Performance Excellence Master Black Belt Corrugated Mills - Jacksonville, FL

Jacksonville / Florida / United States

About WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

Performance Excellence Master Black Belt Corrugated Mills - Jacksonville, FL


9469 Eastport Rd, P. O. Box 26998
Jacksonville, Florida, 32218
United States

 

Master Black Belts (MBB) are business partners providing the link between the Performance Excellence System and Divisional Leaders to build a culture of Continuous Improvement, support overall business strategy, obtain critical support and resources, execute on a single productivity agenda by ensuring projects are measurable and implemented using the data driven approach of lean six sigma methodology and principles to drive productivity results while ensuring customer satisfaction of the world’s most admired brands.

This MBB will support the Southeast Region for our Corrugated Mills Division. The mills are located from Solvay, NY to Jacksonville, FL. The candidate should be located close to one of the mills and close to a major airport. The preferable location is Jacksonville, FL or at our corporate office in Atlanta, GA.

This position will support up to 5 mills, with additional mills added as the company continues to grow, and will require 80% travel.

 

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Participates as a strategic thought partner of the divisional leadership team
  • Aligns overall productivity project pipeline with annual financial plan and division objectives
  • Ensures individual facilities within the division are resourced in alignment with their expected annual business and financial contribution
  • Assess Performance Excellence System to develop gap analysis and plan to close the gaps. (Better resource management, training needed, identify process drift)
  • Provide site support for Black Belts, Green Belts and Practitioners to ensure principles of Lean Six Sigma are understood, utilized and implemented in project work
  • Coordinate divisions periodic report out of projects to Leadership Team
  • Provide training for Lean Six Sigma disciplines as needed
  • Formally represent and present divisional Performance Excellence System review and updates as required to senior leaders
  • Identify and ensure best practices are shared and implemented
  • Collaborate with LSS professionals within corporate group to improve processes and increase effectiveness for the entire organization

 What you need to succeed:

  • BS/BA Required; Technical Degree Preferred
  • 7+  years’ of industry experience with progressive growth in leadership and business impact
  • Paper Mill experience is preferred
  • Passionate about Continuous Improvement and ability to make others successful
  • Certified Black Belt with demonstrated ability to consistently deliver financial results
  • Lean Training with demonstrated practical application
  • Demonstrated ability to coach, teach, and mentor technical and non-technical knowledge to hourly and salaried employees
  • Strong financial acumen with ability to create financial models used to support project selection and determine net project value to the P&L
  • Proficient with Minitab, Microsoft Office, Visio, and/or Sharepoint
  • Driven with a sense of urgency to achieve results
  • Clear and effective communicator at all levels
  • Manages and drives change
  • Travel required 80%

  

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.

 

 *CBWK

 

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

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