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Title:  Maintenance Supervisor

Requisition ID:  7192-159
Location: 

Visalia, CA, US, 93278

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

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-Visalia manufactures and distributes paper cups and plastic lids for the food service industry and is currently recruiting for the following position.

 

Position: Maintenance Supervisor

Summary:

  • This position/role exists to supervise, train, and lead a group of employees (mechanics, planners, & storeroom personnel etc.) to meet internal customers’ maintenance requirements for strategically grouped production equipment belongs to a single large department, and/or a group of individual departments, facilities maintenance, and maintenance or auxiliary/production support equipment.
  • Key responsibilities include supervising, training, and assessing and developing maintenance department personnel skills to meet departmental objectives and productivity goals; planning, prioritizing, and executing day to day maintenance work assignments; assessing short term and long term needs (people, processes, and capital) for their area of responsibility and developing and planning short term and long terms solutions and processes to meet the needs, implementing preventative and predictive maintenance procedure and processes.

 

Key Accountabilities:

  • Productivity goals for their area of responsibility and are met by ensuring proper equipment care/maintenance, parts availability and by planning, directing, and supervising day to day work through an engaged and skilled maintenance staff
  • Safety goals are met by following defined safety procedures, encourage involvement, following up on safety concerns and implementing solutions, and training and leading team to follow safe behaviors
  • Provide leadership and training to maintain a highly engaged workforce in the department. This includes listening and responding to employee issues, taking decisive actions, recognizing excellent performance, and holding employees accountable for undesirable behaviors
  • Effectively communicate both up and down the organization on key issues and across all shifts (i.e. attending daily pass-down meetings, performance processes one-on-ones, work schedules, monthly departmental KPMs updates, planning meetings etc.)
  • Train maintenance department workforce to meet plant policies and other applicable regulatory rules and polices.

 

Knowledge and Experience

  • College degree in engineering strongly preferred
  • 2-4 years of engineering experience or supervisory experience in fast paced manufacturing environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to lead cross functional teams, strategic planning, and conflict management experience
  • Highly skilled problem solver of manufacturing machinery and equipment.
  • Basic knowledge of process improvement tools (Lean, Six-Sigma, 5S, and other discipline) preferred
  • Read, and analyze charts, work-orders, production schedules, and other records of reports to determine production requirements and to evaluate current maintenance repair estimates and outputs
  • Experienced in developing training programs for Industrial Maintenance Mechanics highly preferred
  • Develop and interpret various problem solving techniques/methods (TCC/ Trouble Cause Correction)
  • Able to organize, planning, and prioritizing work and communicate and update all stake holders internal or external

 

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, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster.


Nearest Major Market: Visalia
Nearest Secondary Market: Tulare

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