Kaplan Early Learning Company
  • Operations
  • Winston-Salem, NC, USA
  • Competitive Salary
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Attractive Benefits Package, includes matching 401(k) Plan

For over 40 years, Kaplan Early Learning Company has been a leading provider of educational products and services that enhance children's learning in the birth through elementary market.

We bring to market innovative curricula, cutting edge assessments, teacher resource materials, classroom products and valuable professional development opportunities to early childhood and elementary school educators, caregivers and parents around the world.

Do you enjoy traveling and interacting with customers?  If so, this may be the perfect career for you!

About the Position

Our Set-Up Specialists/Truck Drivers are responsible for ensuring quality product assembly, proper loading/unloading and the safe operation of a commercial vehicle (van, straight truck, etc.) to deliver customer orders across interstate lines. Accountable for ensuring compliance with safe driving regulations of various states and DOT requirements.

CDL is NOT required.

Position Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform pre trip safety inspection. Responsible for keeping track of vehicle maintenance schedules and keeping truck clean.
  • Separate orders that are staged on floor and load onto truck using proper loading techniques.
  • Operate 24-foot or larger straight truck and drive across state lines to make the deliveries on date and time specified. Ensure compliance with all DOT and driver policy requirements (completion of driver logbooks, medical certification, cell phone usage, etc.).
  • Unload the truck(s); take materials into the centers to the appropriate areas; assemble items and set up classrooms per the customers' or sales reps' instructions; dispose of empty cardboard. Supervise temporary staff at customer site when necessary.
  • Provide support in the Distribution Center.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum six months warehouse and forklift experience preferred.
  • Commercial driving experience (truck, van, car) is NOT required, but preferred. Valid driver's license with no more than two moving violations within the past three years required. Class A or B Commercial Driver's License a plus. 
  • Basic reading and writing skills, geographic knowledge, and ability to read a map and follow directions required.
  • Incumbent must be customer oriented, exhibit good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be detail oriented and possess good problem solving skills.
  • Requires the ability to frequently lift up to 75 pounds. Aptitude for light assembly of products required.
  • Must be able to work with limited supervision and be willing to work extended hours and weekends.
  • Ability to effectively lead, guide and direct temporary labor.
  • Position requires extended overnight travel. During peak season could be one to two weeks at a time.
  • Current DOT physical or ability to obtain required.

Please include your desired salary range.

Kaplan Early Learning Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome diversity, embrace differences and value a culture of respect.

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