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Forklift Operator

Company: Georgia-Pacific
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Description Your JobGeorgia Pacific in Portland, OR is seeking a Forklift Operator to join our team. Current openings are on our 3rd shift, 7pm to 5:30am (Four 10 hour nights per week) Our TeamForklift Operators create value by facilitating the movement of product through the facility to ensure accurate and timely delivery of our products to both internal and external customers. Our team demonstrates a strong commitment to safety standards, and knowledge of forklift operation. What You Will Do Safely operating forklifts and/or other machinery by completing tasks such as pre-operating checks, loading/unloading barges, moving product within the warehouse, and stacking at heights of 10 - 18 feetSupporting our strict adherence to a safe working environment by wearing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)Utilizing hand tools and equipment while periodically handling product weights up to 50 poundsUsing computer terminal/tablet equipment to obtain work assignments, complete those assignments as directed and to provide accurate counts of finished goodsOperating a forklift with lift weights up to 7,000 pounds for 10+ hours per day while using various attachments to move product such as forks, grabs, clamps, and push pull attachments Who You Are (Basic Qualifications)Experience using a computer What Will Put You AheadHigh School Diploma or GEDOne (1) year or more of experience driving and operating a forklift within an industrial or manufacturing environment This role is part of the collective bargaining agreement and the starting pay for this role is set at $26.04 per hour.Hiring Philosophy All Koch companies value diversity of thought, perspectives, aptitudes, experiences, and backgrounds. We are Military Ready and Second Chance employers. Learn more about our hiring philosophy here. Who We AreAs a Koch company and a leading manufacturer of bath tissue, paper towels, paper-based packaging, cellulose, specialty fibers, building products and much more, Georgia-Pacific works to meet evolving needs of customers worldwide with quality products. In addition to the products we make, we operate one of the largest recycling businesses. Our more than 30,000 employees in over 150 locations are empowered to innovate every day - to make everyday products even better. At Koch, employees are empowered to do what they do best to make life better. Learn how our business philosophy helps employees unleash their potential while creating value for themselves and the company. Our Benefits 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. Equal Opportunities 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: http://www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdfPDN-9913225f-86d8-40ed-a510-e995a79d5e6e

Keywords: Georgia-Pacific, Portland , Forklift Operator, Professions , Portland, Oregon

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