Title:  Manufacturing Supervisor (Poly) - 12 Hour Overnight Shift

Requisition ID:  659

Shelbyville, IL, US, 62565

Department:  Manufacturing & Operations
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.

A World of Difference. Made Possible.


Graphic Packaging International is seeking candidates to join our Shelbyville, Illinois team in the role of Production Supervisor. Our supervisors, leading a team of approximately 25 employees, achieve:

  • a safe work environment, fostering a culture of safe performance. 
  • an engaged work environment, listening to employee requests and concerns, soliciting feedback, navigating through difficult or complex problems, and decisively responding.
  • a productive work environment, engaging the employees and work teams, providing resources, setting priorities and monitoring progress.
  • a quality product, ensuring proper training, procedures, and inspections.

Key to success in the role includes the ability to effectively:

  • communicate with all levels of the organization on key issues.
  • facilitate team meetings. 
  • evaluate job performance and recommend appropriate action.
  • initiate and conduct personnel actions, including progressive discipline.
  • achieve administrative tasks.  



  • 2-5 years of manufacturing supervisory experience, required.



  • Bachelor’s degree (Industrial Engineering, Production Management, Business Administration, or related field); or significant, closely related work experience required in lieu of degree.



  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team through training, coaching, mentoring and counseling
  • Strong safety orientation
  • Demonstrated strategic, analytical problem-solving ability (TCC/Trouble Cause Correction)
  • Demonstrated timely, effective decision-making skills
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, adept at motivation and experienced at conflict resolution
  • Demonstrated knowledge of process improvement methodologies (Lean, Six Sigma, 5S or other discipline)
  • Demonstrated communication skills, effective at all levels of the organization 
  • Proficient computer skills, experienced with Microsoft Office applications
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and within teams
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate across department and functions
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job, without accommodation


Schedule Information:

  • Our Production Supervisor schedule consists of 12-hour day shift or 12-hour night shift. This schedule includes every other weekend off. However, our supervisors will occasionally work an alternate schedule, including an opposite weekend.


Salary Min:   $65,880.00

Salary Mid:   $87,840.00

Salary Max:  $109,800.00


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: Decatur