The start of something new.

With more than 130 years’ experience producing paper and corrugated cardboard boxes for industrial and retail use and fulfilling packaging services across the Midwest, Lawrence Paper Company and its divisions – American Packaging Corporation and Jayhawk Boxes – invite you to help write the future of our storied past.

Lawrence Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Lawrence Paper Company Jobs

Positions in Lawrence, KS

Forklift Operator

Established in 1882, The Lawrence Paper Company is a leading manufacturer of corrugated boxes and packaging materials. We are currently seeking an experienced forklift operator. Candidates will be expected to move levers or controls that operate forklifts to load, unload, transport, or stack material. Candidates will safety move units around the warehouse or production facility to ensure timely and complete delivery. Candidates will manually or mechanically load or unload materials from pallets, skids, platforms, cars, lifting devices, or other transport vehicles. Candidates will scan units in appropriate location or other production data on tags or labels.


The position is a rotating shift, Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m./ 3:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.
Starting pay is $18.65/hour during the probationary period. Upon successful completion of probation, pay increases to $21.32/hour. Applicants must have a valid Driver’s License. The job involves the ability to communicate effectively with others, an understanding of WMS/RF scanning, moderate physical work and maintaining good attendance.


We offer Medical, Dental. Life insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Prescription savings, Health Savings Account, 401(k), vacation, paid holidays, & an on-site wellness clinic and fitness center.


If this sounds like something you would be interested in, please click the ‘Apply’ button below.