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Title:  Supervisor, Machine Shop

Requisition ID:  18248 - 159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  Negligible

Position Purpose: Responsible for the supervision and performance of the machine shop and Product Development Center (PDC) specific manufacturing data in SAP.  Primary duties include the supervision of 5-8 machine shop personnel and planning, scheduling, and managing of production work.

Principle Functional Responsibilities:

  • Ensure a safe work environment; provide leadership for safety improvement initiatives, maintain all safety training programs and ensure timely and accurate completion of all training requirements.
  • Supervise the personnel in the Machine Shop and CNC programmer.
  • Maintain and process manufacturing data in SAP for PDC system.
  • Creating Routings specific to PDC shop
  • Manage data in SAP: work centers, standard operation data
  • Assist with Drawing checks
  • Machine Shop Operations, Maintenance, maintain shop and fabrication procedures coordinating with Crosby, MN facility.
  • Assisting Production Control with Make/Buy decisions and other functions as needed.
  • Answering questions from outside vendors on parts manufacturing.
  • Maintain system for tool calibration for ISO certification.
  • Initiate ongoing continuous improvement projects and ensure their completion.
  • Efficiently schedule (load) shop to maximize machine and manpower usage.
  • Responsible for tooling specification and purchases.
  • Develop and monitor the performance of the yearly budget.
  • Participate in capital equipment justification and purchases.
  • Institute and maintain training programs to accelerate employee growth.
  • Special projects as assigned.

Desired Background:

  • Three to five years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to manage a machine shop, cost effectively, in a rapid-paced operation.
  • Up-to-date manufacturing practices and methods (CNC, additive manufacturing).
  • Demonstrated knowledge of materials to include metals, plastics, etc.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Clearly and comfortably delegates both routine and important tasks and decisions. Broadly shares both responsibility and accountability.
  • Can marshal resources (people, materials, support) to get things done. Can orchestrate multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal.  Uses resources effectively and efficiently.  Keeps information organized.


  • Minimum requirement is a high school diploma.

Required Experience

  • 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

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.

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