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Title:  Shipping

Requisition ID:  13064-159

Auburn, IN, US, 46706

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

The Shipping employee will operate industrial truck equipment with lifting devices such as forklifts and clamp trucks to lift, stack, or move product, equipment, or materials between loading, processing and storage areas in the warehouse.


Primary Responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:


  • Receives goods and verifies the quality and count of all items unloaded from trucks and trailers; checks against suppliers count and immediately reports discrepancies to carriers, supervisors, and purchasing officer per company policy.
  • Verifies and records all items loaded for shipments.
  • Carefully and accurately maintains shipping records for requested categories including goods returned, dunnage, and returnable pallets.
  • Examines contents and compares with records, such as manifests, invoices, bill of lading, or orders to verify accuracy of incoming and outgoing shipment
  • Notifies supervisor of major discrepancies, over-shipments, or substitutions.
  • Transports materials on shipping dock with a hand truck or other vehicle as needed.
  • Loads trucks using a forklift.
  • Moves levers, turns steering wheel, and presses pedals to drive truck and controls movement of lifting apparatus.
  • Stages loads for transport by stacking, arranging, and securing loads.
  • Unloads and stacks materials by raising and lowering lifting devices.
  • Supplies production with materials as needed.
  • Shares an obligation to protect and strengthen Graphic Packaging International’s good reputation in our relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, investors, and governmental agencies, and to act consistently with our core values: Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork
  • Performs other clerical duties.
  • Assists other departments as needed.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to follow directions and work well in a team environment.
  • Ability to accurately sort, count, and verify items received.
  • Ability to safely and efficiently operate material handling equipment (forklift & clamp truck).
  • Basic understanding of warehouse procedures.
  • Good organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of use with Microsoft Office Suite/inventory software to maintain records and input data.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Basic computer and data entry skills.
  • Visual color discrimination, ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision.
  • Good attendance


To perform this job successfully, an individual must have excellent attendance, be able to work independently and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • High School Diploma preferred, technical school education, or equivalent.
  • 1-2 years of related shipping experience preferred.
  • Training in forklift and clamp truck safe operating procedures.
  • Experience working in a fast pace manufacturing environment.

Color Management

  • Successfully passing a vision assessment


Language Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure.


Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written and oral form.


Required Experience

At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child's cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! We're one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world's most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.

With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry's best to reward the talented people who make our company successful.

If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we'd love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.

Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.

Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne

Job Segment: Shipping and Receiving, Warehouse, Clerical, Forklift, Data Entry, Manufacturing, Operations, Administrative