Machine Operator - Cleveland, Oh

Cleveland / Ohio / United States

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 Machine Operator - Cleveland, Oh


Assistant Machine Operator - Maple Heights, Oh

Starting Pay: $11.99/hr

After Successful Completion of Probationary Period

Pay Range: $12-$15

Comprehensive Benefits Package


Job Description

We are currently seeking entry-level Labor Machine Operators/Assistant Workers for the Maple Heights plant.   In North America, we are the largest paper recycler, largest display manufacturer, largest pre-print linerboard producer, 2nd largest producer of containerboard and corrugated packaging and 2nd largest producer of clay-coated recycled paperboard.

  • No manufacturing experience necessary for position- full training provided.
  • Must be able to successfully complete a drug screening and background check.

If you enjoy this shared pursuit of perfection, a constant commitment to thinking beyond convention, putting customers first, reducing waste or discovering value where others haven't, you're one of us.

Job Summary

Primary duties include safely performing a wide range of tasks that include stacking  product, conducting quality checks, material set-up, and maintaining a clean and organized work space.    The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to working safe, demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment, a strong desire to learn manufacturing processes and operating complex machinery and have a desire to advance within the company.

Responsibilities and Education

·         Ability to operate various manufacturing equipment, follow specific direction, operate power hand tools, and other duties as assigned.

·         Maintain a clean work environment.

·         Ability to read a tape measure and have basic math and computer skills.

·         Ability to work safely and comply with all safety regulations.

·         Ability to lift, push or pull 50lbs, navigate stairs, stand, walk, bend, and kneel throughout the entire shift.

·         Required to work daily overtime, weekend work and various shifts depending on your position.

-         High school diploma or equivalent

-        Military training and or Technical School preferred

Join a company that excels in attracting, developing and empowering employees to reach their potential.

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintainning a diverse workforce.


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