Share this Job

Title:  Operations Manager

Requisition ID:  14501-159

Marietta, GA, US, 30066

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required

Title: Operations Manager

Reports to: General Manager

Supervises: Supervisors, Department Leads, Union Employees




  • The Operations Manager is responsible for supervising the safe practices of the production department managers and supervisors and their relationship to the employees within their departments.
  • Must have the ability to perform all documentation within the production process.
  • Must be able to follow the production schedule to ensure products are available for shipment.
  • Must interact with vendors, contractors, law enforcement, fire department, and regulatory bodies as it pertains to the maintenance of the production facility and warehouse.
  • Ensures the facility grounds are kept neat and tidy.
  • Schedules repairs when needed for machinery, grounds, or buildings.
  • Must be able to effectively resolve conflict.
  • Must be respectful while being assertive
  • Must have basic technical knowledge of all equipment in order to know the capabilities and limitations
  • Must be able to measure and improve performance of departments.
  • Must be prepared to take disciplinary measures against employees when safety, quality, production, and other behavioral measures are not met.
  • Must perform/oversee the hiring of new production employees as needed and provide new hire training
  • Must communicate with managers and supervisors in order to facilitate a better working environment and to better control problems with safety, quality, production, and behavioral standards.
  • Must be familiar with the facility certifications as well as what is required to maintain the certifications.
  • Must be able to provide or redirect qualified individuals to cover in the absence of key position holders where safety and food safety programs must continually operate.
  • Must understand the workings of a job jacket and be able to provide assistance when necessary.
  • Oversees the preventative maintenance of machinery and assists with the scheduling of downtime.
  • The Operations Manager is responsible for carrying out any other management responsibilities as deemed necessary by the General Manager.

Required Skills

Skills necessary:

  • Time Management
  • Proficient communication
  • Team building
  • Organizational
  • Microsoft suite (excel, word, power point, etc.,)

Required Experience


Required Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred, or equivalent work experience.
  • 3 - 5 years of supervisor experience in manufacturing required.
  • Demonstrated supervisory and project management skills.



  • Office
  • Production Floor
  • Outdoors
  • Warehouse

 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

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Warehouse, Law, Manager, Operations, Manufacturing, Legal, Management