Special Equipment Operator 4

Graphic Packaging International - Shelbyville, IL

Full-time
OPPORTUNITY: We are a Foodservice cup forming manufacturing operation seeking candidates to join our Shelbyville, Illinois team. This job posting is for a Transportation Department Special Equipment Operator 4 (PIT/Forklift Operator). Pay begins at $17.25 / hour, progressing to $18.11 / hour after 6 months, plus $0.65 night shift differential. We continually encourage our employees to advance their careers through on-the-job training and job progression through our strong promotion from within program. Many of our roles are skilled trade positions and our employees build successful careers in the Printing & Packaging industry with an earning potential to $25.55 / hour plus shift differential. We offer a wide array of benefits including, but not limited to, Paid Vacation & Holidays, optional Health, Dental, and Life Insurance, including health spending accounts and a progressive healthy lifestyle program, and a 401-K program with a company matching component and standard supplemental company contributions. Employees may voluntarily elect Pet Insurance, Home & Auto Insurance Programs, Purchasing Power, Tuition Reimbursement, Aflac, Lifelock Identity Protection, and Hyatt Legal Services. Tobacco Cessation programs and an Employee Assistance/Referral Program, Uniform Service, Safety Shoe, and Safety Prescription-Eyewear benefits are also available.

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JOB SUMMARY: Load and unload product to and from customers. Complete necessary paperwork for recording of inbound and outbound locations. Warehouse products received from conveyor or truck. Understand and align business operations through execution of the role, exceeding customer expectations and aligning with GPI business, cultural, financial and operational objectives.

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.
Perform all duties in a safe and orderly manner; Be actively engaged in safety programs.
Ensure production and distribution of products consistent with established food safety, sanitation and quality standards.
Operate Powered Industrial Truck (PIT); Operate clamp truck; Operate man lift to heights of 30 feet.
Operate RF units.
Unload, warehouse, and properly document inbound shipments.
Wrap units and change stretch wrap rolls; Proficiently use automatic wrappers.
Load and properly document outbound shipments.
Store finished goods in designated storage areas as properly documented.
Pick and properly document all staged loads.
Consolidate product in warehouse.
Once qualified, instruct and train other.
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.

Required Skills

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE / SKILLS:
Manufacturing experience, preferred.
Minimum of 3 year of Powered Industrial Truck (PIT) experience.
Experience operating clamp trucks, preferred.
18 years or older.

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:
High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS:
12-hour shifts with rotating weekends off.
Must be willing and able to work overtime.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
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: Walking or standing for extended periods of time, up to 12-hours; Lifting, lowering and carrying to 50 lbs.; Overhead lifting; Hearing and visual acuity and depth perception necessary to operator PIT equipment, and read computer screen or other electronic devices; Working in various temperatures & humidity levels; Working at heights to 30 feet.

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.