Kit/Packout Lead - Greer, SC

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 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

Kit/Packout Lead - Greer, SC

4176-Greer (SP)


306 S Buncombe Rd
Greer, South Carolina, 29650
United States

THE OPPORTUNITY:

WestRock, a large multi national packaging company, is seeking highly motivated individuals willing to commit to working hard, being reliable, and willing to contribute their experience at our manufacturing facility located in Greer, South Carolina.

WestRock prides itself on delivering outstanding product quality to its customers while providing opportunity and job satisfaction to its employees.

A Kit/Packout Lead position is currently available in the Fulfillment Department at our Greer, SC location.

WestRock is an equal opportunity employer that offers:

*Competitive salary and full-time employment.

*Excellent working environment that offers comprehensive training and development opportunities.

*Paid vacation.

*11 paid holidays annually.

*Medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD, and 401k benefits.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Kit/Packout Lead position has the primary responsibility for providing leadership and overseeing an assembly/contract packaging project group, ensuring maximum productivity and quality.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

*Uses the work order as a guide for job requirements and customer specifications.

*Sets up assembly line or assists with line set up as needed.

*Responsible for inventory control, tracking and reconciliation of customer product and components, assuring that both are correct and properly placed on the line.

*Responsible for notification to Fulfillment Leader of inventory counts and additional components needed from internal production department.

*If applicable, assigns temporary staffing employees to individual tasks on the line and trains them accordingly.  Teams temporary staff with full-time employees for efficient training and to further ensure quality.

*Oversees and monitors assembly flow on the line, troubleshoots problems, makes adjustments as needed, recommends and institutes line improvements, and directs temporary staff labor issues to Fulfillment Leader.

*Motivates temporary staffing employees and full-time employees to maintain maximum assembly line efficiency and to achieve assembly goals.

*Conducts quality checks with line leads to verify that the final product meets all customer specifications and to ensure quality.

*Accurately maintains all assembly paperwork and enters production data into the computer system.

*Communicates positively with other departments such as quality, customer service, and maintenance to ensure an ongoing team effort and effective problem resolution.

*Complies with company policies, procedures, and core processes.

*Complies with established safety procedures and policies.

*Keeps assembly/packout area clean and orderly.

*Performs other job duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

*High school diploma or GED required.

*At least one (1) year line leader experience required.

*Must have good personal communication skills including reading, speaking, and writing simple sentences.

*Able to read and interpret documents such as work orders from customer specifications, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

*Must have basic mathematical skills and be able to apply concepts of high school math.

*Must have basic computer knowledge and computer skills.

*Able to apply common sense to carry out instructions in written, oral, or graphic form.

SAFETY AND QUALITY:

*Must have a willingness to follow all work rules and procedures related to safety, quality production processes, and attendance.

*Must be committed to the safety of yourself and your fellow employees.

*Must be committed to keeping your work area and environment clean and orderly to ensure safety and quality.

*Must have a willingness to understand and adhere to customer specifications and instructions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

*While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, and talk or hear.

*The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, or crouch.

*The employee is occasionally required to sit.

*The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with the assistance of his fellow employee.

*Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to focus.

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

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