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Title:  Forming Manager

Requisition ID:  18643-159
Location: 

Stone Mountain, GA, US, 30083

Category:  Customer Service and Sales Support
Travel:  No Travel Required

 

 

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.

 


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 skill

Required Experience

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 skill


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