WestRock Material Handler in Forest City, North Carolina

Material Handler - Forest City, NC

376 Pine St

Forest City, North Carolina, 28043

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 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

Forest City Merchandising Displays, Permanent

MATERIAL HANDLER, SHIPPING DEPT. 1st shift – Forest City, NC

* Summary * * : *

The Material Handler position is responsible for efficiently handling materials coming from Manufacturing and outside suppliers that are being processed into our Forest City Plant and being sent to our customers.

* Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: *

Be proficient and knowledgeable about safely operating an electric pallet jack, stand-up reach truck, clamp truck and sit-down swing reach truck.Complete a daily safety/maintenance checklist on the material handling equipment at the beginning of each shift. Ensure all safety equipment and devices are in place and working properly.Safely operate all material handling equipment within the plant to prevent damage or personal injury.Unload inbound trucks, warehouse materials, supply production lines, and load outbound shipments.Utilize safety precautions and guidelines to ensure each trailer is safe to load/unload.Properly unitize and mark materials.Load various pallets to maximize trailer utilization while minimizing transit damage.Complete all paperwork associated with the movement of materials with accuracy and efficiency.Will use an RF Scanner to load, unload, and moving items within the warehouse.Maintain accurate inventory of all materials; perform daily cycle counts.Assist in other areas as needed to maintain a tram approach.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.

* Qualifications *

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.

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.

The Material Handler position is responsible for efficiently handling materials coming from Manufacturing and outside suppliers that are being processed into our Forest City Plant and being sent to our customers.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:Be proficient and knowledgeable about safely operating an electric pallet jack, stand-up reach truck, clamp truck and sit-down swing reach truck.Complete a daily safety/maintenance checklist on the material handling equipment at the beginning of each shift. Ensure all safety equipment and devices are in place and working properly.Safely operate all material handling equipment within the plant to prevent damage or personal injury.Unload inbound trucks, warehouse materials, supply production lines, and load outbound shipments.Utilize safety precautions and guidelines to ensure each trailer is safe to load/unload.Properly unitize and mark materials.Load various pallets to maximize trailer utilization while minimizing transit damage.Complete all paperwork associated with the movement of materials with accuracy and efficiency.Will use an RF Scanner to load, unload, and moving items within the warehouse.Maintain accurate inventory of all materials; perform daily cycle counts.Assist in other areas as needed to maintain a tram approach.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.QualificationsThe 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 ExperienceHigh school diploma or GED minimum.Language SkillsAbility 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 SkillsAbility to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.Reasoning AbilityAbility 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 SkillsTo perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of and basic computer skills.Other QualificationsA minimum of two years’ experience on material handling equipment (forklift) is required; must have proficient math skills.What we offer:Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellenceComprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunitiesAn attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potentialA 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.

WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

Forest City Merchandising Displays, Permanent

MATERIAL HANDLER, SHIPPING DEPT. 1st shift – Forest City, NC

* Summary * * : *

The Material Handler position is responsible for efficiently handling materials coming from Manufacturing and outside suppliers that are being processed into our Forest City Plant and being sent to our customers.

* Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: *

Be proficient and knowledgeable about safely operating an electric pallet jack, stand-up reach truck, clamp truck and sit-down swing reach truck.Complete a daily safety/maintenance checklist on the material handling equipment at the beginning of each shift. Ensure all safety equipment and devices are in place and working properly.Safely operate all material handling equipment within the plant to prevent damage or personal injury.Unload inbound trucks, warehouse materials, supply production lines, and load outbound shipments.Utilize safety precautions and guidelines to ensure each trailer is safe to load/unload.Properly unitize and mark materials.Load various pallets to maximize trailer utilization while minimizing transit damage.Complete all paperwork associated with the movement of materials with accuracy and efficiency.Will use an RF Scanner to load, unload, and moving items within the warehouse.Maintain accurate inventory of all materials; perform daily cycle counts.Assist in other areas as needed to maintain a tram approach.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.

* Qualifications *

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.

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.

Production/Manufacturing

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

Material Handler

North Carolina-Forest City

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