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Forklift Operator


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.


We currently have openings for third shift (10pm-6am) Forklift Operators at our manufacturing facility located in Wheat Ridge, CO.  This facility manufactures corrugated packaging products for local and national customers.  Hourly rate $21.51 for 90 day probationary period; $24.49 after probation.


Preferred minimum qualifications for consideration are a high school degree or GED (or equivalent experience) and a minimum of two years forklift experience.  Highly-qualified candidates would possess production experience in the corrugated industry. 


Work is within a production/warehouse environment.  Employees work 8 - 12 hours a day, five days a week, with the occasional Saturday.   The employees work time is spent primarily in a sitting position on a powered industrial truck, which when seated as a driver places the employee 30- 40 inches above the ground, however the employee has frequent opportunities to walk and also do office (computer) work. Work is routinely done indoors, although exposed to outside temperatures via open dock doors.  Temperature inside the plant often times exceeds 85 degrees during the summer months.


The hiring process for successful candidates will include a pre-employment aptitude test and team interview.   


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), Company-funded retirement contributions, Tuition Assistance, and Paid Time Off.  Participation in any Company benefit plans should not be viewed as a contract of employment.


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. 


Wheat Ridge, CO, US, 80033

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Sep 12, 2021

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