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Forklift Operator


Forklift Operator

Georgia-Pacific is now hiring for Forklift Operators at our corrugated packaging facility in Cleveland, Tennessee. Do you enjoy working in a team environment operating mobile equipment? Are you committed to safety? If so, then check out our Forklift Operator opportunity!

This position starts at $19.99 per hour. Current openings are available on2nd and 3rd shift. Successful candidates for this role must be available to work should to be available to work overtime, weekends and holidays if necessary. 

2nd Shift Hours: 3PM - 11PM (Shift Differential $0.27/hr)

3rd Shift Hours: 11PM - 7AM (Shift Differential $0.35/hr)

Georgia-Pacific is one of the nation’s leading corrugated box manufacturers. We manufacture standard corrugated containers, as well as many specialty packaging products for various industries. 

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Safely operate a forklift and/or other machinery to complete tasks such as loading, unloading, sorting, staging, or transporting products in a high traffic environment
  • Conduct required pre-operating safety checks on your forklift
  • Work cooperatively and productively with supervisor and other associates to complete tasks
  • Follow company safety policies and procedures, as well as encourage other associates to do the same
  • Perform work in an industrial environment
  • Maintain a strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, including wearing safety equipment

The Experience You Will Bring


  • One (1) year or more experience operating a sit-down forklift in a shipping and receiving, loading, production, or manufacturing environment
  • Willing to work any shift, including nights, overtime, weekends, and holidays as needed
  • Willing to work in an industrial environment
  • Must maintain a strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, which includes wearing all required PPE/safety equipment
  • Proficient in using computers/tablets
  • Ability to multitask and operate in a fast-paced environment

What Will Put You Ahead

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Two (2) or more years experience operating a sit-down forklift in a shipping and receiving, loading, production, or manufacturing environment
  • Previous experience working in a corrugated facility or box plant
  • Previous experience using Kiwiplan or any other Corrugator Scheduling System


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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