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Stock Prep Process Lead

Company: Graphic Packaging Holding Co
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

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.

Stock Prep Process Lead

MISSION / SUMMARY:

Drive process engineering roles, troubleshoot and see through to problem-solve for the Stock Prep shift

  • Learning and training others to develop engineering skills, provide fast-track industry experience, and teach "hands-on" engineering processes and strategies
  • Develop relationships with leadership and operators
  • Lead shift and engineering projects that impact key business initiatives - sometimes individual projects, and sometimes leading a team
  • Attends and participates in department meetings as scheduled
  • Troubleshooting of tasks based on need - can be in various areas including the Paper Machines, stock prep, wastewater, powerhouse and any other area required
  • Provides support implementing best practices to improve safety, quality, productivity and cost reduction

JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.

  • Proactively complete learning and train others are required
  • Manage, report regularly, lead and see through projects
  • Actively participate in special project teams of which you are a part
  • Various Manufacturing Analysis
  • Other duties as assigned

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

  • Your prior experiences must demonstrate initiative, intellectual curiosity, strong problem-solving skills, success managing multiple priorities, an affinity for working in a manufacturing operations environment, and working well in a team under deadline pressure. Prior experience may include internships, co-op assignments, summer jobs, and volunteer work, leadership roles in student or college-affiliated organizations, full-time or part-time positions. Work experience related to field of study is desirable.
  • 3 years of Engineering experience

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Pulp and Paper Science, Packaging, Printing, Electrical, Mechanical or related degree
  • *Advanced Degree considered but not required

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Learning is fun for you. You want to know how things work. You want to learn this business from the ground up and always think of how we could do things better, make things better, and serve our clients better.
  • Initiative and drive. You are proactive, and you like to jump in. You want to introduce yourself to people, ask questions, build relationships across the organization, and bring people together to get projects done.
  • Sense of Geographic Adventure. This is a rotational program, so relocation is required. We assist with relocation; you bring the ability and desire to relocate.
  • Get your Hands Dirty. We are a "roll up your sleeves" manufacturing operation. You have the drive and desire to work in manufacturing plants, understand the operations, and be actively involved on the shop floor.
  • Manufacturing happens in real-time on the shop floor, and we are a 24-7 operation. You are able and willing to work "shift" hours when required.

SCHEDULE DEMANDS:

  • Generally, your schedule is a shift assignment and we make efforts to schedule you during daylight hours; however, engineering in manufacturing is a shift-driven operation. You are willing to work alternate schedules as assigned, when it gets the job done. This could be early mornings, nights, and/or weekends. Punctuality is key - it is a display of respect for your teammates and clients, and it indicates your respect for what you do.
  • You will occasionally have overnight travel that could include flying, driving, riding or rail travel.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Sitting or standing, depending on changing job assignment, for extended periods.
  • Awkward and/or repetitive movements.
  • Routine Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Standing and sitting for extended periods and awkward or repetitive movements at times
  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Work in areas of fluctuating temperature.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Drive for Results
  • Managerial Courage
  • Intellectual Horsepower
  • Priority Setting
  • Problem Solving
  • Managing through Systems

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, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran 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.

Keywords: Graphic Packaging Holding Co, Kalamazoo , Stock Prep Process Lead, Other , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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