Hourly Production Assistant - Covington, VA

Covington / Virginia / United States

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Hourly Production Assistant - Covington, VA

Covington, Virginia
United States

Hourly Production Assistant

Covington, VA

Job Summary:

WestRock, Covington is currently looking for people to join our team at the paper mill. We have entry-level, hourly production positions available.

Benefits include:  

  • Competitive hourly wage rates - entry rate is $12.35 per hour, with an increase to $20.55+ upon successful completion of the probationary period
  • Medical and dental insurance 401(k) and pension plan Life Insurance 


In order for an applicant to be considered, he/she must: 

  • Possess a high school diploma or GED.
  • Possess a valid WorkKeys Career Readiness Certificate (CRC).  
  • Testing for the CRC if offered through Dabney S. Lancaster Community College - call 863-2899 to register or go to www.crc.virginia.gov for more information.
  • Be able to work rotating shift work on a southern swing rotation.
  • Be able to work safely at all times. Possess a solid history of employment; Two years of manufacturing experience is preferred.
  • WestRock Covington Operations is committed to a safe, drug-free workplace.  To be considered for employment, an applicant must pass all pre-employment screening requirements.
  • Please visit www.westrock.com to apply for this opportunity, Hourly Production Associate. You must have a WorkKeys Career Readiness Certificate prior to applying. Please indicate you have your certificate by including this information in the Professional Licenses and Certifications section under the Education section of the online application. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/H/V NO phone calls please.

If this sounds great to you and you think you fit in, please submit your application. We want to hear from you!

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


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