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Title:  Plant Supervisors

Requisition ID:  19644-159
Location: 

Staunton, VA, US, 24401

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required

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

  • Work directly with and supervise a Production team of approximately 25 /- employees during their given shift.
  • Direct and support activities and personal compliance in developing a safe work environment and a fostering a culture of safe performance.
  • Achieve productivity goals by establishing and communicating clear goals, providing requisite resources to team, engaging the team and setting appropriate priorities / monitoring progress.
  • Achieve safety goals by following defined safety procedures, encouraging involvement, following up on safety concerns, and modeling proper safe behaviors.
  • Achieve desired level of engagement by providing leadership on the shift. This includes listening and responding to employee issues, taking decisive actions, recognizing excellent performance, and holding employees accountable.
  • Achieve quality/waste goals by ensuring all direct reports are properly trained on their equipment, following proper procedures, performing requisite inspections, and following up on suggested improvements.
  • Effectively communicates both up and down the organization on key issues (e.g. performance reviews, 1-on-1 meetings, safety meetings, monthly business results, etc.)
  • Facilitate team meetings, intervene as necessary to keep the team’s goals and results consistent with company direction, and work with team members to develop their full potential.
  • Initiate and conduct personnel actions such as discipline, performance evaluations, and payroll.
  • Evaluate subordinate job performance and recommend appropriate personnel action.
  • Administer, communicate and interpret work procedures and company policies.
  • Guide and support team members in handling difficult or complex problems, and in resolving issues.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned.

Required Skills

Background/Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in a manufacturing leadership role.
  • Minimum of 3 years manufacturing supervisor experience strongly preferred.

                Education/Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree (Industrial Engineering, Production Management, Business Administration, or related field strongly preferred) OR extensive work experience in a Production Supervisory role, required in lieu of degree.

Schedule Demands:

  • Typical Supervisor schedule consists of 12-hour day shift or 12-hour night shift – generally includes every other weekend off, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; including early mornings, nights, and/or off weekends.
    • This open position will be responsible for the 12-hour night shift

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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