Forklift Operator

Coal Center | Pennsylvania | United States

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Forklift Operator

400 Technology Drive
Coal Center, Pennsylvania, 15423
United States

Coal Center, PA / Corrugated Packaging Division

Forklift Operator - Shipping

400 Technology Drive

Coal Center, PA 15423

The opportunity:

  • Support the operation of a fast-paced packaging manufacturing facility

  • Focusing on our customers’ success will allow you opportunities to develop and grow your career in manufacturing

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To move units to warehouse and or load units onto machines or onto trucks in a safe and efficient manner.

  • Responsible to ensure that all units are banded properly; have a clearly visible load tag on them when being loaded; and that there are no broken or missing straps on the units.

  • This position performs our last visual quality inspection. Position is also responsible to ensure that unit and truck counts are correct and that all paperwork is accurate.

  • Individual must understand FIFO to ensure that inventory does not become aged. Position will also unload incoming material as needed and will be responsible to perform a visual quality inspection on items and ensure that unit and truck counts are accurate.


How you will impact WestRock:

  • Ensure our customers get the quality, consistency, and responsiveness they deserve

  • Embrace the WestRock culture, based on values of integrity, respect, accountability, and excellence


What you need to succeed:

  • High School diploma or GED required
  • Forklift certification with 3-5 years forklift experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility to work shifts; available to work overtime
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.  Math skills will be assessed
  • Read and understand an order spec sheet

  • Read and understand load tags

  • Understand unitizing and palletizing information

  • Able to successfully complete Lift Truck Training and pass the written and driving skills test to be certified Lift Truck Operator

  • Adapt and have ability to fit into plant safety culture
  • Must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen


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

  • Comprehensive benefit package

  • 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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