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Title:  Graveyard Supervisor

Requisition ID:  7670-159
Location: 

Vancouver, WA, US, 98683

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  93

Provides leadership and supervision to production work teams and serves as the link to plant management for the team. Facilitates team meetings, intervenes as necessary to keep the team’s goals and results consistent with company direction, and works with the team members to develop their full potential. The shift supervisor, in conjunction with the team, is responsible for safety, product quality, product quantity, equipment condition, and department housekeeping.

 

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

  • Supervises and facilitates the day-to-day shift activities of the production floor.
  • Utilizes knowledge and experience, providing training to team members.
  • Responsible for their individual performance.
  • Oversees aspects of scheduling, material handling issues and maintenance, as well as resolving production problems.
  • Helps team achieve goals and has responsibility for personnel issues, including required discipline.
  • Provides a communication network between direct reports and middle and upper management.
  • Works with employees to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Encourages and leads team members to work in a safe manner and to seek improvement in work practices for their benefit.
  • Supports plant in achieving departmental and plant safety goals.
  • Ensures that the team maintains quality standards and quality checks are completed and documented in the system.
  • Ensures that product quality, production efficiencies, and overall productivity meets or exceeds established standards, and is directly accountable for expenditures exceeding budgeted levels.
  • Strives to be technically proficient on the machinery in the department. Assists the team in problem resolution.
  • Participates in Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Actions (from customer complaints, SQF audits, validation, and verification activities) as required.
  • Follows all procedures related to producing Safe Quality Foods (SQF).
  • Reports any potentially unsafe SQF conditions or customer complaints to a person of authority to record and/or correct the situation.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

 

Required Skills

  • Exceptional communication skills, good organization and the ability to motivate people to perform at high levels. 
  • Quality conscious and customer oriented.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum of 3-5 years supervisory experience in a manufacturing plant preferred
  • Ability to relocate outside the NW is required

 

Education:

  • Four-year college degree is required

 

Specific Skills:

  • Action oriented and self-motivated: enjoys working hard; acts with the right amount of planning.  Seizes opportunities to achieve goals and improve the process.
  • Hands-on individual with keen interest in quickly learning and applying new skills who can follow written/verbal instructions and meet deadlines with minimal supervision
  • Establishes clear expectations and inspects the expectations to ensure they are being met.
  • Ability to hold employees accountable and confront them as needed to ensure policies are followed and performance goals are met
  • Track record of developing direct reports and others
  • Adheres to an effective set of core values and beliefs during good times and bad
  • Ability to provide current, direct, complete, and “actionable” positive and corrective feedback to others
  • Creates a climate in which people want to do their best and invites input from employees.
  • Solid problem-solving skills utilizing rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions
  • Ability to lead efforts to react quickly to changing requirements and new processing developments.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to be able to communicate with all levels of the organization
  • Good organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Computer literate - able to use Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma
  • Experience in the packaging and/or folding carton industry is a plus

 

Disclaimer

  • The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for this job. Must be able to work normal business hours (e.g. 10:00 PM-6:00 AM) and overtime as required. 

 

 

 

 


Required Experience






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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