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Title:  Warehouse Operator - 12hr Day-Shift (Main Location)

Requisition ID:  10924-159
Location: 

Staunton, VA, US, 24401

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.

 

Warehouse Operator – Shipping/Receiving

Our Staunton, VA facility to looking for a Warehouse Operator for Shipping/Receiving department. This position will be responsible for receiving raw materials, supplies and other items from vendors and suppliers. They will also be responsible for storing and loading the manufactured goods and preparing shipments to customers, while also maintaining the warehouse.

**This position will be report to our main site and will work a rotating 12-hour day shift, 7am-7pm**

Primary Responsibilities are, but not limited to the following:

  • Check invoices, packing slips, bills of lading
  • Check condition of material
  • Check condition of trucks
  • Report defects following company SOP’s
  • Unpack, distribute to appropriate storage and/or work areas
  • Complete required internal record keeping
  • Store manufactured goods in warehouse according to GMP’s/ FIFO
  • Properly load and unload materials to prevent damage
  • Examine outgoing shipments to ensure they meet specifications
  • Maintains inventory of shipping materials
  • Operation/maintenance of forklift trucks and pallet jacks
  • Operations of roll clamp truck to load and unload roll stock materials from railcars or trailers into the warehouse/staging area
  • Ensure that prescribed safety measures are followed
  • Comply with company policies, procedures, rules and regulations
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Willing and able to assist at both the main site location and the off-site warehouse location when needed

 

Ideally the individual that would be a strong fit for this position would have some of the following knowledge/skills and abilities;

  • Proficient in reading, writing to complete required paperwork
  • Perform mathematical functions as related to required paperwork
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve problems
  • Thorough knowledge of safety regulations, occupational hazards and related safety precautions in the work
  • Operate a forklift and pallet jack
  • Operate a clamp truck
  • Mechanical aptitude

 

An individual in this position must be able to learn and demonstrate the following skills;

  • Electrical Pallet Jack Operation
  • Forklift Operation
  • Clamp Truck operation
  • Advantz-ware Software System for tracking of packages

 

Job Requirements:

  • At least one year of professional working experience, preferred in a manufacturing environment with experience operating a fork truck
  • Skills: Mechanical

 

Job Preferences:

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Experience operating a clamp truck
  • Two or more years working in a warehouse/manufacturing environment in the shipping and receiving department

 

Essential Job Functions include the following:

  • Equipment Used: horizontal and vertical balers, forklift, banding equipment
  • Personal Protective Equipment Required: Steel-toed footwear, safety glasses, leather gloves, hearing protection
  • Lifting Requirements:
    • Occasionally (1-10%) up to 75 pounds, with up to 50 pounds to a height of 5’
  • Other Physical Requirements:
    • Occasionally (1-33%) of the following activities:
      • Standing, bending, squatting, climbing (up to 24’), reaching above the shoulder, reaching at waist or lower, carrying, walking and stooping
      • Pushing and pulling force up to 15 pounds
    • Frequently (34-66%) twisting
    • Continuously grasping and sitting
    • Not at all; stretching, kneeling, crawling or fingering
    • Frequent use of both feet to use pedals
    • Must have right and left-hand coordination
    • Normal range of cervial motion required
    • Position requires use of computers

 

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


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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.


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