WestRock General Laborer in Fort Worth, Texas
WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) aspires to be the premier partner and unrivaled provider of paper and packaging solutions in consumer and corrugated markets. WestRock’s 39,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 250 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia. Learn more at www.westrock.com .
MeadWestVaco and RockTenn have come together to form WestRock. WestRock makes consumer and corrugated packaging solutions that give our customers a winning edge in the global marketplace. We partner closely with customers on everything from beverage packs and pizza boxes to trigger sprayers and fragrance pumps to paperboard used for a wide variety of packaging and shipping containers. We consider ourselves to be part of their team – as we strive for continuous improvement together.
Every day, our 42,000 team members combine practical innovations and rigorous execution in about 275 operating and business facilities across North America, South America, Europe and Asia to deliver products and services that answer unique local needs. We expect to win as a company and lead the industry by achieving success together with our customers, employees and investors.
We are seeking a General Laborer in our Fort Worth, TX facility. This is an entry level position, assigned as needed throughout the plant to fill in at the lower level positions in each department.
Primary duties include safely performing a wide range of tasks that include stacking corrugated product, conducting quality checks, material set-ups and maintaining a clean and organized work area. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to working safely, a demonstrated ability to work in a fast pace environment, a strong desire to learn process and operate complex machinery, and have a desire to advance within the company.
Ability to operate various manufacturing equipment, follow specific directions, operate hand tools, and other duties as assigned.
Maintain a clean and safe work environment and comply with all safety regulations.
Ability to read a tape measure and have basic math and computer skills.
Ability to lift, push and or pull 50lbs, navigate stairs, stand, walk, bend and kneel thorough the entire shift.
Receives raw material
Assists other team members in cleaning, starting up and operating machines
Performs other duties as assigned
Follows specific directions
REQUIRED to work daily OVERTIME, weekend work and various shifts depending on production needs.
Willing to advance as opportunities arise
Basic computer skills
Education & Work Experience
High School diploma or equivalent
1 year of manufacturing experience preferred