Material Handler, Food Service Packaging - Atlanta, GA - copy

Atlanta / Georgia / United States

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Material Handler, Food Service Packaging - Atlanta, GA - copy

6090 Purdue Drive
Atlanta, Georgia, 30336
United States

Career Opportunity:

Our Food Service Packaging plant in Atlanta, GA, is seeking a Material Handler who will be an integral part of the Atlanta team supporting the corrugator.

SUMMARY: The Material Handler is responsible for handling and moving all products as needed for the facility by performing the following key responsibilities.

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Capable of safely and efficiently operating a powered industrial forklift

  • Perform all required forklift checklists.

    • Follow all safety procedures and promote safety & safety programs throughout the facility. Support all converting and in-line equipment to ensure accurate, steady supply of WIP and packing supplies.

    • Remove completed product from all converting equipment and transfer to designated storage areas.

  • Supply Corrugator and Forming machine with raw material.

  • Inspect product to ensure tags are in place and accurately identify the material.

  • Scan product and place finished product in the bin location.

  • Transport product to the staging area

  • Verify truck conditions and safety measures are in place prior to loading trucks.

  • Load scrap in bays or truck.

  • Read, interpret, and understand all product load tags.

  • Minimize product damage through safe and careful handling.

  • Inspect finished product to ensure quality packaging specifications are met.

  • Ensure all paperwork and system transactions are completed timely and accurately.

  • Accurately weigh and thoroughly fill out daily scrap reports and turn in to operator or supervisor prior to shift end.

  • Maintain baler during shift.

  • Maintain full compliance of all GMPs.

  • Maintain housekeeping excellence in accordance with Plant guidelines.

  • Participate and ensure department is compliant with YUM! /NFS audit regulations.


What you need to succeed:

  • Desired candidate will possess a minimum of a high school education or equivalent. (College a plus)

  • Preferred 3-5 years of material handling with a powered forklift experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • Ability to covert basic math, fractions to decimal, square foot, etc.

  • Effective communication skills and excellent coordination skills.

  • Great organizational and time management abilities.

  • Ability to carry out data entry work

  • Basic computer knowledge. Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook.

  • Professional demeanor.

What we offer:

  • Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability, and excellence
  • Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities
  • An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential
  • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.



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