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Title:  Supvr., Production (Plan

Requisition ID:  7748-159

West Monroe, LA, US, 71294

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  Negligible
Pay Grade:  92

Position Purpose

  1. Provides leadership to Production and supports shift teams and serves as a link to plant management.
  2. Facilitates team meetings and intervenes as necessary to keep the team's goals and results consistent with company direction.
  3. Works with team members to help them reach their full potential.
  4. Responsible for Safety, product quality, production efficiency, equipment condition, and housekeeping.
  5. The Shift Supervisor has the responsibility, authority, and is accountable to make decisions regarding job assignments, work priorities, and overtime requirements.

 Job functions

  1. Facilitates day-to-day activities of the team
  2. Responsible for shift staffing
  3. Ensures all schedules and releases are met
  4. Responsible for performance coaching/counselling
  5. Prepares and distributes the daily shift report
  6. Ensures that Safety/ housekeeping/ procedures and acceptable work practices are being followed throughout the shift.
  7. Accountable for overall shift performance as relates to quality, waste, and production.
  8. Notifies area managers, Maintenance Manager, Production Manager and Plant Manager of equipment breakdowns which exceed or will exceed two hours in duration.
  9. Develops and implements safety procedures and supports the efforts of the HSE Manager in achieving safety goals.
  10. Completes all shift accident investigations within a twenty-four hour period. Ensures that corrective action is taken.



  • Education: B.A. or B.S. from nationally accredited college in technical degree (Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, etc.).
  • Supervisory experience preferred, preferably within the Folding Carton industry.


 Strong communication skills, leadership skills-relationship building, and group facilitation skills required

  •  Computer skills required

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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