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Title:  Supvr., Production (Plant)

Requisition ID:  15882-159

Elk Grove Village, IL, US, 60007

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required

JOB SUMMARY: Supervises workers engaged in layout and machine operating to fabricate structural, wire, or sheet metal products by performing the following duties.


JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.


  • Requisitions material required to meet production goals.


  • Examines items produced to determine if items meet specifications.


  • Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment.


  • Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.


  • Interprets specifications, blueprints, and job orders to workers, and assigns duties.


  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.


  • Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance, and quality of product.


  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.


  • Analyzes and resolves work problems, or assists workers in solving work problems.


  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.


  • Maintains time and production records.


  • Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.


  • Sets up machines and equipment.


  • Performs activities of workers supervised.


  • Directly supervises 30 employees in the Finishing Dept. carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws; this includes interviewing, hiring, training employees, planning, assigning, directing work, appraising performance, rewarding/disciplining employees, addressing complaints, and resolving problems.
  • Responsible for the verification of SQF controls and meeting the standards of the SQF requirements.




  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.


  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Inventory software; Manufacturing software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.




  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year College or university; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



  • Schedules are up to 8 or 12-hour shifts on alternate days with rotating weekends off.  However, employees must have the ability to work alternate schedules and overtime that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.
  • Some Departments/Jobs may run a M-F 8-hour Shift Schedule.
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime.






  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and ability to adjust focus.


  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud, must be able to accommodate.



GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, LLC 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, sex, age, religion, natural origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

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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

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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