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FORKLIFT OPERATOR

Description

Forklift Operator

Georgia-Pacific has openings for Forklift Operators at our Gurdon, Arkansas - Plywood location. The Forklift Operator is responsible for ensuring that production goals are met by moving material efficiently through various departments in the mill and providing supplies for operators. A strong commitment to safety standards and knowledge of forklift operations are critical for success in this role. If you are self-motivated and committed to attendance excellence, we look forward to hearing from you! We offer competitive compensation with the opportunity to earn overtime, health and dental benefits programs, paid time off/holidays and a 401k with an employer match. This position pays $19.00 p/h. Come join our team!

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Adhering to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures
  • Loading and unloading incoming and outgoing materials and finished product
  • Completing inventory/department documentation (both manually and with the use of a computer software system)
  • Working as part of a team to meet production and quality goals
  • Performing basic preventive maintenance and fueling equipment
  • Completing general housekeeping duties to maintain a continuously safe and clean team-work environment
  • Performing assigned tasks that include lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing, and/or pulling and supporting our safe working environment by wearing required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), i.e., safety glasses, hearing protection, steel-toe boots and other PPE required by specific jobs)
  • Willing to work any shift, holidays, weekends, and overtime as necessary

The Experience You Will Bring

Requirements:

  • One year or more experience operating a forklift safely in a fast-paced manufacturing, industrial or warehouse environment
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Georgia Pacific mobile equipment license and other permits for operating mobile equipment

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience driving a forklift in a converting facility
  • Experience driving an electric lift truck
  • Experience driving a clamp truck
  • Experience using a computer for record-keeping and documentation functions

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.


At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.


Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
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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