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Title:  Continuous Improvement Supervisor

Requisition ID:  16178-159
Location: 

Monroe, LA, US, 71203

Category:  Quality and Continuous Improvement
Travel:  Up to 25%

  • Plans, coordinates, and directs quality control program designed to ensure continuous production of products consistent with established standards.
  • Direct the activities of suppliers, production employees, and customers to resolve quality problems and continuously improve the level of quality.
  • Provide leadership to Continuous Improvement staff to optimize the role of CI within the plant.
  • Develop closed-loop quality system driven to reduce process variation and ensure plant compliance.
  • Act as change agent to drive continuous improvement of production and service processes to improve quality and increase efficiency, which includes root cause analysis and problem solving.
  • Formulate and maintain quality control objectives and coordinates objectives with production procedures in cooperation with other plant managers and/or CI Organization to maximize product reliability and minimize costs.
  • Develop and implement product quality plans and procedures by overseeing gauge requirements, frequency, responsibility and methods to ensure compliance to process and product specifications.
  • Direct, through intermediate personnel, workers engaged in inspection and testing activities to ensure quality control over raw materials and final products.
  • Plan, promote, and organize training activities related to product quality and reliability.
  • Serve as customer contact for quality issues.
  • Represent Graphic Packaging at customer locations.
  • Respond to, evaluate, and resolve customer complaints
  • Track and manage customer feedback regarding quality.
  • Direct activities, duties, and projects of CI personnel.
  • Implement practices and controls to drive an effective supplier management system.
  • Work with Raw material vendors on material specifications and process/track vendor complaints
  • Oversee new business transition.
  • Oversee Continuous Improvement website for local plant.
  • Drive cost savings initiatives and track progress towards plant goals.
  • Manage customer specification system.
  • Oversee trials, create and communicate trial plans.
  • Shares an obligation to protect and strengthen Graphic Packaging International’s good reputation in our relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, investors, and governmental agencies, and to act consistently with our core values: Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork

Required Skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Outlook, and internet research skills
  • Ability to lead and direct others
  • Working knowledge of Statistical Process Control theories
  • General knowledge of printing and converting technologies preferred
  • Visual Color Discrimination, the ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of colors

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, or related field preferred
  • 3-5 years’ experience in quality, or equivalent experience
  • Six Sigma experience a plus
  • Prior management or supervisory experience preferred
  • Experience in implementation of technical testing in production environments
  • Experience with Minitab software and SAP is a plus
  • Travel required






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 Poster, EEO is the Law.


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