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Mgr., Production II

Company: Graphic Packaging International, Inc.
Location: Prosperity
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Opportunity: We are an Extrusion coating manufacturing operation seeking a Production Manager to join our Prosperity, South Carolina team. Job Summary: The primary responsibility is to work directly with and lead a production workforce of approximately 5-7 direct reports and 20-40 indirect employees. The incumbent will oversee the day to day management for all aspects of the production operation with safety as a top priority, assuring that product is produced in accordance with operating targets. He or she ensures compliance with established customer quality and production standards. Job functions include but are not limited to the following: Lead the production department to safely deliver the facility's commitment to the environment, quality, production and EBITDA results while ensuring the facility adheres to Graphic Packaging's core values (Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships and Teamwork). Demonstrate unyielding use of Work Systems and continuous improvement tools, including Six-Sigma, 5S, LEAN Manufacturing, etc. Demonstrate situational leadership in the implementation of problem solving strategies and execution of key performance objectives in the production of finished products. Improve productivity while continuously improving quality and reducing customer complaints through the identification and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives and projects. Partner with HR to hire, train and evaluate direct reports and hourly production personnel and develop talent to build bench strength and succession planning. Assess employee performance and take corrective action as necessary in accordance with company policy. Increase labor efficiency and utilization, including staffing and overtime. Drive and support a high performance culture through employee involvement initiatives and practices while building and maintaining productive and engaged relationships with direct reports and hourly personnel. Preparation of budgets and standards for cost measurement. Support the goals and initiatives of all departments in the plant. Effectively communicate up and down the organization on key issues. Ensures completion of all paperwork, schedules, work orders, etc. Other duties as assigned. Fulfills duties of Plant Manager in their absence (vacations, meetings, training) on an as needed basis. Job Requirements Bachelor's Degree. MBA preferred and 5-8 years of management experience/leadership experience in the pulp and paper industry or similar manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of extrusion is a plus. Proven leadership and management ability in manufacturing. Demonstrated knowledge of budgets. Demonstrated ability to facilitate process improvement teams. Skills Effective written and verbal communication skills. Effective strategic planning, problem solving, interpersonal, and analytical skills. Computer skills, including the use of Microsoft Office Software. Strong business acumen and operations based financial analysis skills. Exhibit proven ability to self-manage in a dynamic, fast paced environment. Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated leadership, and problem-solving skills. Experience with managing a non-union environment. Physical Requirements Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 8 hours. Occasional lifting up to 20lbs. Reading computer screen or other electronic devices. Use of various office, hand and electrical tools or equipment, Work in areas of fluctuating temperatures. Key Competencies Integrity and Trust Action Oriented Drive for Results Learning Agility Organizational Agility Process Management Motivating Others Priority Setting Problem Solving Managing though Systems Schedule Demands General schedule is Monday-Friday during normal business hours but includes early mornings, nights and/or weekends and must be punctual while doing so. Occasional travel is required which includes flying. 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 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.

Keywords: Graphic Packaging International, Inc., Columbia , Mgr., Production II, Professions , Prosperity, South Carolina

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