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Title:  Material Handler

Requisition ID:  8410-159
Location: 

Fort Smith, AR, US, 72923

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade: 

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.

 

Shipping Tow Motor Operator

 

Graphic Packaging International, Inc., headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, is a leading provider of packaging solutions for a wide variety of products to food, beverage and other consumer products companies.  The Company is one of the largest producers of folding cartons and holds a leading market position in coated-unbleached Kraft board and coated-recycled board.  One of its facilities is currently seeking an experienced Shipping Tow Motor Operator for the Fort Smith, AR plant that is part of the Consumer Products Division

Position Purpose

The primary role of this position is to actively assist the Finishing and Cutting Department presses as a Material Handler on the Forklift.

Work in a safe and efficient manner.

 

Job Functions

Remove loads from cutters blank and ship to shipping and flip loads

  • Bring loads to the gluers and place at the feed table; Bring loads to CI and remove loads from CI
  • Band waste and take loads to banding station; Put corrugated and pallets on platforms when needed
  • Remove finished loads from platforms and take finished goods to shipping
  • Empty dumpster and empty the corrugated waste and band
  • Replace empty glue bins and put glue barrels in cart; Change the batteries
  • Perform safely inspection on lift (at beginning of shift) and clean Lift daily
  • Put loads on the Second floor when needed; Watch for pedestrians and other trucks
  • Supply hand-pack with stock and material and remove finish goods from hand-pack
  • Take corrugated back to shipping when cutting or finishing are through using it (must have id tags on them)
  • Clean floors with the power boss (floor sweeper) and maintain power boss floor sweeper
  • Paint lift trucks, replace walkways lines, and paint yellow poles
  • Directly involved in responsibilities / actions related to Prerequisites and Food Safety Programs
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    Job Specifications

    • A high school diploma or GED is preferred but not required.
    • Ability to be a certified fork truck operator.
    • Previous fork lift experience is required.

     

     

    The above job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

    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.  Please apply at www.graphicpkg.com

     

    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, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran 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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     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 Smith

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