Longview, Washington


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 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

WestRock has a corrugated box manufacturing plant in Longview WA. The Plant operates 24 hours/day, 5-7 days/week as needed to meet production. 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 $20.00/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


What you need to succeed:

·         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

What we offer:

·         Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability, and excellence

·         Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities

·         An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential

·         A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

Longview, Washington

“The people of WestRock are what differentiate us in the marketplace and will help us become the premier provider of packaging around the world.” —Steve Voorhees, CEO This is an exciting time at WestRock, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions. We believe that Packaging Matters™ in building trust, influencing purchasing, and educating consumers, and we apply that belief to every project. Our strong foundation of talented, motivated experts provide customers with sustainable paper and packaging solutions around the world. Working together, we have a tremendous opportunity to define our company culture, grow our business and provide long-term solutions for our employees. With such an expansive operation, we can offer you a challenging and rewarding career opportunity.

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