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Forklift Operator

Date: Nov 12, 2020

Location: Waxahachie, TX, US, 75165

Company: International Paper

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Forklift Operator is responsible for the following duties, as outlined by his/her supervisor
  • Complete the forklift checklist and communicate with maintenance on any issue
  • Obtain tallies from Coordinator to be loaded
  • Check trailer appearance for cleanliness, damage, safety
  • Check unit appearance -  proper dunnage, bands, load tags, special instructions
  • Scan unit from discharge line
  • Locate and scan to proper area – trailer or location
  • Load trailer – scan unit, scan door
  • Check computer for last unit
  • Communicate shortage, overrun partials, damage to Coordinator
  • Completion of trailer – Check cube, put on load bar, notify Coordinator
  • Operator must wear all required personal protective equipment
  • Operator must keep work areas clean and free of debris, including keeping floor clean of sheets
  • Operator must be able to safely lift/move up to 75lbs during regular work shift
  • Operator must follow lock-out/ tag-out procedures

The qualifications for forklift operators are the ability to meet the requirements of the job with or without accommodation; the ability to read, write, and speak English; the ability to accurately read a measuring tape and ruler; the ability to use basic shop math; the ability to learn; and the ability to follow instructions, ask questions, and work effectively as a member of a team. $17.82/hr


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. 

Waxahachie TX 75165 

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth