Packaging Corporation of America Corrugated Business Associate in Grandville, Michigan

People • Customers • Trust At Packaging Corporation of America (PCA), we think of ourselves as more than a box manufacturer. We are an ideas and solutions company. We seek to be the leader in helping our customers — large and small — package, transport and display products of all kinds. It just happens to be that corrugated products are our area of expertise.At PCA, you’ll find the best people in the industry operating in a “golden rule” culture. We actively promote mutually rewarding relationships with each other and our customers by advocating respect for every individual, ethical and fair practices, and the highest standards in what we say and do. PCA is proud to have a highly skilled and experienced team leading the way.As a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest producers of containerboard and corrugated packaging products in the U.S., PCA offers customers broad expertise and economies of scale, while our multiple plant locations let us rapidly meet the local needs of our customers.We are seeking resumes for a Corrugated Business Associate (1 Opening) in our Grandville, MI facility.Description of role: The incumbent is expected to exercise solid judgment in prioritizing projects and determining how the department’s limited resources can be utilized for maximum return. The individual is expected to have strong communication skills and the ability to influence colleagues to ensure desired outcomes; individual also needs to interact with the Plant General Managers, Sales Managers and Sales Reps on an ongoing basis. The incumbent is expected to be able to prioritize requests and ensure the department does not miss any customer driven deadlines. This position is a part of the GIFT program (Generational Investment for Tomorrow).What is PCA’s GIFT Program? PCA GIFT is a comprehensive training program designed to give the incumbent experience in all departments of a containerboard plant and the packaging industry as a whole. Departments include Production, Design, Sales, Accounting, Customer Service and Quality. The training lasts anywhere from 10-14 months. At the end of the training, the incumbent transitions into a full-time position either at the sponsoring plant, or another plant that has an opening in the field they desire to pursue. The program is designed to help build bench strength across all departments for future management and growth opportunities.Principle Accountabilities: ulliWillingness and ability to learn new software packages./liliStrong math and sales analysis skills./liliAbility to prepare and ensure the highest quality of written correspondence with attention to style, content and structure./liliKnowledge of corporate guidelines and understanding of company organization and structure./liliAbility to build relationships and work effectively in a team environment./liliAbility to manage change./liliExhibit a professional and positive demeanor with a high degree of commitment./li/ululliAbility to work in a fast paced environment, prioritizing assignments, and handling multiple tasks simultaneously and independently./liliExcellent communication skills and ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization./liliStrong work ethic and attention to detail/liliAbility to travel as needed. The GIFT class travels 3 times per year for professional development training and networking/liliResponsible for knowing and following policies and procedures of the company; for sharing information that would benefit other members of