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Title:  Manufacturing Production Manager

Requisition ID:  11008-159
Location: 

Elk Grove Village, IL, US, 60007

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  94

Our Folding Carton facility needs a motivated, highly organized Production Manager for the Die Cutting department to join our team. We are seeking someone to create effective procedures or approaches to ensure our manufacturing department operates at peak efficiency. We're looking for a Department Manager who enjoys working with employees to constantly improve our output.

  • Manage and evaluate machine resources to ensure productivity and minimal downtime in our Cutting department.
  • Oversee a workforce of 39 employees.
  • Strive to reduce expenses and increase productivity across all product lines.
  • Ensure all employees follow industry-standard health and safety guidelines.
  • Set ambitious production goals and communicate them to key personnel.
  • Provide motivation, support, and guidance to all employees.
  • Communicate any problems or obstacles to operations or senior management.
  • Establish workflow policies that enhance speed and efficiency without compromising product safety or quality.
  • Create schedules for employees to ensure optimum staffing level.
  • Identifies cost reduction and continuous improvement opportunities in support of Six Sigma efforts.

Required Skills

  • 4 years' experience in manufacturing operations
  • 2 years' experience in a supervisory capacity
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Ability to coach and mentor employees on a one-on-one basis as well as as a group
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Outlook and SAP.

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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