Title:  Forming Lead

Requisition ID:  20888-159

Stone Mountain, GA, US, 30083

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required


 Directs and coordinates the day-to-day shift activities, by providing leadership and supervision to subordinates. 

o Assists Supervisor in production planning, operations, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products, utilizing knowledge of production processes and methods, machine and equipment capabilities, and human resource requirements and capabilities.

o Works with Supervisor to makes decisions, job assignments and work priorities

o Provides Leadership and supervision to designated shift.

o Ensures that product quality, production efficiencies, and overall productivity meets or exceeds established standards.

o Ensures that Safety/ housekeeping/ procedures and acceptable work practices are being followed throughout the shift.

o Conducts performance coaching of individuals for performance related issue for safety, quality, and productivity.

o Enforces all company policies and procedures. 

o Ensures completion of all paperwork including end of shift reports, PMs, work orders, and daily management. 

Required Skills

Continuous Improvement - Lean

o  Improves operational effectiveness through use of lean manufacturing concepts and cost reduction initiatives.

o Participate in and drive lean culture.

o Drive daily management and lean initiatives for your assigned shift.



o Works with Leadership team to develop and implement any corrective action for quality defect within 48 hours of complaint. 

o Perform necessary quality checks.

o Make sure that our employees are aware and understand quality processes and practices. 


Cost Reduction 

o Monitors and meet overtime and cost targets on your designated shift. 

o Works with department manager to implement cost saving initiatives. 

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.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta