Material Handler - Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix, ARIZONA | 16 days

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Job Description

About WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Starting payrate is $17.50 per hour and increases to $18.00 per hour after 90 days. Hours are Monday thru Thursday 6:00 AM - 3:00 PM and Friday 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM. 

Job Description
Operates powered industrial truck/lift truck. Move, organize, and maintain an inventory of 500 or more material pallets. Receive new pallet shipments from suppliers. Inspect and remove damaged units from inventory. Inform the purchasing manager of needs for new purchases. Perform daily lift truck inspection.

  • Inspect lift truck and complete daily log sheet at the beginning of each shift
  • Inspect, sort, and store pallets returned from the production facility
  • Receive, inspect and store shipments of new pallets; bring delivery receipts to production manager
  • Perform a physical count of all inventory twice per week; report findings to production manager
  • Inspect damaged pallets; sort and load pallets into an enclosed trailer for return to the supplier
  • Operate manual pallet jack to move empty pallets inside return trailer
  • Maintain yard cleanliness; remove scrap production material from pallets, pick up scrap wood and garbage from the work area
  • Manually lift and handle individual pallets weighing up to 50 lbs. several times per day
  • Sweep outdoor work area with attachment to lift truck

Job Qualifications:

  • Maintain lift truck operator license; attend four hours of annual training for renewal
  • Safe Work Practice certification and one-hour annual training
  • Excellent hand-eye and foot-eye coordination for the safe operation of lift truck
  • Physical agility to turn and twist neck and torso up to 60 times per hour
  • Basic math skills to counting extensive inventory
  • Maintain a safe work environment for the operator and other workers
  • Operate truck and move material in a safe and professional manner in an outdoor environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a fast-paced, manufacturing environment
  • Corrugated box manufacturing experience a plus
  • A strong desire to advance within the facility
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Stock Options
  • Vision insurance

If this sounds great to you and you think you fit in, please submit your application. We want to hear from you!

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

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