Utility Helper-Probationary

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.

Utility Helper-Highalnd, IL
577 Zchokke Street
Highland, IL 62249


The Opportunity:
The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to working safe, good communication skills, a demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment, experience in a manufacturing environment, and a strong desire to succeed and advance in the company. 
How you will Impact WestRock:
Ability to safely operate various manufacturing equipment, follow specific directions, and perform duties as assigned. 
Ability to work safely, comply with all safety rules, lift, push or pull >50lbs, navigate stairs, stand, walk, bend, and kneel throughout the entire shift. 
Ability to read a tape measure (to 1/16” measurement, do basic math, and some computer skills. 
General mechanical aptitude & trouble shooting skills
Ability to perform complete make ready and shut down 
Understanding of Quality Inspection Criteria 
Product Identification and Labeling 
Maintain Waste and Efficiency standards 
Performs inspections on various equipment for proper operation and report questionable conditions
Performs various housekeeping, cleaning, and organizing functions with minimal supervision to ensure areas are clean and free from debris 
What you need to succeed
Must be self-starting/self-motivated and able to work independently.
Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and have a sense of urgency to complete tasks accurately and on time.
Good communication skills including the ability to interact with other levels of management and staff.
Industrial manufacturing experience is preferred.
Must be flexible on shift as overtime is required
Must pass a background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical 
HS diploma or GED required.
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.

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