Material Handler - Forest City, NC

Wake Forest, NORTH CAROLINA | about 1 year
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Material Handler - Forest City, NC

5520-Forest City

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 .  

Forest City Merchandising Displays, Permanent

Material Handler 2nd shift – Forest City, NC

Start Pay: $14.50/hr

Summary :

The Assembly Line Associate position is responsible for performing a variety of tasks on the assembly line in support of the assembly process and producing quality merchandise on schedule.

What you need to succeed:

  • High School Diploma or GED minimum

  • A minimum of two years’ experience on material handling equipment (forklift) is required

  • Experience using RF Scanners preferred

  • Ability to read and interpret work orders or instructions

  • Ability to count accurately

  • Good mathematical skills

  • Ability to work alone and in a team productively


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • 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. Assure all materials shipped and warehoused are handled in a manner that prevents damage.

  • Load and unload trucks as needed; 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 machine room.

  • 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 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. 

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