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Title:  Supervisor Printing

Requisition ID:  19653-159

Staunton, VA, US, 24401

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required

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

  • Serves as the primary back up to the Department Manager
  • Oversee onboarding of specialty print business.
  • Oversee plate room & press room activities
  • Leads, mentors, and manages work force to ensure compliance with operational expectations, policies, and procedures for both local and corporate policies.
  • Works with plant trainer to plan, organize and schedule training assignments for all department employees, ensuring timely completion
  • Works with HR to coordinate all training validation requirements.
  • Responsible for maintaining employee schedules in coordination with HR using the approved time keeping system.
  • Primary for validating and management of employee timekeeping (clocking in and out) and compliance with site attendance policy
  • Supervises and facilitates work assignments with department leads to oversee the day-to-day shift activities of team.
  • Responsible for meeting production objectives and quality expectations.
  • Works with department manager to administer corrective action as needed and in a timely manner.
  • maintains a safe work environment.
  • Works with quality team to research, and determine root causes of defects or quality incidents
  • Responsible for compliance with all facility food safety, food defense, and quality policies and procedures including product safety (GMPs)/Sanitation policies and procedures.
  • Must continually work to promote the orderliness and cleanliness of their work area in support of AIB/ SQF/5’s and other company standards.
  • Must be supportive of GPI’s Mission, Vision, and Core Values (Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork).
  • Must support on going activities aligning with LEAN, 5’s, Six Sigma and other Continuous Improvement programs and processes.
  • Have considerable understanding of business processes and expectations to better support customer requirements and maximize delivery results that meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • Display leadership courage as required to address and correct unacceptable behavior, performance, and conduct.
  • Look to stop any process that is not meeting employee safety requirements, intervene and address as needed with employee, HSE and/or site leadership immediately
  • Stop any process that does not meet food safety requirements.
  • Stop any process that does not meet customer quality requirements.
  • Ensure onsite and virtual customer approvals are conducted as efficiently as possible.
  • Maintain press curves
  • Create and maintain output templates for Kodak Prinergy
  • Work directly with coating, ink, and other vendors as needed
  • Communicate with centralized prepress group to ensure scheduling needs are met and all work received is accurate and to specification
  • Assist in interviewing processes as requested.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

Required Skills:

  • Demonstrated leadership ability & ongoing desire to develop a managerial career.
  • Demonstrated technical and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills, ability to motivate people.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft office applications.


These skills below are one we expect the Printing Supervisor to learn through the course of their position and be able to efficiently perform them:

  • Operating knowledge and experience with personal computers and software specifically Heidelberg prepress software
  • Operating knowledge with HP Proofer
  • Comprehensive knowledge of folding carton industry

Required Experience


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


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

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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Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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