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WestRock Company 2nd Shift Lead in Tampa, Florida

Career Opportunity:

This is a position within a recycling facility that is responsible for overseeing the production floor, designating co-workers to specified areas and promoting a safe environment. This position requires constant communication with co-workers to ensure the tasks at hand are carried out accordingly. This document is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties, but a general summary; other duties may be assigned.

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Lead co-workers to include schedules, training, productivity, and discipline when necessary

  • Oversee the daily production schedule, including overseeing floor

  • Help facilitate morning meetings in conjunction with fellow co-workers which should include a daily safety topic(s), inbound/outbound loads, production schedule, etc.

  • Be knowledgeable of balers, sort lines and hoggers if associated with designated facility

  • Help operators in regard to efficiency and help them achieve the optimum throughput for the equipment

  • Responsible for ensuring quality systems are in place and comply with customer specifications

  • Oversee production of inbound material on a timely basis per schedule

  • Create and maintain a strong safety culture

  • On the production floor several hours throughout the day to ensure safety and production goals are being met

  • Fill-in on equipment when co-workers are absent

  • Oversee the organization of the workspace and tools to increase efficiency.

What you need to succeed:

  • Must have high school diploma or General Education degree (G.E.D.).

  • Must have ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondences, and memos.

  • Preferred experience in overseeing / managing a group of co-workers

  • Must have ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules / training.

  • Must have ability to perform basic arithmetic skills (addition, subtraction, fractions, etc.)

  • Must have the ability to multi-task with various interruptions.

  • Must have basic computer skills (Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outloook, etc.)

  • Must be able to maintain good attendance.

  • Be knowledgeable of all rolling stock associated with designated facility, including but not limited to forklifts, front-end loaders, and skid steers

  • Forklift experience required

  • OSHA training is a plus

  • Recycling experience is a plus

  • Willing to work the hours needed to complete the daily tasks

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation.

WestRock (NYSE:WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock's team members support customers around the world from locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at

WestRock is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create and maintain a diverse workforce where everyone feels valued, respected, and included. WestRock does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.