Leadership Associate- Commercial
MeadWestvaco - Richmond, VA

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Position Title Leadership Associate- Commercial

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MWV is a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions. Our fresh insights, innovative products, global manufacturing, and unparalleled service make us the partner of choice for many of the world’s most admired brands in the healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, home and garden, and tobacco industries. Our end-market expertise is also the foundation for success in our other businesses – Specialty Chemicals and the Community Development and Land Management Group. We touch people’s lives every day, everywhere. We help people keep track of their medications ( Dosepak ®, and Shellpak ® packaging), take care of their homes and gardens ( Mixor ® Trigger Sprayers) and their communities ( Evotherm ® asphalt). We develop products and solutions that not only grow our customers’ brands, but also improve our – and their – customers’ quality of life.
With about 15,000 employees worldwide, MWV operates in 30 countries and serves customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we’re doing business, we do things the right way – with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and work.
MWV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The Leadership Associate Program at MWV is your opportunity to fast-track your career by gaining broad management experience across a global stage. Gain real-time experience and insight working on the world’s leading brands and innovative products. You’ll rotate through different global assignments to build your commercial knowledge and skills . During this intensive two-year program, you will gain hands-on experience in core commercial areas including commercial excellence, global account management, strategic marketing and customer engagement. You will also participate in the commercial development program to further develop commercial capability and leadership skills. Strong project management, analytical and critical thinking skills will be vital to leading assignments with changing and challenging responsibilities. Your ability to deal with ambiguity and change will be critical to working on global assignments in a matrix environment. Along the way, you’ll work with – and be mentored by – senior leaders at MWV. You’ll be asked to challenge yourself to work with and deliver solutions to some of the world’s leading brands. Moreover, you’ll enter a workplace inspired by creativity, passion and innovation. HOW YOU WILL IMPACT MWV
During the two-year program, you’ll get exposure to solving MWV’s unique business challenges. Working with some of the best minds in the industry, you will work on key initiatives that impact and advance MWV’s commercial strategic goals and objectives. WHAT YOU NEED TO SUCCEED
MBA degree with strong academic performance International mobility and adaptability throughout the two-year program (Europe, USA, emerging markets – Brazil, China and India - and other worldwide locations) Fluency in English and knowledge of another language – or willingness to learn another language 4+ years professional experience Strong project management, analytical and critical thinking skills Demonstrated leadership skills Drive and initiative to go above and beyond to achieve goals while collaborating in a team environment Integrity and commitment to high ethical standards Interpersonal, presentation, oral and written communication skills Interest in a manufacturing-oriented business

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MWV is a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions. Our fresh insights, innovative products, global manufacturing, and unparalleled...