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Title:  Supervisor, Fiber II

Requisition ID:  15186-159

Augusta, GA, US, 30906

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required

The Fiber Supervisor is responsible for supervising a shift team the Pulp Mill and Woodyard of the Augusta Mill. This position provides leadership and supervision for the Fiber operating crews, supports the operating crews’ contribution to achieving the Fiber department objectives, and facilitates sound business decisions. The Fiber Supervisor is accountable for the daily coordination of available mill resources to ensure continuity of department operations.

 The primary focus of the Fiber Supervisor is to support the immediate needs of the mill through supervision of the employee crews on a rotating shift basis, to maintain a safe, environmentally sound, and efficient operation to achieve maximum quality production at minimum cost.

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

  • Supervises approximately 30 hourly employees.
  • Directs the day-to-day activities of the crew.
  • Responsible for the resolution of crew issues.
  • Provides daily communications to the crew.
  • Responsible for performance counseling of individuals for unacceptable performance relating to safety, quality, productivity and/or inappropriate behaviors to include disciplinary action if required.
  • Prepares and distributes end of shift report.
  • Performs daily audits to ensure that safety, housekeeping, basic care rounds, and established job standards are followed. 
  • Serves as liaison to communicate identified problems to support team as well as problem status feedback to the crew.
  • Supports mill and department goals in safety, environmental compliance, quality, cost, productivity and continuous improvement.
  • Accountable for overall crew performance in accordance to established key performance indicators (KPI’s) to include: safety, environmental, housekeeping, quality, cull and production efficiency.  Takes necessary actions to ensure goals are achieved in a team environment by leading or promoting problem solving and development of countermeasures with or by crew members.
  • Manages individual job assignments and crew member training plans with assistance from other department personnel.
  • Responsible for the daily management of the time/attendance system.
  • Facilitates effective communication and production planning between departments.
  • Responsible for improving crew engagement and conducting one-to-ones with direct reports.


  • High School diploma or GED
  • 2 years of experience in manufacturing environment preferred
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to create and sustain change
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Self-starter with demonstrated ability to set expectations and motivate crew members toward meeting mill and department goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced work environment.


  • Must be able to work rotating shift schedule rotating Dupont 12 hour shift schedule
  • Willingness and ability to fully manage 24/7 operation directly and through direct reports
  • Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.



  • Frequent, bending, stooping, squatting, as well as frequent movement throughout the facility for extended periods of time up to 12-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.



  • Building effective teams
  • Drive for results
  • Functional technical skills
  • Action Oriented
  • Perseverance
  • Priority Setting
  • Conflict management
  • Developing direct reports

Required Experience

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.

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 EEO is the Law Poster.

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