Planer Mill Technician

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.

Planer Mill Technician

4531-Summerville Lumber Mill


200 N Maple St
Summerville, South Carolina, 29483
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 www.westrock.com.  

Planer Mill Technician – Summerville, SC
The opportunity:
 As a Planer Mill Technician, you will be responsible for various jobs in the Planer Mill.  You will contribute to the team by utilizing your experience to work on jobs such as a Grader, the Strapper, Trimmer, Planer Feed Table, Stacker, Planer Machine, Sorter, and Tilt Hoist, etc.  Successful technicians will be motivated with a commitment to safety excellence.   

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Adhere to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Proficiently grade lumber or operate Planer Mill machines and equipment.
  • Keep the work area clean throughout the shift and at the end of shift.
  • Assist other team members, as needed.
  • Performing basic care duties such as preventative maintenance on machinery or repairing minor issues. 

What you need to succeed:
Experience:

  • At least 6 months of previous work experience in a Lumber Mill or other manufacturing or industrial experience. 
  • Prior experience in positions such as Strapper, Trimmer, Planer Feed Table, Stacker, Planer Machine, Sorter, and Tilt Hoist, preferred. 
  • Work rotating shifts, holidays, weekends and overtime as needed.
  • Work in a hot, humid, cold and noisy industrial environment.
  • Maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations.
  • Team player that enjoys working in a manufacturing team environment and learning multiple operations.

Education:

  • Required: High School Diploma or GED

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

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