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Title:  Supvr., Human Resources III (Mill)

Requisition ID:  13776-159

Augusta, GA, US, 30906

Category:  Human Resources
Travel:  Up to 25%


This position acts as a business partner supporting operations and maintenance leadership charged with being a change leader impacting the results for the large business units which they support at a large unionized paperboard facility with approximately 800 employees and 2 USW and 1 IBEW Locals.



  • Act with line management in instituting work system improvements which positively impact business profitability and raise employee engagement. Help the facility build a reliability culture.
  • Promote and participate in the planning and implementation of strategies which drive engagement and inclusion.
  • Educate, coach and counsel members of the organization regarding the performance management process. Coach and counsel on the job performance, employee development and diversity related issues.
  • Provide organizational development expertise for the development of non-traditional work teams/work systems. Identify training and education needs and initiate cost-effective delivery systems to meet those needs.
  • Represent management in contract administration, interpretation, and negotiation support of collective bargaining agreements.
  • Coach line management on company policies work rules, as well as applicable federal and state regulations, to ensure fair and consistent delivery of human resources products and services and compliance with local labor agreements.
  • Research and introduce human resources best practice concepts to ensure that the organization is utilizing leading edge human resources technology and proactively considering new strategies.
  • Recruitment and staffing of hourly and salaried employees utilizing Pre-Employment selection processes and College Recruiting.
  • Utilize change management processes to help drive continuous improvement.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • 5 years of Human Resources Generalist experience.
  • 3 years supervisory experience.
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment (paper manufacturing preferred).
  • Union labor/relations experience (contract interpretation, compliance, grievance, arbitration).


  • Bachelors Degree (Human Resources preferred).
  • Compensatory closely related work experience required in lieu of degree
  • Demonstrated knowledge/experience of Federal and State employment laws and other government compliance regulations.


  • PHR or SPHR certification preferred
  • Effective interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Experience with SAP or other HRIS.
  • Ability to coach employees and management through complex issues and make recommendations that are consistent with policies, procedures and governmental law.



  • 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.



  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 8-hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.
  • Employee is required to wear steel toe shoes, safety glasses and hearing protecting when in the manufacturing area.



  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Functional / Technical
  • Customer Focus
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Organizational Agility
  • Conflict Management
  • Interpersonal Savvy

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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