WestRock Procurement Co in Atlanta, 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 .

Procurement Co-op Spring 2019 – Atlanta, GA

1000 Abernathy Rd, NE

Atlanta, Georgia, 30328

United States

WestRock Company (NYSE: WRK) aspires to be the premier partner and unrivaled provider of paper and packaging solutions in consumer and corrugated markets. WestRock’s 41,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 250 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe and Asia.

WestRock makes consumer and corrugated packaging solutions that give our customers a winning edge in the global marketplace. We partner closely with customers on everything from beverage packs and pizza boxes to trigger sprayers and fragrance pumps to paperboard used for a wide variety of packaging and shipping containers. We consider ourselves to be part of their team – as we strive for continuous improvement together.

We expect to win as a company and lead the industry by achieving success together with our customers, employees and investors.

Procurement Co-op Spring 2019 – Atlanta, GA

Career Opportunity:

We are actively looking to fill several six-month co-op positions within our Procurement organization. Located in either our Richmond, VA or Duluth, GA corporate office; you will work with various functions within Procurement and will be a member of a Procurement team. This position is a strategic sourcing role participating in sourcing projects and ad hoc analytics in support of the category management function. To be successful, you need to be motivated, smart, and focused. As a co-op within our program, you can expect to gain experience within the areas of Problem Solving, Stakeholder Engagement, Supplier Relationship Management, Negotiating, Data Analysis, Business Acumen, and Communication.

What you need to succeed:

· Work as a member of the Procurement team by conducting analyses on spend data, contract histories, and analyzing data for bidding and sourcing initiativesWork as a member of the Procurement team by conducting analyses on spend data, contract histories, and analyzing data for bidding and sourcing initiatives

· Design and assist with RF(x) templates and events, utilizing an e-sourcing tool and coordinate the communication and supplier responsesDesign and assist with RF(x) templates and events, utilizing an e-sourcing tool and coordinate the communication and supplier responses

· Data mining and cleansingData mining and cleansing

· Build relationships with category managers and facilitate frequent communication related to sourcing initiatives, data analysis and implementationBuild relationships with category managers and facilitate frequent communication related to sourcing initiatives, data analysis and implementation

· Provide a critical level of support on general and special projects, financial analyses, problem resolution and other business/ analysis related needs that affect ProcurementProvide a critical level of support on general and special projects, financial analyses, problem resolution and other business/ analysis related needs that affect Procurement

· Ability to read proposed contract terms and extract informationAbility to read proposed contract terms and extract information

· Clearly articulate their understanding of each project and results of analysis to a variety of business leaders and decision makersClearly articulate their understanding of each project and results of analysis to a variety of business leaders and decision makers

· Support various on-going projects that may include project leadership, detailed analysis, benchmarking, process mapping, organizational redesign, and business case developmentSupport various on-going projects that may include project leadership, detailed analysis, benchmarking, process mapping, organizational redesign, and business case development

· Support a global perspective for all supply chain related functionsSupport a global perspective for all supply chain related functions

· Actively engage in supply chain related projects and utilizing academic knowledgeActively engage in supply chain related projects and utilizing academic knowledge

· Present project results to the Executive Management TeamPresent project results to the Executive Management Team

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Support various on-going projects that may include project leadership, detailed analysis, best practices bench marking, process mapping, organizational redesign, and business case development.
  • Support a global perspective for all supply chain related functions.
  • Actively engage in supply chain related projects and utilizing academic knowledge.
  • Present project results to the Executive Management Team.

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

Internship/Co-op/New Grads

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

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