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Title:  Training Supervisor

Requisition ID:  15374-159

Monroe, LA, US, 71203

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required


The Training Supervisor is responsible for enhancing the development and sustainable training needs of all West Monroe converting employees. The Training Supervisor actively searches, creatively designs and implements effective methods to educate, enhance processes, achieve cost savings and improve value stream productivity. Responsible for maintaining SQF and GMP requirements. Provides backup to SQF Practitioner in case of his/her absence.

JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Develops and implements training for the Monroe and West Monroe converting facilities, including administrative functions, system applications, interpersonal development, and technical training.
  • Conducts annual and quarterly training and develop needs assessment.
  • Responsible for analyzing training needs, developing curriculum and delivering courses for the location, division, and organization.
  • Improves training in all job classifications by incorporating and updating processes and procedures to drive departmental training involvement and ownership results.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of training and individual employee growth by coaching, mentoring, and promoting Graphic Packaging International Core Values.
  • Assures training programs are maintained current by incorporating new information, plant design changes, plant procedural changes and revisions, new regulations into training content.
  • Develops and maintains Learning Management System to support facility needs
  • Collaborates with subject matter experts, supervisors and managers to develop specific training to meet the needs identified by audit or other means.
  • Coordinates training schedules and evaluates external training resources.
  • Conducts follow-up studies of all completed training to evaluate and measure results.
  • Partners with the HR Manager to address training gaps and identify training opportunities as well as other GPI initiatives.
  • Responsible for timely development of training metrics for measurement of training, and records.
  • Works effectively as a team member with other members of management and the HR Staff.

Required Skills

  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills.
  • Self-starter with ability to multitask and prioritize while meeting deadlines
  • Confidence and ability to interact with various people across departmental lines to achieve goals. 
  • Strong oral, written, communication, facilitation, and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of Windows, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and other programs required.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, training/related field, or equivalent corresponding job-related experience required.
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in training and organizational development.

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

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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