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Forklift Operator


Georgia-Pacific in Wheatfield, IN, is looking for safety-oriented individuals to join our team as Forklift Operators. Forklift Operators will operate a sit-down forklift to load and unload trailers while keeping accurate shipment records. Georgia-Pacific employees strive for compliance, safety, and health excellence while achieving an injury free workplace. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Safely operating a 10,000 lb. sit-down forklift to load and unload trailers
  • Ensuring accurate record keeping for all inbound and outbound shipments
  • Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures
  • Operating machinery to expected performance levels
  • Performing general housekeeping duties to keep work areas clean and free of safety hazards

The Experience You Will Bring


  • At least one (1) year of experience using a forklift to load and unload trailers
  • Current forklift license or the ability to obtain one in six (6) months
  • Willing and able to adhere to all safety rules and regulations, to include wearing safety equipment
  • Willing and able to work in a hot, humid, cold, and noisy industrial environment
  • Willing and able to work rotating twelve (12) hour shifts, holidays, weekends and overtime as needed
  • Willing and able to perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing stairs, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for up to twelve (12) hours a day

What Will Put You Ahead

  • One (1) or more years of experience in a manufacturing environment

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf


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