Willow Springs Careers

Material Handler

Full Job Description

We are looking for Material Handlers to join our team at Lakeside Book Company. As the largest bookmaker in the United States, you will help move the finished product out the door and into the hands of readers across the country. No experience necessary! We will provide you with all the training you need to be successful. Advancement opportunities are available!

Material Handler Starting Rate: $17.00/hour for day shift with shift differential for night shift – NEW, INCREASED WAGES!!
Hours: We have lots of working options to accommodate your lifestyle! 8-hour straight night shift (South plant), 12-hour shift straight night shift (North plant); 12-hour rotating shift (North plant), 12-hour straight day shift (South plant).

Location: North plant: 2347 Kratzer Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 and South plant: 1025 Willow Springs Rd., Harrisonburg, VA 22801

As a Material Handler, you will:

  • Feed book sections into a binding machine
  • Move books from the production line and stack them into boxes
  • Work in a team environment and cross-train with others
  • Receive training to help advance your career


  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to stand for the entire duration of your shift


What we offer you:

  • Your safety is our top priority – we use COVID-safe practices in all we do
  • Paid time off
  • Benefits
  • 401k with a company match
  • Fun team events
  • Growing business with a strong future

Lakeside Book Company has been making books for over 150 years. Our books go into schools to educate children, land on the New York Times Best Sellers list to entertain our minds, and go into bookstores to empower us to be better versions of ourselves every day. As the largest bookmaker in the United States, you will help craft books that end up in the hands of readers across the country.

Lakeside Book Company is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our goal is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants on an equal basis, regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected under federal, state or local law.

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