WestRock Shipping Manager in Columbus, Indiana

About WestRock

About WestRock 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 .

Shipping Manager - Columbus, IN

3101 State St

Columbus, Indiana, 47201-0867

United States

Shipping Manager

Columbus, IN

The Opportunity

The primary role of a Shipping Manager is first to ensure a safe and clean work environment and then to lead and direct plant and off site shipping and warehousing activities such that orders are banded, stored, and delivered according to customer requirements and organization goals are achieved. Manages and coordinates the efforts of hourly employees in a union environment.

How You Will Impact WestRock:

•Prioritizes and assigns work, and monitors safety, quality and quantity of the work performed.

•Communicates department and plant goals.

•Serves as coach and counselor for department employees regarding performance.

•Schedules shipments and dock times; dispatches loads.

•Orders materials, parts, and supplies as required.

•Implements continuous improvement projects and cost reduction ideas.

•Manages trailers for optimum utilization.

•Takes and maintaining accurate inventories.

•Ensures employees perform required inspections and tests.

•Follows all safety rules and practices.

•Prepares and maintains accurate records.

•Builds department teamwork.

What You Need to Succeed

•The ideal candidate for this position will be a team-builder, action-oriented individual. The ability

to lead and hold people accountable.

•Strong computer skills - Microsoft Office, JD Edwards.Knowledge of industry software KIWI a

plus, organized and innovative.

•3 to 5 years’ of shipping experience in a supervisory or management role.

•Any equivalent combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform

the key responsibilities of this position.

•Packaging industry experience (paperboard and/or corrugated) preferred.

•Bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred. High school diploma or equivalent required.

•Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.

•Strong interpersonal relations and written communication skills.

•Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, utilize

appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator.

• Understand resource allocations.

• Ability to understand the basics of financial statements.

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.

*CBWRK

#IN

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

Shipping ManagerColumbus, IN The Opportunity The primary role of a Shipping Manager is first to ensure a safe and clean work environment and then to lead and direct plant and off site shipping and warehousing activities such that orders are banded, stored, and delivered according to customer requirements and organization goals are achieved. Manages and coordinates the efforts of hourly employees in a union environment. How You Will Impact WestRock: •Prioritizes and assigns work, and monitors safety, quality and quantity of the work performed. •Communicates department and plant goals. •Serves as coach and counselor for department employees regarding performance. •Schedules shipments and dock times; dispatches loads. •Orders materials, parts, and supplies as required. •Implements continuous improvement projects and cost reduction ideas. •Manages trailers for optimum utilization. •Takes and maintaining accurate inventories. •Ensures employees perform required inspections and tests. •Follows all safety rules and practices. •Prepares and maintains accurate records. •Builds department teamwork. What You Need to Succeed • The ideal candidate for this position will be a team-builder, action-oriented individual. The ability to lead and hold people accountable.• Strong computer skills - Microsoft Office, JD Edwards. Knowledge of industry software KIWI a plus, organized and innovative.• 3 to 5 years’ of shipping experience in a supervisory or management role. • Any equivalent combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position. • Packaging industry experience (paperboard and/or corrugated) preferred. • Bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred. High school diploma or equivalent required.• Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills. • Strong interpersonal relations and written communication skills. • Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, utilize appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator. • Understand resource allocations. • Ability to understand the basics of financial statements. 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. *CBWRK #IN WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

Shipping Manager

Columbus, IN

The Opportunity

The primary role of a Shipping Manager is first to ensure a safe and clean work environment and then to lead and direct plant and off site shipping and warehousing activities such that orders are banded, stored, and delivered according to customer requirements and organization goals are achieved. Manages and coordinates the efforts of hourly employees in a union environment.

How You Will Impact WestRock:

•Prioritizes and assigns work, and monitors safety, quality and quantity of the work performed.

•Communicates department and plant goals.

•Serves as coach and counselor for department employees regarding performance.

•Schedules shipments and dock times; dispatches loads.

•Orders materials, parts, and supplies as required.

•Implements continuous improvement projects and cost reduction ideas.

•Manages trailers for optimum utilization.

•Takes and maintaining accurate inventories.

•Ensures employees perform required inspections and tests.

•Follows all safety rules and practices.

•Prepares and maintains accurate records.

•Builds department teamwork.

What You Need to Succeed

•The ideal candidate for this position will be a team-builder, action-oriented individual. The ability

to lead and hold people accountable.

•Strong computer skills - Microsoft Office, JD Edwards.Knowledge of industry software KIWI a

plus, organized and innovative.

•3 to 5 years’ of shipping experience in a supervisory or management role.

•Any equivalent combination of experience and training that demonstrates the ability to perform

the key responsibilities of this position.

•Packaging industry experience (paperboard and/or corrugated) preferred.

•Bachelor’s degree is strongly preferred. High school diploma or equivalent required.

•Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.

•Strong interpersonal relations and written communication skills.

•Ability to recognize the importance of safety in the workplace, follow safety rules, utilize

appropriate safety equipment and report unsafe conditions to the appropriate administrator.

• Understand resource allocations.

• Ability to understand the basics of financial statements.

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.

*CBWRK

#IN

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

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

Shipping Manager

Indiana-Columbus

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