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Title:  Production Manager

Requisition ID:  10823-159
Location: 

Xenia, OH, US, 45385

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade: 

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.

Job Summary:

Production Supervisor is to work directly with and supervise a production workforce during shift. This person will have responsibility for the day to day management for all aspects of the production floor, with Safety as a top priority, assuring that work is produced in accordance with operating targets. He or she ensures compliance with established customer quality and production standards. They understand and align plant operations & production with the Customer Support group as he/she executes their role in the overall order fulfillment process to exceed customer expectations and align with GPI business, cultural, financial and operational objectives.  The job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Acts as primary back up to the Department Manager
  • Supervises and facilitates the day-to-day shift activities of team.
  • Manages and oversees training assignments for all department employees and ensures timely completion
  • Utilizes knowledge and experience to provide training to team members.
  • Responsible for their individual performance.
  • Helps team achieve goals and has responsibility for personnel issues, including required discipline.
  • Oversees scheduling, material handling issues and maintenance, as well as resolving production problems.
  • Provides a communication network between direct reports and middle and upper management.
  • Works with employees to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Encourages and leads team members to work in a safe manner and to seek improvement in work practices for their benefit.
  • Develops and implements safety procedures and supports Safety Coordinator in achieving departmental and plant safety goals.
  • Assures that the team maintains quality standards.
  • Ensures that product quality, production efficiencies, and overall productivity meets or exceeds established standards, and is directly accountable for expenditures exceeding budgeted levels.
  • Strives to be technically proficient on the machinery in the department.
  • Ensures equipment is operating at peak efficiency.
  • Responsible for the effective and profitable operation of new business.
  • Aids the team in problem resolution and assures that testing and product development is carried out in a professional manner.
  • Participate in Root Cause and Corrective Actions (from customer complaints, quality, safety incidents and overall continuous improvement of products and processes) as required.
  • Leads ongoing training, safety training and environmental training activities for site.
  • Leads plant safety committee team meetings and activities, creating a safety cluture that promotes and recognizes employee engagement.
  • Maintains/Implements location and company health and safety programs to identify and reduce risk.
  • Compiles required HSE tracking, report and metrics.
  • Participates in corporate level HSE initiatives and calls.
  • Shares an obligation to protect and strengthen Graphic Packaging International’s good reputation in our relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, investors, and governmental agencies, and to act consistently with our core values: Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • Strong Leadership Skills.
  • Leadership experience and/or attributes, including the ability to motivate people to perform at high levels
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Basic computer skills, including email and data entry
  • Visual Color Discrimination, the ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of colors

 

Education/Experience:

  • College Degree Preferred
  • High School Diploma required
  • 3-5 years of production management preferred
  • Paperboard packaging experiencing preferred

 

Color Management

  • Successfully passing a vision assessment

 

Language Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

 

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure.

 

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written and oral form.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • None required

Essential Job Functions

 

  • Work Schedule
    • Must be able to work any shift.
    • Must be able to work frequent overtime as required.
    • Must be able to perform the job in the physical plant location.

 

  • Physical Demands
    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to move in a pushing and pulling motion when helping change loads; frequently required to climb on and off the press platform; continuously required to work above ground on top of the press; frequently required to bend, crouch, stoop, kneel, and twist. Frequently required to use eye, hand and foot coordination when making load change. Hand coordination is required of both hands for simple grasping.
    • The employee must not be colorblind
    • The employee is frequently required to lift under 10 pounds and between 40-50 pounds.
    • Frequent/strenuous physical effort (lifting, moving heavy objects, etc.) required.
    • Must be able to push, pull, and carry up to 40 pounds.

                       

Work Environment

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is regularly exposed to dust, fumes, vibration, toxic conditions, powder spray, heat, cold, and potential work hazards from the dryers.
    • The noise level in the work environment is loud.
    • Temperature in the plant is fluctuating due to external temperatures. The plant is non climate controlled.
    • Personal Protective Equipment is required. This includes; steel toe shoes, safety glasses, ear protections, and gloves.  Other PPE may be required for specific tasks.

 

The above job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

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.  Please apply at www.graphicpkg.com

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


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