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Material Handler at Georgia Pacific in Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Who is Georgia-Pacific?Watch to find out!


Do you strive to exceed expectations? Do you have a commitment to safety and demonstrate initiative? If so, we would like to learn more about you! Our Georgia-Pacific, SPG facility in Hattiesburg, MS is currently looking for a Material Handler.


SPG Holdings (SPG), a Georgia-Pacific Company, is a leading specialty paper packaging supplier focused on providing a quality product and cost savings to our customers in the foodservice and retail napkin industry. We offer our customers a strategic partnership that contributes to their long term profitability and success. For more information about SPG, please visit:


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:


  • Maintaining cleanliness of work area throughout shift to ensure a safe and orderly environment

  • Adhering to all safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures

  • Operating a variety of material handling equipment such as forklifts, clamp lifts, and box clamps to load/unload raw materials, store product in warehouse and to load semi-trucks with finished products

  • Performing a daily equipment inspection and complete inspection form

  • Completing material handlers recording sheets for quantities, grades, waste and item numbers

  • Operating shrink-wrap machines

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or GED

  • A minimum of six (6) months experience operating a forklift

  • Experience using a computer for record-keeping and documentation functions

  • Willing and able to perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for up to twelve (12) hours a day

  • Willing and able to work twelve (12) hour shifts, to include rotating, nights, weekends, holidays and overtime

  • Willing and able to work up to an additional 12 hour shift(s) to cover vacations, call offs, or any other planned & unplanned absences

  • Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, to include wearing safety equipment

  • Willing and able to work around dust, oil, grease, chemicals and other substances

  • Willing and able to push and pull up to 100lbs.

  • Willing and able to lift up to 50lbs routinely

  • Willing and able to work in a hot, humid, cold and noisy industrial environment

  • Willing and able to work at heights of 20 feet or more

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:


  • At least one (1) year of experience operating a forklift and/or material handling

  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience in a manufacturing or industrial environment, or military experience


Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?


Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

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