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International Paper

ForkLift Driver

Tampa, Florida, US

Company: International Paper

Category: Transportation and Material Moving Occupations

Published on 2022-03-22 16:21

ForkLift Driver


$23.19/hr, plus $1000 new hire bonus, see details below

We are currently hiring for a night shift Forklift Operator at our Tampa, FL manufacturing facility located at 6706 N 53rd Street, Tampa, FL 33610. This container plant manufactures corrugated packaging products. We are looking for motivated individuals who are capable of performing in a fast-paced production environment. Our workplace requires individuals who understand the needs of the business while maintaining a focus on cleanliness and safety, customer satisfaction, quality and productivity.

Work schedule: This position will be on night shift. The plant operates 24/7 with 12 hour shifts (7am-7pm, 7pm-7am) on a 2-2-3 shift schedule. (The team will work 2 consecutive shifts, followed by 2 days off, 3 shifts, then 2 days off, 2 shifts, and 3 days off.) This shift schedule offers a 3-day weekend every other week.

Applicants must have minimum of 2 years forklift experience, previous forklift operating experience in an industrial manufacturing or other labor intensive work experience (corrugated industry is a plus), stable history, excellent attendance, positive attitude and a desire to produce quality work in a team environment.

Specific responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
-Safely operating a sit down forklift
-Receiving, unpacking, verifying and recording incoming merchandise or material
-Computer skills
-Ability to effectively use scanning equipment and arranging for the transportation of products
-Ability to practice housekeeping.

Candidates must be available to work holidays, weekends, and overtime as needed. Starting wage is $23.19 an hour plus $.50/hour shift differential if applicable. The hiring process for a successful candidate will include a pre-employment test (online at home or on-site), interview, background check and a health/drug screen.

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Shift start: 7:00PM
Shift length: 12 hours
2-2-3 schedule with a 3-day weekend every other weekend and days off during the week. For example: work mon, work tues, off wed, off thurs, work fri-sun, then next week is the opposite.


  • Health, dental, vision insurance - available after 30 days
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) plan


  • Must pass drug screen (cannabis included)
  • Must pass background check
  • Can lift 15 lbs
  • Must be at least 18+ years old

Minimum of 2 years forklift experience required

$1000 new hire incentive

A one-time bonus of $1,000 will be offered to new hires paid over a 6-month period; $500 after 30 days of employment and $500 after 6 months of continuous employment. Also, $500 paid upon completion of 1 year continuous employment.

About International Paper

Founded in 1898, International Paper is an American pulp and paper company that manufactures paper, packaging, and wood products. They also offer coated paperboard, corrugated packaging, food containers, and recycling.

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