Graphic Packaging International Production Supervisor in Hamel, Minnesota

The Production Supervisor is responsible for directing and coordinating the day-to-day shift activities, by providing leadership and supervision to subordinates and works with other departments to optimize production. This position serves as the link between direct reports and middle / upper management. The supervisor monitors and has responsibility for the safety, quality, productivity, and culture for their shift. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: * 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. * Works with Management team to identify, recommend, and implement continuous improvement opportunities. * 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. * 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 POSITION REQUIREMENTS: * Leadership experience in a manufacturing environment. * AA/AS/BS degree preferred * Must be available to work any shift * Strong Leadership Skills - ability to motivate people to perform at high levels * Computer Skills: SAP (Desired), MS Office, and database programs * Professional oral and written communication skills * Detail oriented * Self-starter 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 prohibite