Title:  Warehouse Supervisor - 12 hour - night shift

Requisition ID:  21482-159

Shelbyville, IL, US, 62565

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required


Our Warehouse Supervisors are responsible for ensuring the safe, accurate and efficient movement of raw materials, WIP, finished goods and supplies throughout a 1.2 million sq. ft., 5-building manufacturing complex. Individuals in this role must understand and align business operations with the warehouse function, 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.

  • Lead a warehouse team of approximately 25 /- employees.
  • 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.


Required Skills


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



  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in a manufacturing warehouse environment.
  • Minimum 2 years of warehouse supervisor experience.



  • 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; QAD experience (preferred)
  • 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 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.

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 www.graphicpkg.com.

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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