Title:  Manufacturing Associate Manager

Requisition ID:  2507

West Monroe, LA, US, 71294

Department:  Manufacturing & Operations
Travel:  No Travel Required

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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.

A World of Difference. Made Possible.


MISSION / SUMMARY: Position leads daily maintenance activity in support of two paper machines producing Kraft and medium containerboard.

Required Skills:


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

  • This position directly supervises 10 - 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. Other responsibilities include ensuring completion of all required paperwork, schedules, work orders, etc.



  • SAP experience preferred.



  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years of mechanical supervisory experience in paper machines is required.
  • This position also demands a knowledge of precision maintenance techniques as well as knowledge of RCM (Reliability Centered Maintenance).
  • The successful candidate will need experience on paper machines, conveyors, strappers and refiners.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Nearest Major Market: Monroe