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Title:  Forming Manager

Requisition ID:  15412-159
Location: 

Stone Mountain, GA, US, 30083

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required

Forming Manager

 

Position Purpose:  Exercises judgment where appropriate in managing and ensuring the efficient operation of the Forming Department.  Held responsible for quality, equipment condition, safety, the efficient operation of the equipment and production scheduling and planning of product to be produced in the Forming Department.

 

Job Functions:

  • Responsible for managing shift supervisors and has ultimate responsibility for all hourly Forming Department employees.  Responsibilities include planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Oversees the daily operation of Formers; and ensures that production efficiencies and overall productivity meets or exceeds established standards.  Responsible for solving production problems.
  • Responsible for raw material purchases for the Forming Departments.
  • Has overall responsibility for maintenance of equipment and coordinates maintenance requirements to minimize operational impact.
  • Assures the department maintains quality standards and coordinates with the CI Department to ensure adherence to customer quality standards.
  • Works to maintain a safe work environment and develops and implements safety procedures to aid in achieving departmental safety goals.
  • Directly involved in responsibilities /actions related to Prerequisite and Food Safety Programs.
  • Responsible for production scheduling and planning of product to be produced in Finishing.  Strives to achieve minimum waste of product to meet profit goals.
  • Participate in SQF Root Cause and Corrective Actions (from customer complaints, SQF audits, validation, and verification activities) as required.
  • Reporting of any customer complaints to persons responsible to enter into GPI’s Customer Complaint system for root cause analysis and appropriate corrective action taken.
  • Directs departmental production of all items at the lowest cost consistent with established specifications in terms of quality and quantity
  • Develops, recommends, and implements operating policies and ensures the application of such policies.
  • Coordinates and collaborates with all departments of the plant in establishing and carrying out responsibilities.
  • Manages employees by establishing performance goals, allocating resources, and assessing performance.
  • Provides leadership directed at continuous improvement in safety, quality / customer satisfaction, and productivity.
  • Provides leadership and direction to production management and employees to continuously improve quality, reduce waste and increase throughput.
  • Assists and supports Plant and Operations Manager in all aspects.
  • Shares 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
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred
  • Compensatory closely related work experience required in lieu of degree.
  • 3 - 5 years of supervisory experience in manufacturing required; converting facility supervisory experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated supervisory and project management skills.
  • Lean Manufacturing / Six Sigma continuing education preferred.
  • Technical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be a leader with exceptional communication skills, good organization, and the ability to motivate people to perform at high levels.
  • Must be quality conscious and customer oriented.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Required Skills

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred
  • Compensatory closely related work experience required in lieu of degree.
  • 3 - 5 years of supervisory experience in manufacturing required; converting facility supervisory experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated supervisory and project management skills.
  • Lean Manufacturing / Six Sigma continuing education preferred.
  • Technical and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be a leader with exceptional communication skills, good organization, and the ability to motivate people to perform at high levels.
  • Must be quality conscious and customer oriented.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Required Experience

  • 3 - 5 years of supervisory experience in manufacturing required; converting facility supervisory experience is 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.


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