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Title:  Supvr., Human Resources III (Mill)

Requisition ID:  14556-159

West Monroe, LA, US, 71294

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required


This position reports to the HR Manager and supports the Human Resources function for a 750 employee, unionized (USW), 2600 TPD paperboard mill located in West Monroe, LA.  They understand and align business operations and Human Resources as he/she executes their role to exceed customer expectations and align with GPI business, cultural, financial and operational objectives.

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

  • This position is responsible for managing others in delivering HR fundamentals such as, hourly payroll, employee benefits and general administration; ISO/audit protocols and compliance.
  • Organizational effectiveness; assisting with succession planning and other HR strategies.
  • HRIS systems (e.g. SAP, ADP), and related data base development and maintenance.
  • Supporting and developing direct reports.
  • Workforce planning and staffing; new hire on-boarding.
  • Employee recognition; wellness initiatives; and employee communication.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 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.



  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 8-hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.



  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Drive for Results
  • Conflict Management
  • Priority Setting
  • Managerial Courage

Required Skills


  • Effective interpersonal and analytical skills.
  • Experience with SAP or other HRIS.
  • Ability to coach employees and management through complex issues and make recommendations that are consistent with policies, procedures and governmental law.

Required Experience


  • Minimum 5 years of Human Resources Generalist experience required.
  • 3 years supervisory experience.
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment (paper manufacturing preferred).
  • Union labor/relations experience (contract interpretation, compliance, grievance, arbitration).



  • Bachelor’s Degree (Human Resources preferred).
  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge/experience of Federal and State employment laws and other government compliance regulations.

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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