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Full time
Job Category:
General Factory
WestRock Company | Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Job Description

External Description
WestRock has a corrugated box manufacturing plant in Fridley, MN. The Plant operates 24 hours/day, 5 days/week (M-F). WestRock is currently hiring entry-level Production workers. WestRock's new employees immediately embark on a path to career growth into a machine assistant or machine operator position (other opportunities also available in Shipping and Maintenance). Not only is progressing to a higher position available, it is required! Therefore, WestRock is seeking candidates with the potential and versatility to work in a variety of positions throughout the Plant.
Schedule: Full Time, Monday thru Friday; mandatory overtime, as needed.
Hourly Wage: The starting rate is $19.25/hour.
Qualities we look for:
Focused on the safety of self and others.
Takes pride in a job well done.
High sense of urgency.
Proven reliability (Exceptional punctuality and attendance record)
Positive attitude; eager to learn, grow and contribute.#Operations/Manufacturing

Required Skills/Abilities
General mechanical ability.
Solid computer skills, including the ability to efficiently navigate through program screens.
Ability to work in a very fast paced manufacturing environment.
Ability to learn quickly with on-the-job training.
Possess strong reasoning and problem solving skills, to reduce machine downtime and quickly address problems.
Possess strong attention to quality and detail.
A commitment to alerting the management team when safety, quality, or other production issues arise.
Ability to read and understand production specifications.
Ability to accurately measure using the US standard measurement system.
Willing and able to work mandatory overtime, including extended weekday hours, and Saturdays.
Willing and able to work any shift 1st, 2nd, or 3rd. You will not have a choice about which shift you work until you gain seniority with the Union. Once assigned a shift, it may change, occasionally, to meet the needs of the Plant. (1st -- 7am-3pm; 2nd -- 3pm-11pm; 3rd -- 11pm-7am)
Ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, in the English language.Physical Requirements
Ability to lift and carry 40 lbs regularly.
Ability to lift and transfer up to 10 lbs frequently.
Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
Ability to withstand prolonged exposure to high heat and humidity indoors, during the summer months.Benefits of Working at KapStone
Opportunities for advancement (Career options for positions such as: Machine Operator, Maintenance Mechanic, Forklift Drivers, Customer Service Representative, Sales/Account Manager, Shift Lead, Production Supervisor, and more!)
Additional pay for working 2nd or 3rd shift
Annual pay increases
11 paid holidays
Earn up to 4 weeks of vacation (with years of service)
Financial, Health and Wellness Programs available to eligible employees including: 401(k), Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Employee Assistance and more!

About WestRock Company

WestRock is committed at the highest level to embed diversity and inclusion into the way we do business. It starts with how we recruit talent - by mirroring the rich diversity of the markets we serve. Next, we strive to create a work environment that provides all employees equal access to talent development, information and opportunity. We are a company that respects individuals and fosters a culture of collaboration.

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