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Title:  Material Handler

Requisition ID:  10813-159
Location: 

Kendallville, IN, US, 46755

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

OPPORTUNITY: We are a folding carton manufacturing operation seeking candidates to join our Kendallville, IN team. We’re recruiting for multiple positions so be sure you review all of our job postings.  This job posting is for a Material Handler

 

PAY PROGRESSION:

  • Start Rate - $18.65/HR
  • 90 Days - $19.65 /HR
  • 9 Months - $21.70/HR

PLUS, SHIFT PREMIUM: $1.45/HR

BENEFITS:

Our employee’s health and quality of life are important to us.  That’s why we offer a benefits program that supports and protects them, their families, and their future.

GPI pays the full cost of certain “basic” benefits, including:

  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability

 Optional benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401(k), with company match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vacation, Holiday Pay and Attendance Bonus

SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to work any shift, including 12 hour shifts (typically 6:30 to 6:30)
  • MUST BE WILLING AND ABLE TO WORK EVENING AND WEEKENDS
  • Ability to work compulsory mandatory overtime as required
  • 3-2-2 Schedule(alternating days of the week)
  • Employees must have the ability to work alternate schedules and overtime that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime.

 

POSITION PURPOSE

Operates propane or electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices such as forks and clamps to lift, stack, or move product, equipment, or materials between loading, processing, and storage areas in a warehouse or factory

JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Serve as a resource to production with the movement of materials such as rolls, dies, ink, corrugate, WIP, coating, and white waste.
  • Stages load for transport by stacking, arranging, and securing loads
  • Unloads and loads tractor trailers
  • May inventory materials
  • May weigh materials or product and record weight and other production data on tags, labels, or shipping paperwork
  • Examines contents and compares with records, such as manifests, invoices, bill of lading, or orders to verify accuracy of incoming and outgoing shipment
  • May enter, transcribe, record, or maintain information in either written form or electronically
  • Tends and replenishes automatic shrink bell
  • Tends and maintains baler room
  • Moves levers, turns steering wheel, and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus
  • Unloads and stacks material by raising and lowering lifting device
  • Positions forks and other lifting devices under or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, rolls, products, or materials and transports load to designated area
  • May manually load or unload materials onto or off pallets, skids, or lifting devices
  • Performs routine maintenance on vehicles and auxiliary equipment such as cleaning, lubricating, recharging or exchanging batteries and replacing liquefied-gas tank
  • Performs routine inspections on vehicles and auxiliary equipment
  • 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
  • JOB SPECIFICATIONS
  • High School Diploma, GED
  • Basic computer skills, data entry
  • Utility Operator certification (required for Utility Material Handler role)
  • Ability to work any shift, including 12 hours, evenings, and weekends
  • Ability to work compulsory mandatory overtime as required

  • 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.