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Title:  Production Manager

Requisition ID:  6554-159

Marion, OH, US, 43302

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  95

Come and be a part of a phenomenal Team within a outstanding and growing Company! This facility operates under a solutions based, Continuous Improvement philosophy. The perfect candidate will know that there is always a better way to do things and is willing to work with a non-combative Team to accomplish goals and implement change.

This is a fast paced position with tremendous opportunity to promote further within the company, responsible for the overall operation of the Finishing and Forming Departments.

Exercises judgment where appropriate in managing and ensuring the efficient operation of the Finishing and Forming Departments.  Held responsible for quality, equipment condition, safety, the efficient operation of the Departments and production scheduling and planning of product to be produced.


  1. Responsible for managing shift leaders and has ultimate responsibility for all hourly Department employees.  Responsibilities include planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.


  1. Oversees the daily operation of finishing and forming equipment and ensures that production efficiencies and overall productivity meets or exceeds established standards.  Responsible for solving production problems.


  1. Responsible for raw material purchases for the Departments.


  1. Has overall responsibility for maintenance of equipment and coordinates maintenance requirements to minimize operational impact.


  1. Assures the department maintains quality standards and coordinates with the QA Department to ensure adherence to customer quality standards.


  1. Works to maintain a safe work environment and develops and implements safety procedures to aid in achieving departmental safety goals.


  1. Directly involved in responsibilities /actions related to Food Safety Programs.


  1. Responsible for production scheduling and planning of product to be produced in Forming.  Strives to achieve minimum waste of product to meet profit goals.


30% Continuous Improvement Activities

20% Personnel-Timekeeping, Documentation, Reviews

10% Reporting Activities Including Meetings

25% Project Management

15% Vendor Interaction

Bachelor’s degree and 3-4 years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 * Process Engineer / Mechanic Engineer background a plus

Must possess excellent organizational skills and people skills in order to successfully manage and meet the goals of a sizable department.



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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