WestRock makes consumer and corrugated packaging solutions that give our customers a winning edge in the global marketplace. We partner closely with customers on everything from beverage packs and pizza boxes to trigger sprayers and fragrance pumps to paperboard used for a wide variety of packaging and shipping containers. We consider ourselves to be part of their team as we strive for continuous improvement together.
Every day, our 42,000 team members combine practical innovations and rigorous execution in about 275 operating and business facilities across North America, South America, Europe and Asia to deliver products and services that answer unique local needs. We expect to win as a company and lead the industry by achieving success together with our customers, employees and investors.
Entry Level Operator
This is an entry-level job requiring employees to work rotating 12-hour shifts, in a continuous 365 day/year manufacturing operation. Entry level employees are required to learn, perform, rotate, and progress up to and including top job classification within the department's work system. Entry level employees are also required to serve on the emergency response team where they will be trained in and expected to perform with regards to disaster response, rescue procedures, HAZMAT spill response, and fire-fighting procedures. Employees are required to take call periodically and are expected to work occasionally on their scheduled off-days
The Stevenson Mill is a complex, fully integrated pulp and paper manufacturing facility with two machines that manufactures corrugated medium, and is one of North America's largest semi-chemical pulp and paper mill. Stevenson, Alabama is centrally located between Chattanooga, Tennessee and Huntsville, Alabama. This is a unionized facility with approximately 400 employees
What you need to succeed:
High School diploma or GED
Minimum 3 years of continuous work experience.
Pulp & Paper Manufacturing experience
Experience operating an overhead crane
Experience operating a bobcat, lift truck, clamp truck and scissors lift
Experience working around large moving machinery
Experience working a rotating shift
How you will impact WestRock: (Preferred)
Participating in the Emergency Response Team (ERT)
Read and understand technical correspondence, memos, instructions, and reports.
Carry out tasks which require a sequence of steps and dealing with upset conditions that may affect or modify normal operational parameters.
Select and properly use personal protective equipment per the specific hazard or hazards in accordance with WestRock and department requirements.
Safely use equipment and tools
Learn, perform, rotate, and progress up to and including top job classification within the department's line of progression
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.