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Title:  Production Manager (Contract)

Requisition ID:  11163-159
Location: 

Visalia, CA, US, 93278

Category:  Hourly Production & Manufacturing
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  92

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

  • Responsibilities include planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Oversees the daily operation of the department and ensures that efficiencies and overall productivity meets or exceeds established standards.  Responsible for solving problems.
  • Has overall responsibility to ensure that maintenance of equipment and coordination of maintenance requirements are complete to minimize operational impact.
  • Assures the department maintains quality standards and coordinates with the QA 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.
  • Achieve Quality/Waste goals by ensuring all direct reports are properly trained on their equipment, following proper operations, performing requisite inspections, and following up on suggested improvements.
  • Directs 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.
  • Effectively communicate both up and down the organization on key issues (e.g. performance reviews, 1-on-1’s, safety meetings, overtime plans, monthly business results, etc.)
  • 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, and reduce waste.
  • Assists and supports Plant and Operation 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.

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

  • 2-5 years of management/leadership experience in a high-speed manufacturing environment

 

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • Four-year degree preferred or;
  • Compensatory closely related work experience required in lieu of degree.

 

SKILLS:

  • Ability to lead a team, including train, coach, mentor, counsel, and discipline.
  • Strong strategic, analytical problem-solving ability (TCC/Trouble Cause Correction)
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience with SAP and QAD preferred
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Results driven individual with goals of advancing within the organization

 

SCHEDULE DEMANDS:

  • General schedule is an 8-hour M-F assignment, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.
  • Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 8-hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.

 

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Problem Solving
  • Developing Direct Reports
  • To be evaluated and added at later date and absolutely prior to posting/interviewing for role.

 

GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, INC. 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, natural origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.


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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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