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Title:  Cutting Manager

Requisition ID:  13431-159
Location: 

Lumberton, NC, US, 28358

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required

About Graphic Packaging International:  Graphic Packaging International, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK), is committed to providing consumer packaging that makes a world of difference. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are a leading global provider of paper-based packaging solutions for a wide variety of products for food, beverage, foodservice and other consumer products companies. We are one of the largest producers of folding cartons and hold a leading market position in solid bleached sulfate, coated unbleached kraft and coated recycled paperboard. Graphic Packaging’s customers include some of the most widely- recognized companies in the world.

 

We achieve our vision by delivering value to our customers, building a high-performance culture for our employees and creating superior returns for our shareholders. We strive to be an environmentally responsible leader in our industry and in the communities where we operate.

 

Graphic Packaging has approximately 17,000 employees working in more than 60 locations in North and South America, Europe and the Pacific Rim. We are committed to workplace diversity and offer compensation and benefit programs that are among the best in the industry to reward the talented people who make our company successful. We invite you to review the following employment opportunity and to learn more about us at www.graphicpkg.com.

 

Inspired Packaging.  A World of Difference.

 

OPPORTUNITY: OPPORTUNITY: We are a folding carton manufacturing operation seeking managerial candidates to join our team as a Cutting Department Manager.  We offer a wide array of benefits including, but not limited to, Paid Vacation & Holidays, optional Health, Dental, and Life Insurance, health spending accounts as well as 401-K with matching funds. Employees may voluntarily elect Pet Insurance, Home & Auto Insurance Programs, Purchasing Power, Tuition Reimbursement, AFLAC, Lifelock Identity Protection, and Hyatt Legal Services. Tobacco Cessation and Employee Assistance/Referral Program, Uniform Service, Safety Shoe, and Safety Prescription-Eyewear benefits are also available.   

 

 

MISSION / SUMMARY:

Responsible for providing leadership, guidance, direction and management for the cutting department during the various shift operations.  Ensures production safety, quality and customer satisfaction goals are met.  Initiates and supports all processes and ensures compliance with Six Sigma efforts.  Minimal supervision required.

 

Job Functions:

Responsible for managing the sheet fed line, rotary die cutting, rotary die sharpening areas and ensures paperboard is sheeted, printed and cut to specifications, rotary dies perform to expectations.  

    • Plans, directs and manages operations to achieve operating goals and objectives consistent with plant and division objectives. 
    • Identifies cost reduction and continuous improvement opportunities in support of Six Sigma efforts.
    • Identifies capital improvement projects for the department and provides project management support.
    • Manages department efforts across shifts and with other departments and functions.
    • Establishes department goals in the areas of safety, quality, productivity and employee development.
    • Ensures production operations are conducted in a safe and clean working environment and complies with federal, state and local laws and regulations.
    • Identifies activities and opportunities that improve the manufacturing processes and controls costs throughout the department.

Additional duties as assigned

               

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline or related field with 5-8 years experience in converting operations and working with dies or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to manage projects, resources and people and set and meet target disciplines
  • Ability to develop improvements, achieve budget/cost constraints
  • Supervisory experience preferred. Proficient with Microsoft Office, Outlook and internet.

 

LEADERSHIP SKILLS:

 

  • Action Oriented / Drive for Results
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Customer Focus
  • Functional / Technical Skills
  • Perseverance
  • Planning and Priority Setting
  • Problem Solving
  • Composure
  • Decision Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Conflict Management
  • Timely Decision Making
  • Total Work Systems
  • Approachability
  • Managerial Courage
  • Intellectual Horsepower
  • Written Communication
  • Ethics and Values
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Process Management
  • Drive for Results

 

GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, INC. 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.

 


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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