WestRock Production Planning Manager in Mebane, North Carolina

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 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com .

Production Planning Manager - Mebane, NC

7411 Oakwood St Extension, PO Box 408

Mebane, North Carolina, 27302

United States

This position has responsibility for Planning & Materials Management within the Mebane Facility in support of Healthcare, Tobacco, Personal Care & Food / Beverage SBUs. The position is directly responsible for managing long term capacity modeling in support of the Sales & Operations Planning Process for the Mebane Facility, Day to Day management of the Planning Functions within the Facility and Key Performance Metric Analysis & Reporting. Management of the Planning function includes: cost & production estimation, plant scheduling for Mebane facility, production planning for internal and external supply of products & raw materials for orders processed through the Mebane Facility, and master data management. This position serves as a member of the Plant Leadership Team and participates in business strategy and plan development as well as day-to-day operational activities.

Job Functions

vSupply / Capacity Model Accuracy (Inputs / Outputs based on fact, evaluated for accuracy)

vHigh levels of customer satisfaction are achieved as measured through Service Level Agreements and On-time Delivery

vManage all inventories (finished goods, WIP, Board, raw materials) to optimize profitability and reduce working capital requirements.

Manage internal processes to meet service level agreements related to estimation turn time, communication of product promise dates and job bag accuracy. Effective engagement models exist between Order Fulfillment, Commercial and Manufacturing.

vAccurate compliance to all internal sourcing and purchasing guidelines.

vAccuracy of cost and production estimates.

Required Skills

vExpert knowledge MRP system(s)

oUnderstands the impact of transactions on all functional groups in an MRP environment.

oIs APICS certified and/or understands the APICS principles

oCollege degree is required, a technical degree ie. Management, engineering etc is desired.

vAPICS certification or equivalent experience.

vMinimum 5 years industry experience including knowledge of manufacturing logistics, printing or pre-press operations, and facility scheduling including MRP based activities.

v1-2 years purchasing/negotiation experience desired

vMicrosoft Office Proficiency (Including Excel, Powerpoint, Visio, Word) Required.

vGood written, communication, and speaking skills.

vExcellent problem solving skills and a demonstrated propensity toward teamwork.




Supply Chain/Procurement/Logistics

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

Production Planning Manager

North Carolina-Mebane