Forklift Driver - Olive Branch, MS

Olive Branch / Mississippi / 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.

Forklift Driver - Olive Branch, MS


10333 High Point Road
Olive Branch, Mississippi, 38654
United States

 


WestRock makes consumer and corrugated packaging solutions that give our customers a winning edge in the global marketplace. We partner closely with customers on everything from beverage packs and pizza boxes to trigger sprayers and fragrance pumps to paperboard used for a wide variety of packaging and shipping containers. We consider ourselves to be part of their team – as we strive for continuous improvement together.

Every day, our 42,000 team members combine practical innovations and rigorous execution in about 275 operating and business facilities across North America, South America, Europe and Asia to deliver products and services that answer unique local needs. We expect to win as a company and lead the industry by achieving success together with our customers, employees and investors.

 

 

Shipping Checker/Loader – Olive Branch, MS

 

Job Summary:

Primary duties include safely performing a wide range of tasks that include stacking corrugated 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, an ability to work in a fast paced environment, a strong desire to learn manufacturing processes and the ability to operate complex machinery and have a desire to advance within the company.

 

Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include the Following:

  • Responsible for operating Electric Pallet Jacks, Forklifts, Stand-up Reach Trucks, and Sit-down Swing Reach Trucks.

  • Complete a daily checklist on Material Handling Equipment (MHE) before the start of the shift.

  • Ensure all safety equipment and devices are in place and working properly.

  • Safe operation of the MHE within the plant to prevent damage or personal injury.

  • Responsible for unloading inbounds, warehousing materials, supplying production lines and loading outbound shipments.

  • Checking the trailers to make sure they are safe to use.

  • Ensuring materials are properly unitized and marked.

  • Accurately checking the quantity and description of the materials handled.

  • Loading various size pallets to maximize trailer cube while minimizing in transit damage.

  • Completing paperwork associated with the movement of materials in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Maintaining accurate inventory of all materials and completing daily cycle counts.

  • Assisting other areas as need to maintain a team approach.

  • May assist as a back up to the Warehouse Clerk when necessary

  • Responsible for the overall Safety and cleanliness of equipment and area.

  • Work in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company policies and procedures.

  • Overtime is required.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent

 

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 maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

 

 


WestRock makes consumer and corrugated packaging solutions that give our customers a winning edge in the global marketplace. We partner closely with customers on everything from beverage packs and pizza boxes to trigger sprayers and fragrance pumps to paperboard used for a wide variety of packaging and shipping containers. We consider ourselves to be part of their team – as we strive for continuous improvement together.

Every day, our 42,000 team members combine practical innovations and rigorous execution in about 275 operating and business facilities across North America, South America, Europe and Asia to deliver products and services that answer unique local needs. We expect to win as a company and lead the industry by achieving success together with our customers, employees and investors.

 

 

Shipping Checker/Loader – Olive Branch, MS

 

Job Summary:

Primary duties include safely performing a wide range of tasks that include stacking corrugated 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, an ability to work in a fast paced environment, a strong desire to learn manufacturing processes and the ability to operate complex machinery and have a desire to advance within the company.

 

Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include the Following:

  • Responsible for operating Electric Pallet Jacks, Forklifts, Stand-up Reach Trucks, and Sit-down Swing Reach Trucks.

  • Complete a daily checklist on Material Handling Equipment (MHE) before the start of the shift.

  • Ensure all safety equipment and devices are in place and working properly.

  • Safe operation of the MHE within the plant to prevent damage or personal injury.

  • Responsible for unloading inbounds, warehousing materials, supplying production lines and loading outbound shipments.

  • Checking the trailers to make sure they are safe to use.

  • Ensuring materials are properly unitized and marked.

  • Accurately checking the quantity and description of the materials handled.

  • Loading various size pallets to maximize trailer cube while minimizing in transit damage.

  • Completing paperwork associated with the movement of materials in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Maintaining accurate inventory of all materials and completing daily cycle counts.

  • Assisting other areas as need to maintain a team approach.

  • May assist as a back up to the Warehouse Clerk when necessary

  • Responsible for the overall Safety and cleanliness of equipment and area.

  • Work in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company policies and procedures.

  • Overtime is required.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent

 

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 maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

 

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