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.
Forklift Operator - Nashville, TN
707 19th Ave North
Nashville, Tennessee, 37203
The forklift Operator is responsible for operating and
managing industrial trucks to load and unload materials and deliveries and move
them to and from storage areas, machines and loading docks, into railroad cars
or trucks or storage areas. They are 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
efforts for specific plant needs 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.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
trailers in a safe manner
processed material into inventory storage
all appropriate paperwork
pre-shift forklift inspection
routine preventive maintenance
a basic knowledge of operations and procedures in all production departments.
safe and clean work environment
all assigned trainings.
participant in the Health and Safety programs of WestRock
other job duties as needed.
What You Need to Succeed:
have high school diploma or G.E.D.
have ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondences
have ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating
and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
have ability to perform intermediate arithmetic dealing with decimals, fractions,
pass basic reading test.
pass background check and pre-employment drug screening
• Must be
willing to work overtime as needed.
• Must be
able to maintain good attendance.
• Must be
able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable
The physical demands described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential
functions of this position. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions of the job.
Employee is required to: stand, talk, see, be mobile and hear.
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: