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Title:  Specialist, Finishing & Shipping Control

Requisition ID:  12072-159
Location: 

Macon, GA, US, 31206

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required

Title:  Supvr., Shipping

Location:  Macon, GA, US, 31206

Category:  Manufacturing Management

Travel:  No Travel Requirement

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.

Supvr., Shipping

MISSION / SUMMARY:

The Shipping Supervisor II is responsible for providing leadership and supervision of Finishing and Shipping crew operations as needed to cover the day to day operations of the department. The Shipping department operates four crews; each crew consist of eight members.  Additional there are five vacancy relief Shift Laborers assigned to the department, for a total of 37 hourly employees. The Shipping Supervisor is also responsible for assisting the Finishing & Shipping Superintendent in the day-to-day Operations of the Department and the planning and coordination of maintenance and outage activities within the department.

The primary focus of this position is to support the immediate needs of the mill through the supervision of rotating crews in the Finishing and Shipping area, to maintain a safe, environmentally sound, and efficient operation to achieve maximum quality production at minimum cost.  Areas of responsibility include all roll handling equipment, banding and finishing operations, warehousing, inventory management, loading / shipping (rail and truck) and training / certification of Operators.

JOB FUNCTIONSJob functions include but are not limited to the following.

 The Shipping Supervisor is responsible for the following:

  • Responsible for safe work environment, including conducting safety meetings and training, observations and correcting unsafe behaviors and conditions, and proactively supporting department and facility leadership in the continuous improvement of safety systems.
  • Responsible for the direct supervision of rotating crews (~37 employees), utilizing the competencies of a successful frontline leader (see competencies below)
  • Responsible for insuring all 37 employee’s time is accurate and complete in ADP by 10AM every Monday.
  • Encourages and motivates crew members to complete on-shift safe behavior observations.
  • Assigns responsibility for tasks and decisions.
  • Audit work systems to ensure consistent operation (T-card rounds, audits procedures, etc.)
  • Increase crew engagement.
  • Direct maintenance tasks to be completed on shift.
  • Effective communication and production planning between departments.
  • Annual outage support and routine outage support.
  • Conducting one-to-ones with direct reports.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience in paper manufacturing, warehouse operations, converting, logistics, or related field preferred.
  • Experience in maintenance and /or converting equipment operation is preferred.
  • Previous supervisory experience.

 SCHEDULE DEMANDS:

  • The position will be assigned as a day shift Supervisor responsible crews on rotating shifts. Off days will include weekends and holidays, however periodic on call coverage will be necessary.  

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Sitting at a computer desk for extended periods of time reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.
  • Ability to physically move about a manufacturing environment including, accessing roll handling equipment, climbing ladders / stairs and entering railcars and trailers.

 KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Action Oriented
  • Conflict Management
  • Developing Direct Reports
  • Priority Setting
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Problem Solving
  • Fluid computer skills and capable of with working with MS Office Suite

 We offer outstanding opportunities for our employees to advance their careers through on the job training and job progression.  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.   

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, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran 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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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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