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Title:  Finishing Manager

Requisition ID:  19523-159

Winston-Salem, NC, US, 27105

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required

The Finishing Manager, in conjunction with the team, is responsible for safety, quality, productivity, equipment condition, and housekeeping, reporting directly to the Operations Manager. This role is company liaison to customers, employees and Sales, supervises specific production departments and or shifts, enforcing all Plant rules and regulations as necessary to keep the goals and results consistent with company direction, and works with the Continuous Improvement, Quality and Maintenance Teams to develop, create and implement: SOP’s, CI Projects and Preventive Maintenance Initiatives. 



  • Work within the AVP/Epicor computer system if required
  • Attend the plant scheduling meetings if required
  • Must have the ability to do all necessary paperwork
  • Measure and track productivity/quality performance in order to maintain and improve performance in their perspective department where possible.
  • Hire new departmental employees and fire employees when justified
  • Take disciplinary action when issues of safety, quality, production, attendance or other behavioral standards are not met.
  • Must understand the facilities production communication and of transfer of job information.
  • Supervisors must understand all processes involved in offset lithography, die cutting, folding/gluing, customer service, purchasing
  • Apply SQF and QMS principles and techniques effectively.
  • Provide the training, resources, and safety to enable employees to succeed
  • Delegate responsibilities throughout their department
  • To confidently make production/quality decisions based on the information provided
  • Perform other related duties as directed by the Plant Manager.


  • High School Diploma (GED)
  • Equipment-direct experience in the folding carton industry.
  • Compensatory closely related work experience required in lieu of degree.
  • Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, 5S


  • Action Oriented / Drive for Results
  • Customer Focus
  • Planning and Priority Setting
  • Process and Project Management


  • General schedule is an 8-hour M-F assignment, typically (7:30 am - 4:30 pm), 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 minimal 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.


 Fair working conditions exist due to the manufacturing processes, but only one or two continuously present – dirt, lint, odors, heat.

*Because of the changes which may occur in manufacturing processes, methods, or because of quality and productivity requirements, management reserves the right to add to, alter or change the duties and responsibilities of the job.


Required 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

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 Poster, EEO is the Law.

Nearest Major Market: Winston-Salem

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