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Title:  Production Supervisor

Requisition ID:  19674-159
Location: 

Gordonsville, TN, US, 38563

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  Up to 25%

  • 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 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, and 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.
  • 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 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


Required Skills

  • High School Diploma, GED
  • BS degree in related field and/or equivalent experience in a converting facility is preferred
  • Leadership Skills - ability to motivate people to perform at high levels
  • Computer Skills: SAP, MS Office, and database programs
  • Requires use of all general office equipment (e.g. fax, copier, telephone, etc.)
  • Experience with web presses and straight-line gluers is preferred
  • Professional oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work more than 8 hours a day, and/or 40 hours a week.
  • Detail oriented
  • Self-starter
  • Organized

Visual Color Discrimination, the ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of colors


Required Experience

  • High School Diploma, GED
  • BS degree in related field and/or equivalent experience in a converting facility is preferred
  • Leadership Skills - ability to motivate people to perform at high levels
  • Computer Skills: SAP, MS Office, and database programs
  • Requires use of all general office equipment (e.g. fax, copier, telephone, etc.)
  • Experience with web presses and straight-line gluers is preferred
  • Professional oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work more than 8 hours a day, and/or 40 hours a week.
  • Detail oriented
  • Self-starter
  • Organized

Visual Color Discrimination, the ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of colors




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. 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 Poster, EEO is the Law.


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