Forklift Operator

Coal Center / Pennsylvania / United States

About WestRock
About WestRock WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

Coal Center, PA / Corrugated Packaging Division

Forklift Operator - Shipping

400 Technology Drive

Coal Center, PA 15423

The opportunity:

  • Support the operation of a fast-paced packaging manufacturing facility

  • Focusing on our customers’ success will allow you opportunities to develop and grow your career in manufacturing

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To move units to warehouse and or load units onto machines or onto trucks in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Responsible to ensure that all units are banded properly; have a clearly visible load tag on them when being loaded; and that there are no broken or missing straps on the units.

  • This position performs our last visual quality inspection. Position is also responsible to ensure that unit and truck counts are correct and that all paperwork is accurate.

  • Individual must understand FIFO to ensure that inventory does not become aged. Position will also unload incoming material as needed and will be responsible to perform a visual quality inspection on items and ensure that unit and truck counts are accurate.

 

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Ensure our customers get the quality, consistency, and responsiveness they deserve

  • Embrace the WestRock culture, based on values of integrity, respect, accountability, and excellence

 

What you need to succeed:

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Forklift certification with 3-5 years forklift experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility to work shifts; available to work overtime
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.  Math skills will be assessed
  • Read and understand an order spec sheet

  • Read and understand load tags

  • Understand unitizing and palletizing information

  • Able to successfully complete Lift Truck Training and pass the written and driving skills test to be certified Lift Truck Operator

  • Adapt and have ability to fit into plant safety culture
  • Must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen

 

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.

 

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

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