Title:  Special Equipment Operator 4

Requisition ID:  806

Shelbyville, IL, US, 62565

Department:  Hourly Plant & Mill (Except Maintenance Roles)
Travel:  No Travel Required

At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. 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 products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities.


With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible 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.

A World of Difference. Made Possible.


Special Equipment Operator 4 - Warehouse:

  • $1500 Retention Bonus for New Hires and Qualifying Rehires
  • Starting At $20.19
  • Benefits Start on the 1st Of the Month Following Your Start Date


Unload and deliver materials necessary for manufacturing needs. Duties also include: recording and warehousing raw materials and in-process materials for future use.



Roll clamp, box clamp, forklift, production sheets, clipboard, RF units, floor sweeper, snow removal equipment, and company truck.



  • Perform all duties in a safe and orderly manner
  • Actively engaged, involved, and current in SBO process; Participate in safety meetings and safety tours.
  • Ensure production and distribution of products consistent with established food safety, sanitation and quality standards.
  • Deliver raw or in-process materials to production areas.
  • Properly document transactions between production and warehouse.
  • Operate RF unit.
  • Store all materials in designated storage areas, properly documented and accordance with designated storage patterns. Consolidate product in warehouse to ensure proper room in warehouse.
  • Unload, warehouse, and properly document inbound shipments.
  • Load and properly document outbound shipments.
  • Keep assigned area clean and orderly.
  • Help in reconciling inventory problems.
  • Notify Supervisor and/or Group Leader of any damaged shipments.
  • Check areas of truck described on forklift check sheet and report problems to shift supervisor or group leader.
  • Shuttle materials required for production needs from outside warehouse.
  • Operate Powered Industrial Truck (PIT), baler machines, and tape sealing machines.
  • Fill propane tanks, as assigned.
  • Remove snow.
  • Once qualified, instruct and train other operators.
  • Maintain all work areas in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Fulfill overtime requirements necessary to ensure production and distribution requirements are met.
  • Assist in other areas or perform other duties, as assigned.



  • Ability to successfully complete written and driving examination required to obtain Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) operator license.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and detail orientation.
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to follow verbal or written instructions.
  • Ability to perform the essential physical functions of the position, with or without accommodation.  This includes: Sitting, walking or standing for extended periods of time, up to 12-hours; Occasional Lifting up to 25 lbs.; Visual acuity and depth perception necessary to operator PIT equipment, and read computer screen or other electronic devices; Working in various temperatures & humidity levels.

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 Poster, EEO is the Law.

Nearest Major Market: Decatur