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Title:  Manager Finishing/Gluing Department

Requisition ID:  11845-159

Staunton, VA, US, 24401

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  94

Finishing Department Manager



The Finishing Department Manager will be responsible for supervising and coordinating the activities of production and operations in the finishing department. They will work closely with the other departments to monitor the flow of production as well as being aligned with production planning and scheduling around orders.  


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

  • Direct and coordinate the activities of employees engaged in the folding, gluing and packing activities of production
  • Read and analyze work orders/job jackets to determine production requirements and to evaluate current production estimates and outputs
  • Confer with other supervisors and production management to coordinate operations and activities between departments
  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments and production sequences to meet production goals
  • Inspect materials, products, and equipment to detect defects of malfunctions
  • Troubleshoot and solve machinery problems
  • Demonstrates equipment operations and work and safety procedures to new employees
  • Assign experienced workers for training
  • Observe work and monitor gauges, dials, and other indicators to ensure that operators conform to production standards
  • Confer with management or subordinates to resolve worker problems, complaints, or grievances
  • Interpret specifications, job orders, and company policies and procedures for workers
  • Complete all job/maintenance logs as required
  • Perform other job duties as assigned
  • Follow all company safety requirements
  • Comply with all company rules and regulations
  • Manage, coach and develop shift area production supervisors

Required Skills

Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of raw materials and production processes
  • Knowledge of management principles involved in production methods and coordination of people and resources.
  • Good communication/math skills
  • Knowledge of machines and tools including their design, uses, repair and maintenance
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and training

Required Experience



  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in a similar industry to folding cartons. 
  • Prior management/supervisor experience is preferred



  • High School Diploma/GED equivalent
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

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 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 EEO is the Law Poster.

Nearest Major Market: Charlottesville
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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