Management Trainee - Yakima, WA

Yakima, WASHINGTON | 3 months
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Job Description

The purpose of the Management Trainee program at WestRock is to provide individualized, detailed development to new industry talent with a focus on career growth.  Like traditional rotational programs, this program allows the flexibility of learning a wide variety of skillsets across each department in the plant. Within three years, the individual should have a well-rounded understanding of WestRock and its manufacturing processes.

  • Department rotations that include: Quality, Production, Reliability, Sales/Customer
    Service to ensure thorough understanding of each area in manufacturing

  • Gain an understanding of Quality Management Systems, Customer Information
    Systems, Capital Funding, Production Scheduling, Load Planning, Kaizen, and other
    essential functions of the plant processes

  • Act as a team leader and project manager for various analytical projects including
    bottlenecking analysis, various Kaizen projects, quality corrective action problem
    solving, etc.

    What you need to Succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical
    Engineering, Operations Management, or a related field

  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing work environments

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Strong leadership skills and an ability to communicate effectively employees at all

  • An interest in Manufacturing and/or Corrugated Packaging

  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload

  • Strong focus on safety

  • Must be willing to relocate

    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 along with
    competitive benefits package

  • 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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