WestRock Material Handler in DeKalb, Illinois

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Material Handler - Dekalb, IL

800 Nestle Court

Dekalb, Illinois, 60115

United States


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Inspect forklift daily at the start of the shift insuring all safety features are operational.

Complete checklist documenting inspection.

Safe operation of forklift, moving

materials throughout the facility. Assure all materials shipped and

warehoused are handled in a manner that prevents damage.

Load and unload trucks; warehouse products and materials.

Inspect trailers for Safety at beginning of loading and unloading

Use an RF scanner for receipts,issues to lines, returns, and bar code locations.

Verify all counts, quantities and descriptions of products and materials received, shipped or warehoused.

Service production lines, delivering product and/or components as requested.

Timely and accurate completion of paperwork associated with the movement of product and materials.

Responsible for the general cleanliness of the warehouse and the loading docks.

Perform regular inventory and cycle counts.

Safely change forklift propane tanks and/or batteries as needed.

Assist other departments as needed.

Responsible for the overall Safety and cleanliness of equipment and area.

Work in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company policies and procedures.

Overtime is required.

Perform other duties as assigned.


The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or

ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals

with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or GED minimum.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. May require the ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

May require the ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of and basic computer skills.

Other Qualifications

A minimum of two years’ experience on material handling equipment (forklift) is required; must have proficient math skills. Must be able to operate a Stand up forklift and stand up for the entirety of the shift.

Supply Chain/Procurement/Logistics

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

Material Handler