Customer Service Manager - Columbus, IN

Columbus | Indiana | United States

About WestRock
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

Customer Service Manager - Columbus, IN

3101 State St
Columbus, Indiana, 47201-0867
United States

The Opportunity

Supervises and manages customer service representative team at the WestRock location in Columbus, IN. Serves as liaison between customers, business acquisition and order fulfillment to ensure customer satisfaction with products and service.


 How you will impact WestRock:

  • Responsible for managing the Customer Service Department operation to ensure timely and accurate processing of customer orders from start to finish.

  • Partner with production and shipping to aid in processing a quality product delivered to the customer on time.

  • Customer Contact – conducts phone calls, coordinates and attends customer visits, submits sample requirements to QA, obtains credit information, expedites orders and shipments, completes new business forms, attends daily production meetings and sends out order acknowledgements.​

  • Enters requests for quotes and submits pricing to customer and sales representative as needed.

  • Oversee customer specification approval process. 

  • Specification Maintenance – supervises maintenance of carton specifications, global specifications and department instructions, maintains customers in the system, and revises specs/instructions based on manufacturing feedback.   

  • Inventory Monitoring – monitors finished goods at several different warehouse locations.

  • Sales Support – provides administrative support to sales team. 

  • Ensures Customer Service Department conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, safety rules, security procedures and instructions.  

  • Monitoring and effectively utilizing the receiving capabilities of the individual internal box plants to maintain appropriate inventory levels while scheduling open orders.

  • Effectively employs the master schedule, ensuring orders are scheduled and sequenced to meet on-time delivery and the order fulfillment objectives of the business unit.

  • Effectively use the Kiwiplan Scheduling Software to manage order backlogs focused on on-time delivery to the customer while maintaining high levels of efficiency on production equipment.


    What you need to succeed:

  • Excellent organizational skills to include follow-up and accountability. 

  • Professional customer satisfaction skills needed to maintain positive external and internal relationships. 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to include effective listening. 

  • Must be able to understand and/or explain technical procedures. 

  • Proficiency in computer applications to include Microsoft Word and Excel. 

  • Ability to easily adapt to fluctuations in business cycles and workload. 

  • 3-5 years experience in Customer Service in a manufacturing environment

  • Some travel may be required to other plants.

  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment.


    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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