WestRock Project Coordinator in Chicago, Illinois

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 .

Project Coordinator-Chicago IL

750 North Orleans - Suite 600

Chicago, Illinois, 60654

United States

Career Opportunity: TheChicago Sales and Design office is seeking a Project Coordinator.

The Project Coordinator acquires information from Sales

Team; Sales Executive, Account Managers and Customers from the concept

development stage through order fulfillment. Ensure proper fulfillment and invoicing is completed on all customer orders.

How you will impact WestRock:

§ Create and submit accurate and timely production

orders to Manufacturing, allowing for effective scheduling and efficient


§ Set up item information in the AS400 system.

§ Enter Sales Orders and Ship Orders to facilitate shipping and billing ensuring correct

pricing, billing address, shipping address, end date, and order quantity

§ Assist accounting where required to ensure accurate billing

§ Verify purchase order price; ensure it meets or is lower than estimated cost

§ Enter Purchase Orders to include correct pricing and specifications; confirm vendor

receipt of PO and delivery date. Provide mylars, pdfs, disks, proofs, as required.

§ Ensure hat all billing for materials, assembly, tooling, remnant, or other charges is

completed; assist in collections as necessary

§ Assist ssembly PC in managing Customer Product/Miscellaneous Inventory

§ Actively participate in innovative technology nd/or implementations.

§ Communicate s required with external customers to assist in meeting their needs; act as

liaison with plant personnel

§ Request ink swatches from offset or flexo epartments and obtain appropriate customer approvals

§ Cost-effectively create, value, scrap, and bill for inventory, avoiding excess inventory

§ Devalue and/or scrap inventory that is not needed to meet customer orders; bill all

remnant inventory when customer order quantities are decreased

§ Ensure that costs of items are properly captured and included in the item file in WRMD’s


§ Review Invoice and/or BOL prior to submission to customer

§ Use WRMD specified vendors as appropriate.

§ Validate order quantities produced or procured, shipped, and invoiced, and notify appropriate Sales personnel and/or customer if order is short of customer’s order quantity. Request billing method for order


§ Work collaboratively and effectively with cross-functional counterparts to complete orders, improve processes, and enhance company performance

§ Other duties as assigned

What you need to succeed:

High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree preferred. POP Display Industry experience a plus. Previous customer service experience; project management skills as well as good verbal

and written communication skills are required.

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.

Sales & Customer Service

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

Project Coordinator