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Title:  EI Maintenance Supervisor

Requisition ID:  10933-159

West Monroe, LA, US, 71294

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  95

MISSION / SUMMARY: The E&I Supervisor provides direction for their respective crews providing inspection of field work, exercising initiative and independence in implementing departmental policies, developing effective work processes and solving operational problems.


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

The E & I Supervisor directly supervises up to 20 hourly employees and must possess the ability to manage by key performance indicators.  This role actively leads and participates in plant safety, housekeeping, 5S and lean manufacturing programs by ensuring goals are met within the department.


  • Coordinate with E&I Planners to ensure that all PM’s are scheduled and completed.
  • Attend Maintenance Planning and Coordination meetings to help prioritize scheduled work and efficiently handle “break-in” work as necessary.
  • Prioritize work to be performed by E&I Technicians and consult with Planner or Reliability Engineer on work to be contracted.
  • Work with the Reliability Group to ensure that Preventive Maintenance programs or Permanent Electrical equipment modifications are put in place to address the “Root Causes” of downtime and quality issues.
  • Ensure safety best practices and policies are followed.
  • Schedule work assignments, vacations, and address other personnel issues for E&I Department maintenance personnel.
  • Assist in development and execution of “Outage” strategy and plan.
  • Collaborate with Production Operators to understand operational issues as well as process and equipment opportunities.
  • Teach technical fundamentals to E&I Technicians and operations personnel when appropriate.
  • Monitors and participates in operations in assigned areas including inspecting projects, developing and implementing modifications and improvements.
  • Maintains effective working relationships and works in cooperation with the management team to effectively meet departmental objectives.
  • Provides input into the development of the operating budget for the assigned area of responsibility; orders materials and supplies; assists in the monitoring and tracking of expenditures.
  • Responds to emergencies as requested; coordinates activities with others; directs the work and utilization of resources to effect repair.
  • Prepares records related to the work performed and materials and supplies used.


Required Skills


  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years of E & I supervisory experience.
  • This position also demands a knowledge of precision maintenance techniques as well as knowledge of RCM (Reliability Centered Maintenance).
  • Paper mill experience a plus.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.



  • SAP experience preferred.
  • Strong communication skills, leadership skills-relationship building, and group facilitation skill.
  • Business presence, ability to work through others, technical presence, extensive circle of influence, computer skills, and strong project management.

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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