Plant Manager

WestRock   •  

Springfield, MA

Industry: Transportation


8 - 10 years

Posted 34 days ago

The opportunity:

  • Manage the operation of the manufacturing facility to include, but not limited to, safety, maintenance, production, customer requirements/interface, planning and scheduling
  • Partner closely with our customers, approaching each new challenge with a market-focused, consumer-centric strategy that encourages creative thinking and innovation
  • Serve as a member of the Management Leadership Team

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Facilitate an environment where safety is the priority
  • Establish goals and track results relating to uptime, quality, productivity; control manufacturing and conversion cost within budgetary limits
  • Ensure that all WestRock standards and customer commitments (i.e., quality, safety, output, on-time delivery) are followed within the plant
  • Support, coach, train, develop and mentor managers and hourly production employees
  • Build and maintain an effective partnership with union to improve overall plant production; act as liaison with union/union employees and General Manager

What you need to succeed:

  • Four-year college degree highly desirable
  • Minimum of 7 years of supervisory experience in the corrugated industry preferably as a Plant Manager or Plant Superintendent; graphics or maintenance background a plus
  • Six Sigma and / or Lean Principles highly desired
  • Must possess strong strategic planning and analytical skills
  • Management of operating budgets and project management in a manufacturing environment
  • Exposure to formal safety, quality, and productivity systems such as ISO and OHSA training

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.