Production Supervisor

Company Name:
Graphic Packaging International, Inc.
Instructions: State the general nature, level and purpose of the job including nature and frequency of supervision.
It should consist of no more than four to five sentences. It is normally easier to write the purpose/objective after you have completed other sections of the job description, especially after the duties and responsibilities have been outlined.

- Directs and coordinates the day-to-day shift activities, by providing leadership and supervision to subordinates.
- Serves as the link between direct reports and middle / upper management.

Instructions: This portion should include Principal Duties and Responsibilities for a position. Include only those current duties and responsibilities that account for 5% or more of the work.
- Plans production operations, establishing priorities and sequences for manufacturing products, utilizing knowledge of production processes and methods, machine and equipment capabilities, and human resource requirements and capabilities.
- Makes decisions on job assignments and work priorities
- Reviews production and operating reports and resolves operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays and downtime.
- Responsible for equipment condition and department housekeeping
- Researches, complies and prepares reports, correspondence, and other information required by management, as well as, identifies and resolves report discrepancies or errors.
- Works with employees to maintain a safe work environment. Leads and supports subordinates to work in a safe manner and to seek improvements in work practices.
- Ensures that product quality and production efficiencies meet or exceed established standards.
- Examines procedures and recommends changes to save time, labor, and other costs and to improve quality control and operating efficiency.
- Supervises and coordinates activities of support resources such as quality, maintenance, shipping and receiving, and technical trainers.
- Observes subordinates to ensure compliance with safety, quality, and productivity standards.
- Verifies completeness and accuracy of subordinates' work, computations, and records.
- Participates in work of subordinates to facilitate productivity or overcome difficult aspects of work.
- Instructs subordinates in job duties or arranges for training to be provided.
- Facilitates team meetings, intervenes as necessary to keep the team's goals and results consistent with company direction, and works with the team members to develop their full potential.
- Initiates and conducts personnel actions such as discipline, performance evaluations, and payroll.
- Evaluates subordinate job performance and recommends appropriate personnel action.
- Administer, communicate and interpret work procedures and company policies to subordinates
- Provides subordinates with guidance in handling difficult or complex problems and in resolving grievances or submits unsettled disputes to management.
- 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

Instructions: Identify the knowledge, skills, abilities and behaviors necessary to perform the job competently. Make sure job specifications represent bona fide occupational qualifications.

- High School Diploma, GED
- BS degree in related field and/or equivalent experience in a converting facility is preferred
- Leadership Skills - ability to motivate people to perform at high levels
Skills: SAP, MS Office, and database programs
- Experience with web presses and straight-line gluers is preferred
- Professional oral and written communication skills
- Detail oriented
- Self-starter
- Organized

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