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Title:  3rd Shift Plant Supervisor

Requisition ID:  17764-159

New Albany, IN, US, 47150

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required


  • Direct and coordinate the day-to-day shift activities, by providing leadership and supervision to 3rd shift team members.



  • Supervises and facilitates the day-to-day shift activities of team.
  • Manages and oversees training assignments for all department employees and ensures timely completion
  • Utilizes knowledge and experience to provide training to team members.
  • Responsible for their individual performance.
  • Helps team achieve goals and has responsibility for personnel issues, including required discipline.
  • Oversees scheduling, material handling issues and maintenance, as well as resolving production problems.
  • Provides a communication network between direct reports and middle and upper management.
  • Works with employees to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Encourages and leads team members to work in a safe manner and to seek improvement in work practices for their benefit.
  • Develops and implements safety procedures and supports Safety Coordinator in achieving departmental and plant safety goals.
  • Assures that the team maintains quality standards.
  • Ensures that product quality, production efficiencies, and overall productivity meets or exceeds established standards, and is directly accountable for expenditures exceeding budgeted levels.
  • Strives to be technically proficient on the machinery in the department.
  • Provides assistance to the team in problem resolution and assures that testing and product development is carried out in a professional manner.
  • Participate in Root Cause and Corrective Actions (from customer complaints, SQF audits, validation, and verification activities) as required.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned
  • 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
  • Perform all other duties as assigned



Required Skills:


  • 3-5 years of supervisor experience required
  • Paperboard packaging experience preferred


  • Leadership experience and/or attributes, including the ability to motivate people to perform at high levels
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Basic computer skills, including email and data entry


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Four-year degree preferred, or closely related work experience required in lieu of degree.

Essential Job Functions

  • Able to work 9 hours a day with frequent OT on Saturdays
  • Must be able to lift 20 lbs

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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