Title:  Manufacturing (Finishing) Supervisor

Requisition ID:  706

Centralia, IL, US, 62801

Department:  Manufacturing & Operations
Travel:  No Travel Required

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.

A World of Difference. Made Possible.


Directs and coordintes the day-to-day shift activities by providing leadership and supervision to subordinates.  Serves as a link between direct reports and middle/upper management
 -  Plans production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products, utilizing knowledge of production
process and methods, machine and equipment capabilities, and human resource requirements and capabilities
 - Makes decisions on job assignments and work priorities
 - Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing and maintenance problems to ensure
minimum costs and  prevent operational delays and downtime
 - Responsible for equipment condition and department housekeeping
 - Researches, complies and prepares reports, correspondence, and other information required by management, as well 
as identifies and resolves report discrepancies or errors.
 - Works with employees to maintain a safe work environment.  Leads and supports subordinates to work in a safe manner and
to seek improvements in work practices
 - Ensures that product quality and production efficiencies meet or exceed established standards
 - Examines procedures and recommends changes to save time, labor, and other costs and to improve quality control
and operating efficiency
 - Supervises and coordinates activities of support resources such as quality, maintenance, shipping and receiving 
an technical trainers
 - Observes subordinates to ensure compliance with safety, quality and productivity standards
 - Verifies completeness and accuracy of subordinates'' work, computations and records
 - Participates in work of subordinates to facilitate productivity or overcome difficult aspects of work
 - Instructs subordinates' in job duties or arranges for training to be provided
 - Initiates and conducts personnel actions such as discipline and performance evaluations
 - Evaluates subordinate job performance and recommends appropriate personnel action
 - Administer, communicate and interpret work procedures and company policies to subordinates
 - Provides subordinates with guidance in handling difficult or complex problems and in resolving grievances or submits 
unsettled disputes to management
 - Shares an obligation to protect and strengthen Graphic Packaging International's good reputation in our relationships with
customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, investors, and governmental agencies, and to act consistently with our
core values: Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork

Nearest Major Market: Mount Vernon