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Material Handler

Company: WestRock
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Job Description:

Material Handler



The Material Handler – Assembly position is responsible for loading and unloading trucks; warehousing product and materials and supplying production lines with requested product and/or components.

Essential duties:
- Inspecting forklift daily at the start of the shift insuring all safety features are operational.
- Completing 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.
- Loading and unloading trucks; warehouse products and materials.
- Inspecting trailers for safety at beginning of loading and unloading
- Using an RF scanner for receipts, issues to lines, returns, and bar code locations.
- Verifying 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.
- Performing regular inventory and cycle counts.
- Safely change forklift propane tanks and/or batteries as needed.
- Assisting other departments as needed.
- Responsible for the overall Safety and cleanliness of equipment and area.
- Working in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with company policies and procedures.

REM-03 WS-03

Shift start: 3:00PM
Shift length: 8 hours
Monday-Friday, some Saturdays required

  • Health, dental, vision insurance - available after 30 days
  • Paid time off
  • 401(k) plan

  • Must pass drug screen
  • Must pass background check
  • Can lift 50 lbs
  • Must be at least 18+ years old
At least 2 years experience on material handling equipment (forklift) is required; Must have proficient math skills. Must be able to operate a stand up forklift

About WestRock

WestRock Company manufactures and sells paper and packaging solutions for the consumer and corrugated markets in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The company operates through three segments: Corrugated Packaging, Consumer Packaging, and Land and Development. The Corrugated Packaging segment produces containerboards, corrugated sheets, corrugated packaging, and preprinted linerboards for consumer and industrial products manufacturers, and corrugated box manufacturers.

Keywords: WestRock, Knoxville , Material Handler, Other , Knoxville, Tennessee

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