WestRock makes consumer and corrugated packaging solutions that give our customers a winning edge in the global marketplace. We collaborate closely with customers on everything from beverage packs and pizza boxes to trigger sprayers and fragrance pumps to paperboard used for a wide variety of packaging and shipping containers. We consider ourselves to be part of their team – as we strive for continuous improvement together. We expect to win as a company and lead the industry by achieving success together with our customers, employees, and investors.
Opportunity summary: As a Packaging Solutions Intern, you are responsible for completing required project assignments. You will gain a hands-on experience in WestRock’s industrial environments focusing in areas such as cost savings, environmental and sustainability efforts. Throughout your assignments, there will be a heavy emphasis placed on safety, teamwork, and process improvement. By the end of your assignment, our mission is to have positively impacted your curriculum and career goals in preparation for life after college.
WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.
How you will impact WestRock
Analyze data sets to identify key insights and provide value-based solutions
Identify root cause problems through troubleshooting issues
Report project discovery findings to managers, teams, and senior leadership
Serve as safety champion by understanding and enforcing plant safety policies
Manage day-to-day activities of assigned roles, complete project tasks and implement new processes
Collaborate closely with assigned team members to complete project tasks
Currently enrolled in a college/university
Be a critical thinker with the ability to think and convey abstract ideas/concepts
Display a desire to learn through intellectual curiosity
Integrity and commitment to high ethical standards
Interpersonal, presentation, oral and written communication skills
Strong attention to detail
Ability to organize and prioritize workload
Drive and initiative to go above and beyond to achieve goals while collaborating in a team environment
Interest in a manufacturing-oriented business
Strong, creative problem solver
Works autonomously, self-starter
WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) aspires to be the premier partner and unrivaled provider of paper and packaging solutions in consumer and corrugated markets. 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 www.westrock.com.