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Title:  Mgr., Operations II

Requisition ID:  17745 - 159

Marion, OH, US, 43302

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required


To oversee the production process, coordinating all production activities and operations.


• Promote a safety culture in the department through leadership
• Ensures that Safety/ housekeeping/ procedures and acceptable work practices are being followed in production areas
• Audit 5s and address out of order conditions
• Commitment to the STOP observation program
• Ensures 100% completion of summit training for all employees in department

• Implement and enforce quality control and tracking programs to meet quality objectives
• Reviews all CARs, make sure they are completed in a timely manner and follow up on all corrective actions
• Ensures that all quality issues or complaints are communicated and the necessary training takes place
• Monitor quality standards of products

• Participate in daily meetings to discuss production opportunities
• Ensure all needed materials for production runs are order/on hand
• Coordinate with maintenance to establish priorities on equipment and inform them of any maintenance that needs completed
• Ensures that product quality, production efficiencies, and overall productivity meets or exceeds established standards
• Develops and implement countermeasures for any missed target
• Meets with Managers weekly to discuss performance
• Ensures that all lean tools are being used to improve productivity and efficiency
• Be aware of downtime events greater than 2 hours with detailed explanation
• Ensure Human Resource requirements are completed
• Make decisions about equipment use, maintenance, modification and procurement
• Work out and implement standard operating procedures for production operations
• Ensure that standard operating procedures are adhered to
• Analyze production and quality control to detect and correct problems
• Determine and implement improvements to the production process
• Review and guide Managers concerning production reports
• Monitor and review the performance of staff and organize necessary interventions for improvement
• Participate in estimating/costing
• Implement cost control programs
• Ensure efficient collaboration and co-ordination between relevant departments including procurement, distribution and management

Lean Implementation
• Participate in all lean events
• Participates and drive any lean initiatives
• Complete payroll activities for the facility
• Complete timely performance reviews for Managers/Supervisors and ensure performance reviews for employees in department are completed

Required Skills:
• Bachelor’s degree in related field and/or 3 Years of related Supervisor experience preferred
• Leadership Skills - ability to motivate people to perform at high levels
• Computer Skills: SAP, MS Office, and database programs
• Experience with web presses and straight-line gluers is preferred
• Professional oral and written communication skills
• Detail oriented
• Self-starter
• Organized

Required Experience

At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. 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 products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible 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

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 Poster, EEO is the Law.

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