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Shipping Forklift Operator at Georgia Pacific in Asheboro, North Carolina

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Who is Georgia-Pacific?Watch to find out!

Shipping Forklift Operator- Asheboro, NC
 Do you enjoy working with your hands? Are you dedicated to safety? Georgia-Pacific is looking for self-driven Forklift Operators with a passion for excellence in safety and manufacturing to join our team in Asheboro, NC. The Forklift Operator creates value by providing safe, accurate order fulfillment and influences the safety of GP and non-GP employees.  Successful operators have the opportunity to advance into other roles within the facility. If this looks like something that would interest you, we want to hear from you!
 Georgia-Pacific is one of the nation’s leading corrugated box manufacturers. The Asheboro, NC location produces corrugated containers, including shipping-grade boxes. These containers are either manufactured plain Kraft brown boxes or printed boxes depending on customer specifications. To learn more about our packaging division, visit


A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Conducting required pre-operating checks on forklift, prior to use

  • Safely operates forklift and/or other machinery in order to complete tasks such as loading, unloading, sorting, staging and transporting products

  • Working cooperatively and productively with supervisors and other associates in order to complete tasks


What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED

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

  • At least 2 years manufacturing experience

  • Willing and able to obtain a forklift license within 6 months or currently have one

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

  • Willing and able to work any shift, including overtime, weekends, and holidays

  • Willing and able to wear the necessary Personal Protection equipment (PPE) (i.e. hard hats, safety glasses, face shield, chemical suit, respirator, ear plugs, hearing protection, steel-toe boots or safety shoes and other PPE required by specific jobs)


What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous forklift or clamp truck experience


Why Work For GP?


  • A culture that places top priority on integrity and compliance

  • Opportunity for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world

  • Encouragement to challenge the status quo and share knowledge

  • Responsibilities and rewards based on contributions

  • Continued company growth due to reinvesting 90% of our earnings

  • Competitive pay and benefits that help you manage your personal and financial wellness


Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?


Georgia-Pacific and its subsidiaries are among the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of tissue, paper-based packaging, office papers, cellulose, specialty fibers, non-woven fabrics, building products and related chemicals. Our familiar consumer brands include: Quilted Northern®, Angel Soft®, Brawny®, enMotion®, Sparkle®, Mardi Gras®, and Vanity Fair®, as well as the Dixie® brand of disposable cups, plates and cutlery. Its Harmon subsidiary is among the world's largest recyclers of paper, metal and plastics. The company employs approximately 35,000 people directly.


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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