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Forklift Operator

Description: 

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 2021 were $19.4 billion. In Russia, we have a 50/50 joint venture, Ilim Group, the country's largest integrated manufacturer of pulp and paper. Additional information can be found by visiting InternationalPaper.com.

 

We currently have an opening for 2nd and 3rd shift Forklift Operators at our manufacturing facility and warehouse located in Wheat Ridge, CO.  This facility manufactures corrugated packaging products for local and national customers.  Starting wage $26.36.  **NEW HIRES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR SIGNING & RETENTION BONUS OF $1,500.00**

 

We are looking for motivated individuals who are capable of performing a multitude of functions in a flexible, fast-paced production environment.   Our workplace requires individuals who understand the needs of the business while maintaining a focus on safety, customer satisfaction, quality and productivity. 

 

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 manufacturing 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.

 

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.

Location: 

Wheat Ridge, CO, US, 80033

Category:  Hourly Job
Date:  Aug 5, 2022

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