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Title:  Night Shift Forklift Operator- Starting pay $17.16!

Requisition ID:  13005-159

Chicago, IL, US, 60624

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

FLSA Code: Hourly


Join us and make a difference! Our team of essential workers are a key component in ensuring a stable food supply. We are looking for a Forklift operator that is able to work any shift, overtime, call-ins, and holidays. Great candidates are self-starters that work well in a team setting to drive results for business operations.

Required Skills

Job Requirements
• High School Diploma or Equivalent
• Basic math skills
• Core Values: Demonstrates qualities of our Core Values – Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships & Teamwork
• Occasional lifting up to 35 lbs
• Ability to work in areas of fluctuating temperature
• Ability to stand for extended periods
• Ability to frequently climb stairs




General Description of Responsibilities:

  • Load and unload inbound shipments
  • Move merchandize to storage locations
  • Building, picking, and loading pallets
  • Perform quality checks on inbound goods
  • Carryout simple maintenance on the forklift, like recharging its battery and refueling
  • Identify and report mechanical and electrical faults to the supervisor or to the right technicians
  • Pack goods in the warehouse by hand when situation demands
  • Move product from the warehouse to other units within the company either by using the forklift
  • Stacking empty pallets and relocation of pallets
  • Responsible for reviewing daily production schedules and retrieve material from inventory.
  • Transport roll stock to Sheeting machines per production schedule.
  • Removed access roll stock and document remaining inventory.
  • Stage material for job runs efficiently.
  • Inspect the quality of roll stock and report any issues to the management team.
  • Examines own work for exactness, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures.
  • May be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.

Weigh goods and record the weight in a log sheet.

Desired Experience/Qualifications/Education:

  • 1 Years minimum experience operating a forklift and reach experience.  
  • 1 Years’ experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to pull inventory with provided schedules.


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.

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