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Title:  Asst Superintendent II - PM

Requisition ID:  11096-159

Augusta, GA, US, 30906

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  96

At Graphic Packaging International (NYSE: GPK), we produce the box you may have poured your child’s cereal from this morning, the microwaveable tray that heated your lunch, the paper cup that held your coffee throughout the day, and the carrier of those bottles of craft beer you may enjoy tonight! 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 care products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a team of collaborative, innovative, passionate individuals who are committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference.


With almost 18,000 employees working in more than 70 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim, we strive to be an environmentally responsible leader 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.


Asst. Superintendent II - PM



The Assistant Superintendent position reports directly to the Paper Machine Superintendent. This position will provide direct leadership and supervision for all aspects of the paper machine, including safety, acceptance, availability, engagement, equipment reliability, quality complaints, cost control, continuous improvement and strategy deployment.


The Assistant Superintendent will also be involved with maintenance, process improvements and machine changes. Though having no direct reports, the Assistant Superintendent will have a strong influential position and direct authority for decision making with respect to the machine in general, and the operation. This position will require being on-call some weekends and weeknights.

JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.

  • Solid Knowledge and understanding in all aspects of the paper making process.
  • Exhibiting safety leadership, modeling safe behaviors, and encouraging safety engagement
  • Demonstrated leadership focused on accountability and results.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project) required.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Excellent organization and follow up skills.
  • Trustworthy / able to handle confidentiality.
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment.



  • 5 years paper mill leadership experience.  Prior manufacturing experience in the production of coated paper/board greatly preferred.
  • Clear record of safety / environmental leadership, commitment and results
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate to groups and individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Strong commitment to reliability, and to the use of Manufacturing Excellence tools/work systems to ensure sustainability of progress. 
  • Thorough knowledge of paper mill equipment and systems.



  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or related field.
  • 5 years of relevant paper mill experience
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to create and sustain change
  • Demonstrated ability to engage a work force
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proactive problem solver



  • General schedule is an 8 -hour M-F assignment, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so. Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.  Must be willing to work weekend duty for the overall Pulp Mill area.



  • Frequent, bending, stooping, squatting, as well as frequent movement throughout the facility for extended periods of time up to 8 -hour
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office, hand tools or electrical equipment
  • Employee is required to wear steel toe shoes, safety glasses and hearing protecting when in the manufacturing area.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to airborne particles and times of increased heat and humidity.
  • The noise level in the immediate work environment is normally quiet, however requires exposure to a noisy manufacturing environment.



  • Action Oriented
  • Drive for Results
  • Priority Setting
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Managing and Measuring Work
  • Managing Through Systems
  • Decision Quality
  • Informing, Motivating Others


We offer outstanding opportunities for our employees to advance their careers through on the job training and job progression.  We offer a wide array of benefits including, but not limited to, Paid Vacation & Holidays, optional Health, Dental, and Life Insurance, health spending accounts as well as 401-K with matching funds. Employees may voluntarily elect Pet Insurance, Home & Auto Insurance Programs, Purchasing Power, Tuition Reimbursement, Aflac, Lifelock Identity Protection, and Hyatt Legal Services. Tobacco Cessation and Employee Assistance/Referral Program, Uniform Service, Safety Shoe, and Safety Prescription-Eyewear benefits are also available.   


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, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.



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