Manufacturing Analyst - Atlanta, GA

Atlanta | Georgia | United States

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Manufacturing Analyst - Atlanta, GA

1000 Abernathy Rd, NE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30328
United States

The opportunity:

·         Provide analytical support to the Container Division’s operating portion of the business

·      Responsible for assisting with the development, facilitating and maintaining analysis regarding manufacturing progress, peer analysis, and gap identification

·      Provide fact based analytical support to Corrugated segment, which will facilitate timely decisions, executable strategies, and organizational speed

 How you will impact WestRock:


·Provide regular updates on the progress of manufacturing and other operating initiatives

·Facilitate regular manufacturing performance metrics

·Analyze performance related to the Division’s scaling plan and provide gap analysis and reconciliation on a regular basis

·Develop and regularly assist in providing peer analysis regarding operational performance to identify gaps to the industry

·Analyze trends in manufacturing and other related areas to better understand and manage the business, assign ownership, and provide for gap closure

·Provide bottom line gap analysis to understand existing total operational performance gaps, requirements to close, and means to support closure and optimization

·Provide analysis on specific business objectives and how we are performing against those objectives, reasons for differences and roadmap for variance closure

·Prepare financial and business-related analysis and research as necessary, from and for an operations and business perspective

·Coordinate analysis of operational issues with the Corrugated Segment Leaders

·Establish an effective working relationship with key division, regional, plant and corporate personnel

·Assist Corrugated Division as required

What you need to succeed:

 · Bachelor’s degree required; MBA preferred

 · 2 or more years of related experience

  · Ability to communicate across all levels of the organization

  · Proficient in Qlik-view application, Minitab, PowerPoint,

  · Strong experience with Excel – VLOOKUP’s, PIVOT tables and working with large sets of data

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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