Lewisburg, Tennessee

The Opportunity:

A typical day in the life of a Management Trainee is spent learning about People, Processes, Prevention, and Performance. These are the processes that go into making a product safely, within quality parameters, at a cost and productivity that is market competitive. The Management Trainee will rotate through various functions of the area typically spending six months to a year in the assigned function which provides exposure and knowledge to various areas of the business.  The intent is to identify an area of the business that will engage the individual in their career aspirations.

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Continually exploring opportunities to optimize production, improve quality, and environmental safety and reduce cost.
  • Demonstrates a general understanding of various sources of information or data that are relevant to the business; summarizes or integrates information for routine problems or issues with oversight from others as necessary
  • Has an eye for recognizing errors or differences; plans and completes work with thoroughness, giving attention to specific information and individual details, conditions, necessary record keeping, and elements of that work.
  • Plans, prioritizes, and manages time spent on accomplishing tasks to increase productivity and efficiency; demonstrates awareness and control over amount of time spent on activities; meets deadlines.
  • Clearly exchanges thoughts, ideas, and messages through written, verbal, and non-verbal methods that promote an understanding with the target audience; listens carefully and attentively.
  • Plans, arranges and/or monitor's work to ensure achievement of desired results; establishes a systematic course of action to accomplish objectives.
  • Works effectively with others to complete a task or achieve a common objective; ability to cooperate in both interpersonal and team relationships to foster enthusiasm and maintain mutual trust, candor, and respect for others. Works through conflict constructively.
  • Applies ‘out of the box’ thinking and thorough research to develop creative new ideas and approaches to accomplish a goal or objective in an efficient and effective way.

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering or other related discipline - Required.
  • 2+ years prior experience in manufacturing, operations, or a related field.
  • Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Teams Meeting.
  • Ability to  Self-Motivate for the purpose of “Winning Together”
  • Learn to develop relationships with the various stakeholders to maximize knowledge attainment/business alignment.

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.
  • Benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k with match and more!
  • Benefits effective DAY ONE (Medical, Dental, Vision, and more)!
  • 10 days paid vacation!
  • Your Safety is our #1 priority, and our records prove it!
  • Employee appreciation perks (free ice cream, meal perks, safety perks!
  • Amazing employee discounts!
  • Tuition assistance!
  • Paid maternity & paternity leave (two weeks - after one year of employment)!
  • A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.

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.

Lewisburg, Tennessee

“The people of WestRock are what differentiate us in the marketplace and will help us become the premier provider of packaging around the world.” —Steve Voorhees, CEO This is an exciting time at WestRock, a leading provider of differentiated paper and packaging solutions. We believe that Packaging Matters™ in building trust, influencing purchasing, and educating consumers, and we apply that belief to every project. Our strong foundation of talented, motivated experts provide customers with sustainable paper and packaging solutions around the world. Working together, we have a tremendous opportunity to define our company culture, grow our business and provide long-term solutions for our employees. With such an expansive operation, we can offer you a challenging and rewarding career opportunity.

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