid benefits for individuals, with multiple, buy-up and family plans.
  • FSA & Dependent Care Account
  • 15 Days’ PTO per calendar year
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Coaching and mentorship from the management team

Additional Information

At Literati, we value the power of reading for all: anyone who dreams, anyone who wonders, anyone of any age, from any background. We are dedicated to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and connectedness that sees, reflects, welcomes, and celebrates the innovation and talent of a diverse array of people.