Opportunity summary: As an Early Career Manufacturing Student 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.
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
What you need to succeed:
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
About 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 www.westrock.com. WestRock is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
Our vision is to be the premier partner and unrivaled provider of winning solutions for our customers.
We’re more than a supplier: we’re a partner that provides a competitive advantage, a partner that can deliver consistent quality and superior service, a partner that fuels innovation to foster real, sustainable growth.
Share in our success.
Employing talented people is key to WestRock’s global success. We partner closely with our customers, approaching each new challenge with a market-focused, consumer-centric strategy that encourages creative thinking and innovation.
Focusing on our customers’ success gives us plenty of opportunities to develop our own careers along the way. Start your WestRock career search today