Title:  Manufacturing Supervisor

Requisition ID:  3326

Monroe, LA, US, 71203

Department:  Manufacturing & Operations
Travel:  Up to 25%

Position Title:                         Production Supervisor

Organizational Unit:             Beverage Division

Reports to:                             Converting Manager

Location:                                 Monroe, Louisiana

Graphic Packaging International is a leader in the packaging industry, serving hundreds of the world’s most recognized brands.  You’ve probably purchased food, beverages or other consumer products sold in our packaging. 


The following is a list of specific duties which are considered the essential functions of this job.  The list is not exhaustive, as all positions at the company are dynamic.  The employee who occupies this position is expected to assume any/all duties assigned by management irrespective of whether such duties are specifically included in this list.


Provides leadership to Production and supports shift teams and serves as a link to plant management.

Facilitates team meetings and intervenes as necessary to keep the team's goals and results consistent with company direction.

Works with team members to help them reach their full potential.

Responsible for Safety, product quality, production efficiency, equipment condition, and housekeeping.

The Shift Supervisor has the responsibility, authority, and is accountable to make decisions regarding job assignments, work priorities, and overtime requirements.

Facilitates day-to-day activities of the team

Responsible for shift staffing

Ensures all schedules and releases are met

Responsible for performance coaching/counselling

Prepares and distributes the daily shift report

Ensures that Safety/ housekeeping/ procedures and acceptable work practices are being followed throughout the shift.

Accountable for overall shift performance as relates to quality, waste, and production.

Notifies area managers, Maintenance Manager, Production Manager and Plant Manager of equipment breakdowns which exceed or will exceed two hours in duration.

Develops and implements safety procedures and supports the efforts of the HSE Manager in achieving safety goals.

Completes all shift accident investigations within a twenty-four hour period. Ensures that corrective action is taken.


Required Skills

High School Education.

B.A. or B.S. from nationally accredited college in technical degree (Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, etc.) preferred.

Supervisory experience preferred, preferably within the Folding Carton industry.

Strong communication skills, leadership skills-relationship building, and group facilitation skills required

Computer skills required


To qualify and perform this job successfully, an individual must have met the administrative and skill qualifications for the position, have no active discipline at top level of suspension at the time of bid, have no active discipline for attendance or safety at the time of bid, exhibit and model the characteristics of Graphic Packaging International’s Core Values (Respect, Integrity, Teamwork, Relationships and Accountability), have successfully proven to have completed the knowledge requirements of the Roll Tender I & II job function and responsibilities, be able to work independently and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The functions, specifications and physical demands listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

Nearest Major Market: Monroe