WestRock Company Forklift Operator 1st Shift in Bolingbrook, Illinois
The Opportunity: The Forklift Operator - Assembly position is responsible for loading and unloading trucks; warehousing product and materials and supplying production lines with requested product and/or components.
Schedule: Monday - Friday
Hours: 7am - 3pm
How Will You Impact WestRock Company:
Inspect forklift daily at the start of the shift ensuring all safety features are operational.
Complete checklist documenting inspection.
Safe operation of forklift, moving materials throughout the facility.
Ensure all materials shipped and warehoused are handled in a manner that prevents damage.
Load and unload trucks; warehouse products and materials.
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.
What You Need to Succeed:
High School Diploma or equivalent
2 years of current forklift experience
Ability to effectively communicate with management and team members.
Perform basic math functions.
Ability to work independently or within a team environment.
Ability to perform tasks under pressure, and within a deadline-driven environment.
Ability to handle detail-oriented work.
General fluency in English required, verbal and written.
Ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or scheduled form.
Must be able to perform all essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.
Ability to stand and walk for extended periods as a primary job responsibility.
Capacity to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. intermittently during a typical work shift.
Observance of established safety guidelines in conducting physical work activity duties.
Wear protective equipment as required.
What We Offer:
Corporate culture is 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 daily work.
WestRock (NYSE:WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock's team members support customers around the world from locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.
WestRock is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create and maintain a diverse workforce where everyone feels valued, respected, and included. WestRock does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.