Entry Level Production Worker – Paper Mill Rd, Delaware Water Gap, PA

Full time @WestRock posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

WestRock currently has entry-level labor position openings at our Delaware Water Gap, PA papermill facility that produces coated paperboard from recycled products.
These entry level positions provide labor for various tasks around the mill including picking up paper, operating forklift, handling chemicals, cleaning, etc. Must be able to carry/lift 50 lbs. Candidates with previous experience operating fork truck or other mobile equipment are preferred, but that experience is not necessary for consideration. This is a rotating shift position and membership in the Union is required after 90 days.
The mill operates on a 4 crew, southern swing rotation so you will work 1st, 2nd and 3rd shift each month.

Week 1
Saturday through Friday on 1st shift 7am – 3pm. Off for 4 days.
Week 2
Wednesday through Tuesday on 3rd shift 11pm – 7am. Off for 2 days.
Week 3
Friday through Thursday on 2nd shift 3pm – 11pm. Off for 1 day.

Repeat

Starting hourly rate of 20.75/hr.
How you will impact WestRock

Ability to safely operate various manufacturing equipment, follow specific directions, operate power hand tools, and other duties as assigned.
Ability to read a tape measure (to 1/16” measurement) and basic math and computer skills.
Performs inspections on various equipment for proper operation and report questionable conditions
Performs various housekeeping, cleaning, and organizing functions with minimal supervision to ensure areas are clean and free from debris
Prioritizes work and takes appropriate action to ensure paper machine remains operational
Forklift and skid steer experience is preferred
Roll finishing (banding, labeling, sorting)
Loading trucks with finished product
Unloading bales from wastepaper truck

What you need to succeed

High school diploma or GED required
Strong commitment to working safe, good communication skills, a demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Strong desire to learn manufacturing processes and operating complex machinery and have a desire to advance within the company
Industrial manufacturing experience is preferred.
Ability to work safely, comply with all safety rules, lift, push or pull >50lbs, navigate stairs, stand, walk, bend, and kneel throughout the entire shift.

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