Forklift Operator - St. Charles, IL

St. Charles / Illinois / United States

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Forklift Operator - St. Charles, IL

417 South 37th Ave
St. Charles, Illinois, 60174
United States

The Opportunity:

The Recycle Division is seeking a Forklift Driver for its facility in St. Charles, IL.    The forklift driver is responsible for all activities associated with safely operating and caring for the forklift and the proper operation of the forklift at our facility in addition to participating in cross training for sort line operations and sharing those duties with other drivers.  Duties include the completion of all required quality tests and inspections and notifying supervisors of any observed concerns in the production area related to either product handled or the safety of the facility.  You will also hand pick product from the sort line about 20% of the time.


What You Need to Succeed:


High school diploma or GED.

Forklift operator experience.

1st shift

OT as required

Must be able to lift 50 pounds on a routine basis.

Must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen.



Experience working in a manufacturing environment.


If you have the skillset and desire to succeed in this role, please apply.


What we offer:


A 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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