Title:  Production Supervisor

Requisition ID:  22103-159

Perry, GA, US, 31069

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required

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 www.graphicpkg.com.

Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.

Our Supervisors are responsible for ensuring the safe, accurate and efficient movement of raw materials, WIP, finished goods and supplies throughout a manufacturing complex. Individuals in this role must understand and align business, plant and warehouse operations, executing the role in a manner that aligns with GPI business, cultural, financial, and operational objectives.

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

  • Supervises and facilitates the day-to-day shift activities of the team.
  • Responsible for their individual performance. Oversees scheduling, material handling issues and maintenance, as well as resolving production problems.
  • Helps team achieve goals and has responsibility for personnel issues, including required employee coaching, counseling or discipline.
  • Act as the shift Liaison between the plant and warehouse
  • Maintain a safe work environment, fostering a culture of safe work performance, ensuring employees are properly trained on equipment, encouraging employee engagement in the safety program, responding to safety concerns, and modeling proper safe behaviors.
  • Achieve quality and productivity requirements, ensuring employees are properly trained on procedures and processes, establishing priorities, providing clear direction and monitoring progress.
  • Achieve employee engagement through demonstrated leadership, listening and responding to employee concerns, taking decisive action, recognizing excellent performance, and fostering accountability.
  • Communicate throughout the organization on key issues.
  • Facilitate team meetings.
  • Share 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.
  • Schedules consist of 12-hour rotating days – generally includes every other weekend off, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or off weekends and be punctual while doing so.
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Skills

  • Excellent technical trouble shooting skills.
  • Good organization/project management skills.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Required Experience

  • Four-year degree preferred or; compensatory closely related work experience required in lieu of degree.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in a manufacturing warehouse environment
  • Minimum 2 years of warehouse supervisor experience.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Warner Robins
Nearest Secondary Market: Macon

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