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Manager, Project Management-Chattanooga TN
1001 Latta St
Chattanooga, Tennessee, 37406
CAREER OPPORTUNITY: The Chattanooga TN facility has an opening for a Manager, Project Management. This position has responsibility for project management in the location and has supervisory responsibility for their team. This is a position which requires the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, interact with a diverse group of people, and requires attention to detail.
How you will impact WestRock:
Responsible for the performance of the Project Coordinators on his/her team; schedule and manage work activities ensuring that job requirements are met
Understand project management duties and perform all duties as required (back up, work spikes etc.)
Responsible for employee development; coach, mentor, train, and conduct performance reviews
Responsible for HR functions related to the SPM group; participate in hiring process, discipline process
Foster strong relationships with internal customers (Sales, Design, Divisional office and Assembly Division) and external customers
Travel to customer locations and WestRock facilities as needed
Support new technology (software, hardware and new systems.) Be an active participant in the process and assume ultimate training responsibility for team.
Support and participate in process improvements
Direct and participate in launches, special project pricing and project management and other projects as designated by Management.
Other duties as assigned
WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED:
Bachelor’s degree in a business or related field from an accredited academic institution.
MBA is a plus
5 to 10 years of POP industry experience
Previous management experience
Strong written and oral communication and interpersonal skills
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 excellence
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 committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans