Title:  Warehouse

Requisition ID:  19734-159

Kenton, OH, US, 43326

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

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This job posting is for a Warehouse Loader with a pay range of $18.15 to $20.25/hour plus shift differential.



The Warehouse Loader employee will safely operate a powered industrial truck (PIT) or clamp truck to transport material, product and supplies throughout the facility.  They will load trailers with finished product and materials, coordinate material delivers throughout the plant to ensure zero machine down time and perform routine machine cleaning.  They understand and align business operations and Warehouse Department as he/she executes their role to exceed customer expectations and align with GPI business, cultural, financial and operational objectives.

WORK SCHEDULE: Night Shift 7:00 P.M. – 7:00 A.M. (either C or D shift)

Must be willing and able to work nights and weekends. Opportunities to move to day shift schedule available!


JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.

  • Work within and adhere to GPI’s core values of Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships and Teamwork.
  • Safely operate PIV/forklift.
  • Receive all paper, cartons, machine parts and plastic for lids.
  • Supply departments with needed material, product and supplies.
  • Utilize the RF computer system to transport product accurately and timely.


  • Load and inspect trailers.
  • Process spoilage.
  • Ensure balers are operating efficiently.
  • Operate up-enders to process rolls.
  • Clean areas and machines as scheduled.
  • Operate the floor scrubber.
  • Responsible for assuring production of products consistent with established food safety, sanitation and quality standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • 1 -2 years manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Prior PIV/forklift experience preferred.
  • Must complete PIV/forklift training program; training to be provided by department.




  • Warehouse schedules are up to 12-hour shifts on alternate days with rotating weekends off.  However, 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.



  • Climbing on/off PIV up to 130 times in a 12-hour period
  • Sitting or standing, depending on changing job assignment, for extended periods.
  • Awkward and/or repetitive movements.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Push/pull wheeled carts with up to 1,600 lb. load.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various hand and electrical tools and equipment.
  • Work in areas of fluctuating temperature.


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.

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