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2nd Shift Shipper Loader/Forklift Driver


What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer challenging assignments and total rewards in countries around the world. When we say infinite possibilities, we mean it. Apply now and join a community that improves people’s lives, the planet and our company’s performance by transforming renewable resources into products people depend on every day.


Position Title

2nd Shift Shipper Loader-Forklift Driver


Pay Rate:

$20.25/hr. plus 0.20 cent 2nd shift differential




Hourly Full-Time (2pm-10pm – Monday-Friday) Overtime hours often worked and weekend work may be required


Physical Location:

152 Iodent Way

Suite A

Elizabethton, TN 37643


The Job You Will Perform:

Operates Forklift in a safe and efficient manner following all IP’s safety rules, policies and protocols at all times.

Unloads inbound and outbound shipments safely and moves product to storage locations. Efficiently stacks and stores the merchandise in the appropriate areas.

Ensures inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage. Reports quality variances.

Pulls and prepares orders for shipment, ensuring that the exact number and type of product is loaded and shipped.

Efficiently moves product from staging/storage areas and production lines into trailers and/or storing/staging areas

Loads, unloads, moves, stacks, and stages product and materials using a forklift or other power equipment. Maintains the facility’s equipment and materials in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion. On a daily basis, inspects and performs minor maintenance on the forklift or other equipment.

Keeps appropriate records and reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security are maintained. Assist in physical inventories.

Maintains a clean, neat, and orderly work area.

Performs or assist in building, grounds, and equipment maintenance as required

Keep appropriate records and reports (complete forms, logs, inventory and records accurately – as required)

Perform shipping and billing duties when shipping lead is absent.

Other duties as assigned by managers and/or supervisor/shift leader.


The Skills You Will Bring:

Be able to read and understand loading instructions.

Ability to problem solve with minimal assistance.

Provide daily feedback to supervisor regarding all aspects of shift activity. Must be able to communicate effectively with other employees, supervisors, managers, etc.

Must have basic computer skills (data entry, etc) and be able to perform basic arithmetic including additions, subtractions, multiplications and division.

Previous forklift experience is required.

Previous forklift experience in a manufacturing setting of at least two years is preferred.

Previous forklift experience in handling material without the use of pallets is preferred.

Must have ability to learn and understand machine line up.

Must be flexible and willing to work overtime as needed


The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

International Paper offers a benefits package that includes health, welfare and retirement plans including Medical, Dental, Life insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, Short-term Disability, 401(k) and/or Pension (where applicable), Paid Time Off, Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement),  and Voluntary Benefits including insurance for home, auto, vision and pets. 


The Career You Will Build:

Leadership training, promotional opportunities


The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the planet, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 125 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.


The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. We have team members all around the world with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. These are our strengths. We are committed to creating a culture where all individuals are respected, valued, engaged and have an opportunity to do their best work every day. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly inclusive and diverse culture.


The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2022 were $21.2 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.  International Paper complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact or (877) 973-3919.
[[Elizabethton ]]  [[Tennessee]]  [[37643]]

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Elizabethton, TN, US, 37643

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Jun 6, 2024

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