Title:  Maintenance Supervisor

Requisition ID:  3156

Lawrenceburg, TN, US, 38464

Department:  Manufacturing & Operations
Travel:  Up to 25%

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.


Graphic Packaging in Lawrenceburg has a current opening for a Maintenance Supervisor.  A Maintenance Supervisor provides leadership and supervision to the maintenance team and serves as the link to plant management for the team.  He/She 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.  Under minimal supervision, he/she directs and controls the activities of the Maintenance function to ensure that all production and support equipment is maintained at levels that are as efficient and reliable as possible.  He/She ensures that the facility itself is maintained and is a safe work environment.

Job Functions:

  • Supervises and directs the maintenance function to ensure that plant and equipment continue to be efficient and reliable.
  • Minimizes unscheduled downtime by monitoring and resolving reoccurring issues
  • Conducts an effective PM and RCM programs by monitoring procedures, frequency of service, etc.
  • Ensures equipment PM is prioritized in such a way to minimize production losses, resulting from both scheduled and unscheduled downtime.
  • Provides technical assistance to the maintenance employees in troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • Interacts with outside contractors and spare parts suppliers.
  • Supervises Storeroom functions.
  • Assists and supports department manager.
  • Responsible for compliance with all facility food safety, food defense, and quality policies and procedures including product safety (GMPs)/Sanitation policies and procedures.  Employee must continually work to promote the orderliness and cleanliness of their work area in support of SQF/5S and other company standards.
  • Must be supportive of GPI’s Mission, Vision, and Core Values (Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork).
  • Must be supportive and involved in GPI efforts for LEAN, 5S, Six Sigma and other Continuous Improvement programs and processes.
  • Strives to clearly understand customer requirements and delivers results to meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Production experience is required and continued education is considered a plus.  Must be quality conscious and customer oriented.  Technical degree is preferred.
  • Prior field experience in electrical or mechanical maintenance of packaging converting equipment or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.
  • Must be a leader with exceptional communication skills, good organization, and the ability to motivate people to perform at high levels.
  • 3-5 years maintenance supervisor/leadership experience in manufacturing 



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.


Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: Nashville