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Title:  Supvr., Maintenance III (Mill)

Requisition ID:  17323-159

West Monroe, LA, US, 71294

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required

MISSION / SUMMARY: Position leads daily maintenance activity in support of Wood mill/Recycle area.


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

  • The Wood mill broke Supervisor directly supervises 5 - 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.
  • The Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor will be responsible for maintenance work scheduling, leading maintenance mechanics on monthly outages and daily maintenance activities. These activities include equipment repairs and preventive maintenance audits of mill equipment.  The maintenance supervisor will also be responsible for the coordination with production colleagues to prioritize and schedule maintenance tasks. The supervisor will strive to eliminate equipment failures, participate in root cause failure analysis, and comply with all required Environmental, Health and Safety rules and regulations.
  • Safe work execution will be promoted through daily safety toolbox meetings with the crew, monthly safety meetings, and ensuring the crew receives all required safety training. The Supervisor will be required to perform rotating weekend maintenance on-call duty for Wood mill broke, Power, Recovery, Kraft and Caustic areas.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills


  • Candor/Integrity; Assertive Leadership skills; Sense of Urgency; People skills including coaching, teaching, managing and confronting; Strong written and verbal communication skills; Organized work practices and attention to detail; Self-discipline and the willingness to support colleagues unselfishly; Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software and a CMMS system preferably SAP.

Required Experience


  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years of mechanical maintenance supervisory experience in related industries is required.



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

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. Learn more about us at

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