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Forklift Driver - Shipping


Grayling, MI

ARAUCO is a global manufacturer of sustainably-produced forest product solutions for construction, industrial, and retail markets. With over 120 facilities worldwide, we manufacture and distribute the industry’s most-comprehensive selection of wood composite panels, premium plywood, millwork, lumber, and FSC-certified wood pulp.

ARAUCO is growing in North America, with innovative manufacturing, state-of-the-art facilities, and a commitment to make a difference in the communities where we are located. We are seeking the right individuals for high-caliber opportunities in manufacturing, supply chain, maintenance, safety, and other related fields. This is a direct-hire role with benefits. We look forward to considering you as part of our team at ARAUCO!



Forklift Driver (Shipping) – Grayling, MI



Working for Arauco

We respect people and we value each and everyone’s contribution.  By working as a team, we move forward faster and elevate everyone’s voice and enthusiasm to create a better business.  We also recognize our shortcomings and ask for help when we need to.

At Arauco, we live and work by our guiding principles.

  • Safety – We put safety first – always.
  • Commitment – We work with passion.
  • Excellence and Innovation – We want to be better.
  • Teamwork – Together we are more.
  • Focus on the Customer – Our customer’s success ensures our success.

In doing so, we:

  • We hire and retain high-quality individuals who embrace our culture.
  • We train, grow, and support our teammates.
  • We empower team members and expect them to run and improve the business.
  • We work together to identify areas of possible improvement.
  • We ask for and embrace help from across the company to solve these problems.
  • We ask for and provide feedback for the purpose of growth and open communication.
  • We share and utilize what we learn with our teammates, partners and other company operations.
  • We give back to the communities in which we live and work.
  • We acknowledge and celebrate when we have success.

Pay and Benefits

  • Competitive Wages – $17.75
  • Benefits include medical, vision, and dental insurance. We also offer 401k with employer matching, gain sharing/profit sharing, short term disability, optional long-term disability, and tuition assistance.


  • Production schedule runs in 12-hour rotating shifts (days/nights).
  • Workdays vary each week, with a monthly schedule of 2 days on, 2 days off, 3 days on, 2 days off, 2 days on, 3 days off (rotate between days and nights every two weeks).



  • Shippers perform any related warehouse duties such as trash removal, pulling of samples, warehousing, and other tasks as needed. Compensation progression is based on your growth in contributing to the Team's success through learning additional Roles and Advanced Team Skills, etc.
  • Shippers are responsible for housekeeping and maintaining clean trucks and rail docks.


  • Understands, follows and participates in all safety procedures.
  • Minimum of 6 months in mill driving experience or 1 year outside forklift driving experience necessary
  • Self-Motivated
  • Must be a Team Player
  • Must Be Organized
  • Detail Orientated
  • Over-Time As Needed
  • Availability to adapt to temporary schedule changes
  • Able and willing to work a Graveyard or swing/day rotation.

Hiring Process

We believe in hiring high-quality individuals who align with our company culture which is why we stand behind our four-step hiring process which includes a phone screen, computerized aptitude assessment, behavioral assessment, and a panel interview.



Arauco is an equal opportunity employer to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Northern Michigan