Sales Leadership Development Program (SLDP) - New York, NY / Lansing, MI

LOCATIONS: Lansing, Mexicali

Sales Leadership Development Program (SLDP) - New York, NY / Lansing, MI

5832-New York

4472 Steelway Blvd N
Liverpool, New York, 13090
United States

WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. Learn more at  
Sales Leadership Development Program (SLDP) – New York, NY / Lansing, MI

The opportunity:

The Multi Packaging Solutions (MPS) Division is looking for driven and determined individuals to join our Sales Leadership Development Program (SLDP). This is a full-time new graduate position, with a 2-year rotational program (through four, 6-month rotations), which will prepare you for a successful career in the paper and packaging industry. You will work across four functions within the commercial cycle, each rotation is intended to provide a deep understanding of the specialty packaging cycle across a variety of segments:

  • Product Design and Product Planning
  • Production and Operations
  • Customer Service
  • Customer Excellence / Sales Associate

How you will impact WestRock:

As a member of the program, you will collaborate with cross-functional teams and senior leaders, build your expertise and leadership skills. Through a commercial perspective on your team, you will be a key player in:

  • Shaping customer recommendations inclusive of new product innovations, providing customer-focused solutions and product offerings
  • Identifying, quantifying, tracking and communicating solutions and business results against key priorities in partnership with internal stakeholders
  • Collaborating with operations, design, customer service teams, and sales leadership to craft growth-driving opportunities and solutions
  • You will get industry experience in understanding our specialty packaging segment while using your keen eye and analytical skills to ensure that MPS products exceed customer expectations

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor's Degree (received between August 2020 and August 2021) in Packaging, Packaging Engineering, Structural Design, or Business-related degree is required or a Master's Degree in Engineering or Business received between (August 2020 and August 2021)
  • A GPA of 3.0 or better is required
  • Demonstrated leadership experience is required
  • Authorization to work in the US on a permanent, full-time basis is required
  • Ability to temporarily relocate to a different state within the United States for a rotational assignment is required. 

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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