South Gate, CA, USA Req #9040
Tuesday, October 31, 2023

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

At Packaging Corporation of America (PCA), we think of ourselves as more than a box manufacturer. We are an ideas and solutions company. We seek to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds. It just happens to be that corrugated products are our area of expertise.


At PCA, you’ll find the best people in the industry operating in a “golden rule” culture. We actively promote mutually rewarding relationships with each other and our customers by advocating respect for every individual, ethical and fair practices, and the highest standards in what we say and do. PCA is proud to have a highly skilled and experienced team leading the way.


As a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest producers of containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the U.S., PCA offers customers broad expertise and economies of scale, while our multiple plant locations let us rapidly meet the local needs of our customers.



Operate a forklift safely and efficiently.

Operates wrapping equipment when necessary.

Keeps stock and materials in orderly fashion.

Documents materials unloaded and taken off trucks.

Responsible for pulling job for production, inbound forms, inventory tags and counts on materials received or shipped.

Assists other shipping and receiving material handlers to balance the workload, organize warehouses, and perform general cleaning.

Follows rules and procedures relative to the safe and efficient operation of the forklift, also including reporting any missing, broken, bent or worn parts of fork lift to supervisor and/or maintenance.

Alert to any obvious defects of incoming material.

Adheres to all safety and work rules, company policies and procedures.

Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.


Basic Qualifications: 

High school diploma/GED.

6+ month’s prior experience operating a forklift.

Ability and willingness to work overtime on short notice, both during the week and weekends. 

Ability to work in manufacturing environment, with varying temperatures based on season, around machinery, and heavy forklift traffic.

Ability to obtain and maintain PCA certified forklift license.

Must be authorized to work in the U.S.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Ability to work in a fast paced environment and handle multiple requests simultaneously.

Ability to work independently and within a team, effectively communicating with members.


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


All qualified applicants must apply at to be considered.

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

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Hiring Rate $19.81
  • Job Start Date Monday, November 20, 2023
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  • South Gate, CA, USA