Blow Mold Material Handler - 2nd Shift 3:30 PM - Midnight
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Join the Western Container Hattiesburg team and begin molding your potential today! The ever-evolving team is looking for a Blow Mold Material Handler to join us. Candidates must be able to work 3:30 PM - Midnight, Monday - Friday with some weekend availability.

For more than 40 years the Western Container team has been ensuring that Cola-Cola Bottlers have the highest quality preforms and bottles available to them. Western Container is a $400 million supplier of PET plastic bottles to the #1 soft drink brand in the world - Coca-Cola. We supply over 5.8 billion bottles and preforms annually to Coke bottlers throughout the western United States.

Our Mission is to maximize value for our Coca-Cola shareholders by providing the lowest cost, high quality and service, and an assurance of supply for them. Our plants are highly automated with new technology being introduced regularly. Our team is highly collaborative and motivated. Together we strive to keep our Core Values of Personal Responsibility, Professional Behavior, Mutual Respect, and Integrity at the forefront of what we do each day.

Applicants must have 2nd shift availability, 3:30 PM - Midnight, Monday - Friday. This is a 2nd shift role.

What to expect as a Blow Mold Material Handler

As part of our manufacturing team Blow Mold Material Handlers help keep our production team thriving by operating a forklift, cleaning production line, maintaining the production storage system and helping to maintain quality and safety standards. Day to day looks like checking the production schedule to understand shipping and supply demands, using knowledge and skills to ensure production machines are stocked with materials, reporting an issues to the team, managing materials including, pallets, bins, and other supplies as necessary. Material Handlers also use a strong attention to detail to ensure all finished products are correctly marked and inserted into shipping rows as well as all paperwork completed correctly. Communication written and verbal with our Warehouse and other team members is key. Material Handlers are key players in the Western Container team and may be asked to assist in other projects as needed.


Who are you?

Someone interested in a manufacturing career with an opportunity for career advancement. A team player, continuous improvement, open communication, and collaboration are a part of the day-to-day life at Western. Someone motivated to jump right in and learn new skills, that also enjoys problem-solving. You are willing to work up to 12-hour shifts with prolonged periods of standing, able to push, pull or lift up to 50 pounds.

High School Diploma or GED preferred, prior work experience (three years or more with one employer), may be considered

Ideal candidates have one year of Blow Molding experience or a strong desire to learn

Why Western?

Skills for pay compensation program, you drive your own raises! Available Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage, Health Savings Accounts with WCC contributions for qualified members. Up to 6% dollar-for-dollar matching 401K program. Earn while you learn, annual training and development opportunities provided by WCC as well as career advancement, and tuition reimbursement programs offered. 10 paid holidays. Paid sick time, bereavement and jury duty leave available. Generous time off policy with 40+ hours of personal time within your first year of employment and 80+ hours in your second year. Western Container sponsored short-term disability, long-term disability, and accidental death and dismemberment coverage. Uniforms and laundry service provided. Frequent member activities and annual family days. Member discount programs and more!

Salary Description
17.96 - 19.33/ hour