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Title:  Dept Manager - Production

Requisition ID:  13586-159
Location: 

Marion, OH, US, 43302

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required

The job description below shows the highlights of the major duties, tasks, and responsibilities that make up the work activities of manufacturing Department Manager:

◾ Design and implement plans for the effective use of material and labor resources to achieve manufacturing target
◾ Supervise the operations of manufacturing personnel to ensure a manufacturing process is within budget and time schedule
◾ Oversee the hiring, orienting, and training of technical production employees to ensure a competent workforce
◾ Conduct studies and research to discover a more effective approach to production
◾ Oversee the regulation of work shift to ensure proper workload distribution
◾ Monitor a manufacturing team to ensure operations are in compliance with health and safety standards
◾ Schedule the maintenance of production equipment and machines to ensure efficient operations
◾ Analyze and provide solutions to manufacturing challenges or problems
◾ Liaise with the quality assurance department to ensure product quality and specification are consistent
◾ Conduct assessments to identify mechanical and procedural limitations that minimize work efficiency
◾ Monitor and control a production process to adjust operations in event of a problem
◾ Collaborate with marketing and sales staff to implement strategies that’ll improve the marketability of manufactured products
◾ Oversee the procurement of raw materials and equipment required for manufacturing
◾ Review personnel performance to determine individuals most suited for promotion.


Required Skills

To succeed as an operations manager involved in manufacturing, you need to have the following qualities and skills, which also form part of employers’ requirements for considering applicants for the job:


◾ Education and Training: To become a manufacturing operations manager, we require a Bachelor’s degree and or relevant work history. 
◾ Technical Skills: Skilled in operating and examining production equipment for faults
◾ Project Management Skills: Ability to handle a manufacturing process to ensure timely and cost-effective production
◾ Organizational Skills: Adept at coordinating the different stages of manufacture to ensure seamless operations
◾ Pre-employment exam: To be hired for this role, passing certain pre-employment tests in order to be sure that you actually have the skills to succeed on the job.


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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