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Title:  Supervisor - Paper Department

Requisition ID:  18247-159
Location: 

Texarkana, TX, US, 75572

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required

MISSION / SUMMARY: The Supervisor is the first line leader for the Paper Department and works rotating shift. This position is key to shift operation and productivity, supervising the union hourly workforce assigned to the department. The successful candidate will understand and align business operations and Paper as he/she executes their role to exceed expectations and align with GPI business, cultural, financial and operational objectives.

 

JOB FUNCTION: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.

  • Directly supervises 20 - 30 hourly employees.
  • Plans and controls production performance as measured against operating targets developed according to machine capabilities, manpower capabilities and projected business.
  • Verifies that the machine remains within established operating parameters (centerlines).
  • Responsible for the planning and monitoring of production performance against key operating targets.
  • Ensures compliance to established customer quality and production standards.
  • Actively leads and participates in plant safety, housekeeping, 5S and lean manufacturing programs by ensuring goals are met within the department.
  • Ensures completion of all required paperwork, schedules, work orders, etc.
  • Verifies all operator rounds are completed and recorded.

Required Skills

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

  • 3 - 5 years of supervisory experience
  • Self-starter with demonstrated ability to set expectations and motivate crewmembers toward meeting mill and department goals.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced work environment.

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred; Pulp and Paper Science or engineering a plus.

SKILLS: Skills include but not limited to the following.

  • Effective written and verbal communications skills
  • Computer skills, including the use of Microsoft Office Software, Excel, Word and Outlook
  • The incumbent must provide strong leadership and teamwork to ensure safe and efficient operations

SCHEDULE DEMANDS:

  • General schedule is a rotating shift, which includes some weekends.
  • Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Sitting or standing for extended periods up to 8-hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Managerial Courage
  • Approachability
  • Listening
  • Motivating Others
  • Priority Setting
  • Conflict Management
  • Time Management
  • Functional/Technical Skills and Knowledge

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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