Share this Job

Title:  Converting Specialist, corrugate / lamination

Requisition ID:  19719-159
Location: 

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  Up to 75%

Scope:  The Converting Specialist – Corrugate and Lamination is responsible for developing a high level of technology and operational knowledge across the America’s converting facilities to increase asset performance. The incumbent provides expert training, troubleshooting and process improvement services to improve quality and productivity performance to achieve business goals.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assesses and audits corrugate and top sheet lamination assets and operational workforce in terms of process capabilities, equipment capabilities, crew knowledge, skill, and experience levels and productivity levels, including operational practices, procedures, supporting processes.
  • Develops and delivers customized training based on the assessments, to all stakeholders in the process (operators, technicians, shift supervisors, operations, quality/continuous improvement (CI) resources), as needed and appropriate.
  • Coordinates the development and implementation of written best practices documentation and standard operating procedures in alignment with training and educational objectives.
  • Identifies areas for improvement and applies continuous improvement concepts and techniques to increase equipment productivity.       Participates and leads process improvement and cost reduction initiatives as assigned.
  • Conducts expert troubleshooting to resolve equipment performance issues related to quality, speed, waste and downtime and recommends/implements solutions to sustain improved performance.
  • Provides expert technical and process knowledge during the installation and start-up of new or redeployed assets.
  • As a technical expert, partners with converting operations team to support new business opportunities and product development projects.

Qualifications and Experience

  • 7 - 10 or more years of related experience and/or training in corrugate and/or top sheet lamination technology
  • 7 - 10 or more years of related operations production experience, preferred
  • Proven and extended knowledge of corrugate and top sheet lamination technologies
  • Proven ability to coach and train others in technical and process skills
  • Proven ability to develop training documents and standard operating procedures
  • Working knowledge of continuous improvement methods, i.e. Six Sigma methodology
  • Experience with Asitrade technology preferred but not required.
  • Must be able to travel as necessary.

Key Competencies

  • Effective communicator, both orally and written
  • Successfully identifies root causes and resolves problems and issues
  • Develops positive working relationships through customer-focused mind-set, builds trust
  • Is a team player, works well with others inside and outside the organization
  • Detail-orientated and technically minded
  • Is a self-starter, has initiative, can effectively work independently with minimal direct supervision
  • Effectively manages time, plans, projects and related tasks
  • Flexible approach to ensure timely and professional service to support internal manufacturing process
  • Continuously meet targets and objectives, accountable for result

Required Skills

  • 7 - 10 or more years of related experience and/or training in corrugate and/or top sheet lamination technology
  • 7 - 10 or more years of related operations production experience, preferred
  • Proven and extended knowledge of corrugate and top sheet lamination technologies
  • Proven ability to coach and train others in technical and process skills
  • Proven ability to develop training documents and standard operating procedures
  • Working knowledge of continuous improvement methods, i.e. Six Sigma methodology
  • Experience with Asitrade technology preferred but not required.
  • Must be able to travel as necessary.

Key Competencies

  • Effective communicator, both orally and written
  • Successfully identifies root causes and resolves problems and issues
  • Develops positive working relationships through customer-focused mind-set, builds trust
  • Is a team player, works well with others inside and outside the organization
  • Detail-orientated and technically minded
  • Is a self-starter, has initiative, can effectively work independently with minimal direct supervision
  • Effectively manages time, plans, projects and related tasks
  • Flexible approach to ensure timely and professional service to support internal manufacturing process
  • Continuously meet targets and objectives, accountable for result

Required Experience

  • 7 - 10 or more years of related experience and/or training in corrugate and/or top sheet lamination technology
  • 7 - 10 or more years of related operations production experience, preferred
  • Proven and extended knowledge of corrugate and top sheet lamination technologies
  • Proven ability to coach and train others in technical and process skills
  • Proven ability to develop training documents and standard operating procedures
  • Working knowledge of continuous improvement methods, i.e. Six Sigma methodology
  • Experience with Asitrade technology preferred but not required.
  • Must be able to travel as necessary.

Key Competencies

  • Effective communicator, both orally and written
  • Successfully identifies root causes and resolves problems and issues
  • Develops positive working relationships through customer-focused mind-set, builds trust
  • Is a team player, works well with others inside and outside the organization
  • Detail-orientated and technically minded
  • Is a self-starter, has initiative, can effectively work independently with minimal direct supervision
  • Effectively manages time, plans, projects and related tasks
  • Flexible approach to ensure timely and professional service to support internal manufacturing process
  • Continuously meet targets and objectives, accountable for result






At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. We’re one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and paper-based packaging for some of the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, foodservice, household, personal care and pet products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible in our industry and in the communities where we operate. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefits programs that are among the industry’s best to reward the talented people who make our company successful. If this sounds like something you would like to be a part of, we’d love to hear from you. Learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.


Graphic Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All candidates will be evaluated on the basis of their qualifications for the job in question. We do not base our employment decision on an employee's or applicant's race, color, religion, age, gender or sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic identity, genetic information, disability, veteran/military status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the Poster, EEO is the Law.


Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Six Sigma, Business Process, Product Development, Management, Research