WestRock Performance Excellence Master Black Belt, MPS North America – Croydon, PA in Croydon, Pennsylvania

About WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com .

Performance Excellence Master Black Belt, MPS North America – Croydon, PA

3001 State Rd

Croydon, Pennsylvania, 19021

United States

The opportunity:

Master Black Belts are business partners providing the link between the Performance Excellence System and Divisional Leaders to build a culture of Continuous Improvement, support overall business strategy, obtain critical support and resources, execute on a single productivity agenda by ensuring projects are measurable and implemented using the data driven approach of lean six sigma methodology and principles to drive productivity results while ensuring customer satisfaction of the world’s most admired brands.

This position will be based in Croydon, PA (relocation provided if needed) and will require 80% travel.

How you will impact WestRock:

Participates as a strategic thought partner of the divisional leadership teamAligns overall productivity project pipeline with annual financial plan and division objectivesEnsures individual facilities within the division are resourced in alignment with their expected annual business and financial contributionAssess Performance Excellence System to develop gap analysis and plan to close the gaps. (Better resource management, training needed, identify process drift)Provide site support for Black Belts, Green Belts and Practitioners to ensure principles of Lean Six Sigma are understood, utilized and implemented in project workCoordinate divisions periodic report out of projects to Leadership TeamProvide training for Lean Six Sigma disciplines as neededFormally represent and present divisional Performance Excellence System review and updates as required to senior leadersIdentify and ensure best practices are shared and implementedCollaborate with LSS professionals within corporate group to improve processes and increase effectiveness for the entire organization.

What you need to succeed:

BS/BA required; Technical Degree Preferred 5 – 10 years of relevant industry experience with progressive growth in leadership and business impactPassionate about Continuous Improvement and ability to make others successful Certified Black Belt with demonstrated ability to consistently deliver financial resultsLean Training with demonstrated practical applicationDemonstrated ability to coach, teach, and mentor technical and non-technical knowledge to hourly and salaried employeesStrong financial acumen with ability to create financial models used to support project selection and determine net project value to the P&L Proficient with Minitab, Microsoft Office, Visio, and/or SharepointDriven with a sense of urgency to achieve resultsClear and effective communicator at all levelsManages and drives changeTravel required 80%

Preferred

Subject matter expert within the industry applicable to the division/business unitExperience in change management and organizational redesignM.B.A.2+ years as lean six sigma black belt with documented project portfolio

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.

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WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunitiesAn attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potentialA career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work.*CBWK#PAWestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

Performance Excellence/Lean Six Sigma

WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Performance Excellence Master Black Belt, MPS North America – Croydon, PA

Pennsylvania-Croydon

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