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WestRock - Midland

Description & Requirements

WestRock 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

What does WestRock do?

WestRock is a diverse, global organization, employing more than 50,000 employees worldwide.  We specialize in packaging concepts in several markets including healthcare, consumer products and confectionary products. 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. Our facility is in Scarborough with easy access to public transportation.  Learn more at

Career Opportunity:

The WestRock Midland facility is looking for an Die Cutting Lead Hand. This position reports to the Die Cutting Manager and is responsible to oversee workflow of Die Cutting, Stamping and Flat Packing departments and ensuring work is done on time and meets quality standards.

The successful applicant must be able to provide a satisfactory criminal background check and pre-employment medical.

Job Duties:

  • Ensures that employees in department are working and handling equipment in a safe manner.
  • Daily, reviews priority jobs needed for production with the Die Cutting Manager for the Die Cutting department.
  • Distributes workflow to crews based on experience and critical nature of job.
  • Trains new employees.
  • Monitor foil orders and Inventory.
  • Check stamping/Embossing dies for accuracy as well as storage.
    Ensures total quality of jobs while in operation.
  • Stacks and places material in warehouse.
  • Coordinates with outside vendors to maintain recycling program within the plant.
  • Orders pallets in plant for production departments.
  • Monitors wrapping material inventories and notifies Night Superintendent at reorder point.
  • Assists in department production as needed.
  • Performs other job duties as assigned.

What you need to work at WestRock:

  • Must have high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must at least five years of relevant experience in a stripping/die cutting production setting.
  • Must be able to direct the work of the employees in the department.
  • Must be able to pass a colour hue test.
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation

Why work with WestRock:

  • Benefits and pension plan from first day of hire
  • An Employer that cares about health and safety
  • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety, and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.
  • A management team committed to WestRock’s values of Respect, Accountability, Integrity and Excellence

As part of our commitment to accessibility for all persons with disabilities, WestRock will, upon request from the applicant, provide accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure equal access to applicants with disabilities. Please contact WestRock, Human Resources at 416-940-2422 about your needs and we will consult with you to ensure suitable accommodation is provided.

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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.

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