WestRock Master Black Belt, Division Folding Carton in Sandy Springs, Georgia

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 .

Master Black Belt, Division Folding Carton - Sandy Springs, GA

1000 Abernathy Rd, NE

Atlanta, Georgia, 30328

United States

Performance Excellence Regional Master Black Belt - Folding Carton – Atlanta, GA

The opportunity:

Regional Master Black Belts are business partners providing the link between the Performance Excellence System and Divisional Leaders and senior level executives 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 Regional MBB role will be based on our corporate office in Sandy Springs, GA area, will support 20-30 Folding Carton mills, and will require 80% travel.

How you will impact WestRock:

Participates as a strategic thought partner of the divisional and senior leadership teamsAligns 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 Relevant years of 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%

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.

Performance Excellence/Lean Six Sigma

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

Master Black Belt, Division Folding Carton

Georgia-Sandy Springs