Plant Manager – Springfield, MA

Springfield | Massachusetts | 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.

Plant Manager – Springfield, MA


320 Parker St
Springfield, Massachusetts, 01129
United States

 

WestRock Company (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 and Asia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

New England/Corrugated Packaging Division

Plant Manager – Springfield, MA

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.

 

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

 

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