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Material Handler - 3rd Shift - Military Veterans

at WestRock

Description & Requirements

WestRock (NYSE :WRK) is a global leader in sustainable paper and packaging solutions. We are materials scientists, packaging designers, mechanical engineers and manufacturing experts with a shared purpose: Innovate Boldly. Package Sustainably. Guided by our values of integrity, respect, accountability and excellence, we use leading science and technology to more fiber-based packaging forward.

GENERALPURPOSE : Receive, count, move and stage materials for production jobs as noted onjob tickets and schedules in a safe, timely and efficient manner. Track material usage in hard copy andelectronic database. Participate incycle counts of inventory and yearly physical inventory.


  • Works closely with all departments to ensure products are received in and delivered accurately to production jobs in a timely manner.
  • Follows all standard operations procedures, work instructions, and current GMPs.
  • Operates forklift properly and safely.
  • Opens and prepares loads for production.
  • Communicates effectively with operators.
  • Follows all safety rules.
  • Assists with timely and accurate period cycle count.
  • Assists with the complete annual physical inventory process.
  • Assists with the resolution inventory discrepancies.
  • Delivers materials to appropriate jobs per job tickets and the schedule; moves and stages materials as needed.
  • Manages time effectively.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must be able to pass in-house forklift training.
  • Must be efficient in basic computer skills (e-mail, word processing, database, etc.).
  • Must have effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have good organizational skills.
  • Must be able to work well in a team environment.
  • Must have knowledge of or ability to learn safety rules and procedures, operating, maintenance, and technical policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to relate effectively with others at all levels of the organization.
  • Must be able to maintain good attendance.
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.


The physical demands described hereare representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfullyperform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made toenable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

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.

Hendersonville, NC


“The people of WestRock are what differentiate us in the marketplace and will help us become the premier provider of packaging around the world.” —Steve Voorhees, CEO This is an exciting time at WestRock, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions. We believe that Packaging Matters™ in building trust, influencing purchasing, and educating consumers, and we apply that belief to every project. Our strong foundation of talented, motivated experts provide customers with sustainable paper and packaging solutions around the world. Working together, we have a tremendous opportunity to define our company culture, grow our business and provide long-term solutions for our employees. With such an expansive operation, we can offer you a challenging and rewarding career opportunity.

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