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Title:  Material Handler

Requisition ID:  12357-159

Tuscaloosa, AL, US, 35401

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

POSITION SCOPE: Safely operates all assigned equipment to move material. Uses all equipment and effectively completes all paperwork accurately. Prepare all products for damage free shipments. Procedures well established and should be followed.  Supervisor readily available as needed.




  • Operates forklift, squeeze box and clamp truck safely (including charging and maintenance of propane and batteries) Performs daily PM checklist.
  • Load/Unload trucks and rail cars.
  • Operate SAP system to check inventory, locations, WIP and production schedule to accurately retrieve material from the job pick lists.
  • Knowledgeable of  SAP procedures for movement of materials and be able to complete efficiently and accurately
  • Work with other material handlers, operators and assistants to keep production areas serviced.
  • Assist less experienced material handlers when necessary
  • Work toward and maintain an accurate orderly inventory by placing product in appropriate location
  • Work in safe manner and assure co-workers work in safe manner
  • Help in general housekeeping

Perform other duties as assigned

Required Experience


  • High school diploma
  • Knowledge in transportation principles and function
  • Ability to function in a team environment
  • Knowledge in PIV skills for Forklift, Clamp and/or Squeeze truck.
  • Must be able to work OT as needed
  • Good communication skills
  • Knowledge of computerized logistics systems
  • Adheres to an appropriate and effective set of core values; advances positive culture

Desired Background

  • 1-3 years of transportation/shipping experience preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge in logistic systems
  • Computer 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.

Nearest Major Market: Tuscaloosa

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