• PIV Operator

    Job Locations US-MI-Grand Rapids
    Requisition ID
    Manufacturing & Operations
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Caraustar Industries, Inc., established in 1938, is one of North America’s largest integrated manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products. The company is a socially responsible corporation, is committed to environmentally sound practices and is dedicated to providing customers with outstanding value through innovative products and services. Caraustar has developed its leadership position in the industry through diversification and integration from raw materials to finished products.
    With over 4,000 employees serving the unique needs of the organization, you can imagine that it takes a vast range of skills to keep our organization growing. What does that mean for you as a job seeker? Room to grow in any number of directions, any number of places, and any number of roles. Your path begins here.


    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
    - Transports material or equipment to and from designated areas in the facility
    - Loading and unloading goods from vehicles 
    - Moving goods packed on pallets or in crates around the facility
    - Stacking goods in the correct storage bays, following inventory control instructions
    - Checking loads are secure
    - Stacking empty palletss
    - Examining products to verify conformance to quality standards
    - Dumping materials into machine hoppers


    - High School diploma or equivalent
    - Good math, language and reading skills; basic computer skills may be required
    - High degree of attention required to prevent injury to others; promote a safe work environment
    - Follow instructions for operating equipment and keeping records
    - Execute assignments in an accurate, timely and safe manner
    - Maintain a clean & safe environment
    - Clean driving record and a valid state motor vehicle operator’s license required
    - Forklift certification per OSHA standards 
    Physical demands and abilities:
    - Regularly sitting on a powered industrial truck
    - Frequently lift up to 50 pounds and adjust body position to bend, stoop, stand, walk, turn, pivot, and stand for long periods of time
    - Having a good sense of balance
    - Having good eye-hand-foot coordination
    - Ability to assess weights and judge distances and heights
    - Ability  to work in varying temperatures, depending upon season


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