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Title:  Supervisor, Transportation - Night Shift

Requisition ID:  16656-159

Shelbyville, IL, US, 62565

Category:  Supply Chain, Logistics and Procurement
Travel:  No Travel Required

The Transportation Supervisor role is responsible for safety, employee engagement, productivity, quality, and customer service on an assigned shift.

The individual in this role works directly with and supervises a transportation team of 25 /- employees working within a 500,000 square foot finished product distribution facility. Key to one's success:

  • Ensuring a safe workplace -- Encouraging employee proficiency and involvement, addressing safety concerns, and modeling proper safe behaviors.
  • Fostering an engaged workforce -- Listening and responding to employee concerns, taking decisive action, recognizing excellent performance, and holding employees accountable.
  • Achieving shift quality goals -- Ensuring employees are properly trained, following proper procedures and performing requisite inspections.
  • Achieving shift productivity goals -- Establishing and communicating clear goals, providing resources, setting appropriate priorities, and monitoring progress.
  • Protecting and strengthening Graphic Packaging International’s good reputation in our relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, investors, and governmental agencies, and acting consistently with our core values: Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork.

Required Skills

Background / Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of prior Supervisory experience working in a large, complex transportation environment. (includes internships)



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


Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead a team -- engage, train, coach, mentor, hold accountable
  • Strong safety orientation
  • Strategic, analytical problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of process improvement methodologies (Lean, Six Sigma, 6S)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer skills with a focus on Microsoft office applications; QAD experience (preferred)
  • Ability to work independently as well as coordinate activities across departments
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without accommodation

Required Experience

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 Poster, EEO is the Law.

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