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1st Shift Shipping Clerk- Driver at WestRock

1st Shift Shipping Clerk- Driver

WestRock Lansing, MI Full-Time

Career Opportunity

The Lansing Facility is seeking a Shipping Clerk- Driver who picks up and delivers shipments within the state of Michigan and occasionally other states as needed.  Represents the company in a positive, professional manner.  Maintains assigned company vehicles.   Perform the function of delivery driver consistent with established standards of customer service and safety as set forth by MPS. 

How you will impact WestRock

  • Understands and complies with all Department of Transportation standards and regulations. 

  • Delivers shipments to customers consistent with customer expectations, safety policies, and as a professional representative of MPS.

  • Secures and inspects each load before loading.  Skid packs the load if necessary.

  • Picks up and delivers orders as scheduled by the shipping/receiving clerk or purchasing department.  Hand delivers jobs off skids as required.

  • Plans an efficient delivery route while also meeting customer delivery schedules.

  • Operates company vehicle in a safe manner.  Reports vehicle damage or defects to supervisor.

  • Maintains assigned company vehicle.

  • Ensures good customer relationships by consistently delivering shipments on time and interacting in a courteous, professional manner. 

  • Operates forklift to move or hoist shipments from the shipping/receiving platform to storage or work areas.

  • Completes trailer maintenance log sheet.

  • Assists the shipping department as needed.

  • Wraps and loads skids.

  • Completes job tickets.

  • Checks truck safety before leaving the dock.

  • Creates bill of lading for shipments.

  • Operates pallet jacks and power walkers.

  • Maintains safe driving record and adheres to all local, state, and federal laws pertaining to the safe operation of vehicle.

  • Performs other job duties as assigned.

What you need to succeed

  • Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Must have 12 months’ experience.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, Class A, B, or C, whichever is appropriate for company vehicle type.
  • Must have and maintain a good driving record; record will be checked at least annually.
  • Must report any moving violations on his/her driving record as they occur.
  • Must have knowledge of mechanics especially with regards to the semi-truck and trailer.
  • Must have strong mathematical skills to confirm counts are accurate.

  • Must have the ability to read and write complex instructions, correspondence, and memos.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, maps, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to perform basic arithmetic including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Must have good decision making and problem solving skills.
  • Must have basic computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office. 
  • Must be self-motivated and self-managed.
  • Must have knowledge of loading techniques.
  • Must be willing to work overtime as needed on long distance deliveries and pick ups.
  • Must be able to maintain good attendance.
  • Must be able to perform all essential functions of this job with or without reasonable accommodation.

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.



WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

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