Machine Operator, $14.50/hr, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Shift Available- Plymouth, IN

Machine Operator, $14.50/hr, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Shift Available- Plymouth, IN

1100 Pidco Drive
Plymouth, Indiana, 46563
United States

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  

Career Opportunity:

Our Food Service Packaging facility in Plymouth, IN is seeking a Machine Operator who will be an integral part of the Plymouth team supporting Finishing and Forming Department. The Machine Operator is responsible for operation of corrugated forming equipment. The starting rate is $14.50 per hour with a progression track to $17.00, plus shift differential on 2nd and 3rd shift. This rate is for all shifts, overtime as needed.

Shift hours are 1st Shift - 6:00am to 2:00pm, 2nd Shift - 2:00pm to 10:00pm and 3rd Shift - 10:00pm to 6:00am


How you will impact WestRock: 

  • Support the Finishing and Forming Department by safely operating various manufacturing equipment, following specific directions, and performing duties as assigned.

  • Work safely, comply with all safety rules, lift, push or pull >50lbs, navigate stairs, stand, walk, bend, and kneel throughout the entire shift.

  • Perform complete make ready and shut down.

  • Understand Quality inspection criteria.

  • Identification of product and Labeling. 

  • Maintain waste and efficiency standards.

  • Perform inspections on various equipment for proper operation and report questionable conditions.

  • Perform various housekeeping, cleaning, and organizing functions with minimal supervision to ensure areas are clean and free from debris.

 What you need to succeed:

  • Desired candidate will possess a minimum of a high school education or equivalent.

  • Ability to read a tape measure (to 1/16” measurement), do basic math, and some computer skills.

  • Ability to lift, push and/or pull up to 50lbs, navigate stairs, stand, walk, bend, and kneel throughout the entire shift.

  • Must be self-starting/self-motivated and able to work independently.

  • Effective communication skills and excellent coordination skills.

  • Great organizational and time management abilities.

  • Industrial manufacturing experience is preferred.

  • Must be flexible on shift.

  • Must successfully pass pre-employment screenings; drug test, physical and criminal background check.


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.




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

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