Forklift Operator - 2nd & 3rd Shifts

Lancaster, PA

Req #4605
Posted: 06/13/21

As a Fortune 500 company, Packaging Corporation of America (PCA) is an ideas and solutions company.  Our corrugated packaging business seeks to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds.  Our white paper business delivers Paper With Purpose by providing the highest level of customer service and operational excellence.  We have approximately 15,000 team members in more than 100 locations in the United States that strive to meet the local needs of our customers.  Our mission is to serve the needs of our customers, today and tomorrow, with products and services that exceed expectations for performance and environmental responsibility.

People • Customers • Trust

Responsibilities:
Facilitate the efficient operation of the Shipping Department by loading and unloading trailers as directed.
Operate a forklift in a safe and competent manner.
Accurately load trailers with the use of load planning forms.
Accurately check and bill out trailers of finished material using tally sheets and a scanning/computer system.
Maintain a high level of safety, quality, productivity, and count accuracy of finished units.
Maintain neat, orderly and safe stacks of finished units and other materials.
Receive and inspect incoming product and supplies.

Basic Qualifications:
6+ month’s prior experience operating a forklift.
Ability to obtain and maintain PCA certified forklift license.
Ability to get up and down from forklift frequently.
Ability to lift up to 40 pounds on an occasional basis.
Must be a high school graduate or have a GED.
Ability and willingness to work any shift, overtime hours and weekends as needed.
Ability to work in a non-air-conditioned facility.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, such as schedules and orders.
Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time and perform tasks that involve lifting, bending, stooping.
Must have an excellent attendance record.
Ability to pass pre-employment background check and drug screen.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in a packaging or other manufacturing environment.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Ability to work within a team and effectively communicate with others.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple requests simultaneously.

All qualified applicants must apply at Careers.packagingcorp.com to be considered.

PCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.