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Title:  Production Supervisor

Requisition ID:  10918-159

Centralia, IL, US, 62801

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  92



  • Directs and coordinates the day-to-day shift activities, by providing leadership and supervision to direct reports.
  • Serves as the link between direct reports and middle / upper management.
  • Plans production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products, utilizing knowledge of production processes 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 direct reports 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.
  • Observes direct reports to ensure compliance with safety, quality, and productivity standards.
  • Verifies completeness and accuracy of direct reports’ work, computations, and records.
  • Participates in work of direct reports to facilitate productivity or overcome difficult aspects of work.
  • Instructs direct reports in job duties or arranges for training to be provided.
  • Facilitates team meetings, intervenes as necessary to keep the team’s goals and results consistent with company direction, and works with the team members to develop their full potential.
  • Initiates and conducts personnel actions such as discipline, performance evaluations, and payroll.
  • Evaluates direct report job performance and recommends appropriate personnel action.
  • Administer, communicate and interpret work procedures and company policies to direct reports
  • Provides direct reports 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


  • 1-5 years of manufacturing experience required.
  • Printing/packaging converting experience a plus (includes internships).
  • Paper Mill experience a plus (includes internships).
  • Prior supervisory experience a plus.


  • Four year technical degree in Engineering, Printing, or Packaging. (Engineering degrees preferred include Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical or Industrial.)
  • Advanced degree beneficial but not required.
  • Must be willing to relocate to the area of the current opening and for future opportunities.


  • Demonstrated leadership ability & ongoing desire to develop a managerial career.
  • Demonstrated technical and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, ability to motivate people.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft office applications.


  • General Production Supervisor schedules consist of 12-hour rotating days – generally includes every other weekend off, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or off 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 12-hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 25 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office equipment, hand and electrical tools or equipment.
  • Use of Personal Protective Equipment in designated areas (Safety Shoes, Hats, Hearing Protection, Hair & Beard Netting).
  • Working in various temperatures & humidity levels depending on building & department (not all areas are temperature controlled throughout facilities).




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