Laborer

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation - Roanoke Rapids, NC (30+ days ago)3.1


Job Purpose - The KapStone Kraft Paper Roanoke Rapids Mill is seeking Laborers to fill our Labor Pool at our pulp and paper mill in Roanoke Rapids, NC. Our goal is to place dynamic and driven individuals into our business to support our organization that are dedicated to safety, quality and productivity. A successful laborer will perform various manual duties while learning the company processes and procedures in order to be a source of trained talent to maintain an effective workforce. Skills and procedural knowledge are gained through filling in for absences in the mill's various departments, KapStone's computer based learning system, and hands on training.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities - As with all jobs, all duties and responsibilities are not listed, and will vary based upon the department, team, and business needs.

  • Learn and follow all Company and work area safety procedures and practices. Responsible for personal work safety and the safety of other employees in the assigned work area.
  • Follow guidelines on a daily basis to promote safety, cleanliness, and efficiency within the department.
  • Support all mill operations by thoroughly cleaning all equipment, work surfaces and work areas in conjunction with the use of hazardous materials/chemicals and high pressure hoses. Recognize, restock and transport supplies/materials as needed.
  • Operate heavy machinery such as forklifts, etc.
  • Perform job duties that require physical exertion in a heavy industrial environment (standing, reaching, climbing to significant heights, twisting, exposure to extreme temperatures/weather conditions) while wearing protective safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, hard hats, chemical suits and other job-specific PPE.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • High School Diploma or GED is required
  • Minimum of 1 year of industrial/manufacturing or labor intensive work is required.
  • Experience as an operator, mechanic, electrician, or similar trade craft is preferred but not required
  • Demonstrate a strong safety mindset
  • Understand instructions and communicate information clearly to co-workers and supervisor
  • Good hand-eye coordination is required to perform routine job tasks
  • Demonstrate an ability to be flexible in both attitude and changing work assignments.
  • Work overtime when required even on short notice
  • Shift work is required
  • Be willing to work in all areas in the mill as needed
  • Follow instructions and perform tasks and duties under direct and indirect supervision, using well-defined policies and procedures
  • Current driver's license and acceptable driving record is required to operate mobile equipment.
  • This position requires regular climbing, balancing, crouching, stooping, reaching, crawling, standing, kneeling, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, communicating, repetitive motions, and driving. Work is performed in a mill manufacturing environment.
  • Show initiative by having a willingness to take on new responsibilities and challenges
  • Possess the ability to work alone or as part of a team
  • Possess some mechanical skills to troubleshoot problems
  • Good hand-eye coordination is required to perform routine job tasks
  • Demonstrate an ability to be flexible in both attitude and changing work assignments.
  • Work overtime when required even on short notice
  • Shift work is required
  • Be willing to work in all areas in the mill as needed
  • Follow instructions and perform tasks and duties under direct and indirect supervision, using well-defined policies and procedures
  • Current driver's license and acceptable driving record is required to operate mobile equipment.
  • This position requires regular climbing, balancing, crouching, stooping, reaching, crawling, standing, kneeling, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, communicating, repetitive motions, and driving. Work is performed in a mill manufacturing environment.
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