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Production Supervisor - Converting


Georgia-Pacific is currently hiring for a Production Supervisor  at the West Monroe, LA Converting Packaging facility. The ideal candidate will demonstrate safety as a value, and lead a crew of 20-30 employees to exceed production expectations for the shift. The candidate must be self-driven and demonstrate a commitment to safety, manufacturing excellence, and quality.

Supervisors at the West Monroe facility will have the opportunity to contribute to a successful box plant, both in improving the efficiency of production and in helping to build a culture of Market-Based Management. This position provides opportunities for promotion both in West Monroe and in many other Georgia-Pacific and Koch facilities across the country. Come join our team!

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Providing leadership on the operating floor and striving for compliance in safety, health, environmental, and quality.
  • Exemplify and drive Market ­Based Management® (MBM®) culture.
  • Coaching, training, and developing operations personnel in safety, quality, production, problem solving.
  • Technical and interpersonal communication skills
  • Drive ongoing improvements in Safety, quality, service and production.
  • Continued emphasis on cross-training and building the bench strength of the team.
  • Addressing key issues and concerns; and interacting with direct team and employees from other departments to ensure quality, on-time production and reducing downtime and waste
  • Engage in continuous improvement opportunities and provide leadership/action plans for gap closure.
  • Lead plant safety, housekeeping, and 6S efforts.
  • Partner with the reliability and maintenance team to ensure machines are maintained to specifications
  • Plan, assign and direct work for all hourly production employees; mentor employee development; appraise performance and provide feedback as needed; assist in resolving complaints; hold employees accountable as needed; pro-actively communicate issues and results on a daily basis. 

The Experience You Will Bring


  • At least 2 years of experience supervising employees within a manufacturing, production, industrial or military environment
  • Availability to work a rotating shift, holidays and overtime as needed
  • Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs such as Word (to write business correspondence), Excel (for use of spreadsheets, reporting, simple formulas) and Outlook (for internal and external correspondence)
  • Frequent standing/walking; lifting up to 35lbs

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Experience working in corrugated packaging/containerboard industry on a corrugator or with converting machinery
  • Corrugated Triple Wall Experience
  • Experience working with KIWI application 

Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?   

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf


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