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Title:  Finishing Manager

Requisition ID:  9949-159
Location: 

Carol Stream, IL, US, 60188

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  93

Location: Carol Stream, IL 

Business Unit/Corporate Function: Consumer Packaging Division

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.

 

Job Functions

Exercises judgment where appropriate in managing and ensuring the efficient operation of the Finishing Department.  Held responsible for quality, equipment condition, safety, the efficient operation of the equipment and production scheduling and planning of product to be produced in the Finishing Department.

Summary:  Under the direction and guidance of the Production Manager, the Finishing Manager will direct and manage the daily Department operation ensuring leadership.

  • Use Lean Daily Management to improve operational effectiveness in the areas of safety, quality, productivity, and culture
  • Using Lean manufacturing concepts streamline processes and procedures
  • Responsible for managing shift supervisors and has ultimate responsibility for all hourly Finishing Department employees.  Responsibilities include planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Oversees the daily operation of Gluers and ensures that production efficiencies and overall productivity meets or exceeds established standards.  Responsible for solving production problems.
  • Responsible for raw material purchases for the Finishing Department.
  • Has overall responsibility for maintenance of equipment and coordinates maintenance requirements to minimize operational impact.
  • Assures the department maintains quality standards and coordinates with the CI Department to ensure adherence to customer quality standards.
  • Works to maintain a safe work environment and develops and implements safety procedures to aid in achieving departmental safety goals.
  • Directly involved in responsibilities /actions related to Prerequisite and Food Safety Programs.
  • Responsible for production scheduling and planning of product to be produced in Finishing.  Strives to achieve minimum waste of product to meet profit goals.
  • Participate in SQF Root Cause and Corrective Actions (from customer complaints, SQF audits, validation, and verification activities) as required.
  • Follow all procedures related to producing Safe Quality Foods (SQF).
  • Report any potentially unsafe SQF conditions or customer complaints to a person of authority to record and/or correct the situation.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field.
  • 3 - 5 years of supervisor experience in manufacturing required.
  • Demonstrated supervisory and project management skills.
  • Lean Manufacturing / Six Sigma continuing education preferred.
  • Technical and problem solving skills.
  • Must be a leader with exceptional communication skills, good organization, and the ability to motivate people to perform at high levels.

DISCLAIMER

The above job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

 

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.  Please apply at www.graphicpkg.com

 


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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.