• Production Manager

    Job Locations US-NC-Waynesville
    Requisition ID
    Manufacturing & Operations
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Grow your career. Grow with Caraustar.
    Caraustar Industries, Inc., established in 1938, is one of North America’s largest integrated manufacturers of 100% recycled paperboard and converted paperboard products. The company is a socially responsible corporation, is committed to environmentally sound practices and is dedicated to providing customers with outstanding value through innovative products and services. Caraustar has developed its leadership position in the industry through diversification and integration from raw materials to finished products.
    With over 4,000 employees serving the unique needs of the organization, you can imagine that it takes a vast range of skills to keep our organization growing. What does that mean for you as a job seeker? Room to grow in any number of directions, any number of places, and any number of roles. Your path begins here.
    We believe in encouraging, challenging and empowering each other to be the healthiest we can be. When we are each at our personal best, so are our customers, our communities and so is our organization.  We understand that to be a world-class organization we need to practice, encourage and support employee health and wellness. Today, some of the tools and resources offered to employees to improve wellness and work/life balance include:
    - Employee assistance programs – this free and confidential guidance service is available to you and your dependent family members
    - Tobacco-free campuses
    - Health and wellness tools
    - Comprehensive benefit package 


    To provide high quality operations leadership at tube manufacturing site in all areas, including but not limited to safety, profitability, customer service, maintenance, quality.  This position is located at a plant that is open daily in Waynesville, NC. Important: This is a small plant.
    - Ensures adherence to all Caraustar policies and procedures, including safety, financial, personnel, reporting, and recordkeeping. Ensures full compliance by all associates with the Caraustar “Standards of Business Conduct Policy”.
    - Oversees planning and direction of production activities, including scheduling. Responsible for oversight of operational effectiveness and cost control at site.
    - Provides dynamic and stimulating leadership for all associates on site. Ensures full compliance with all Federal, state, and/or local employment laws. Fosters work environment of inclusion, non-discrimination, and non-harassment, in order to provide the optimum learning environment for all associates.
    - Reviews, comprehends, and acts upon financial/production reports information, including EBITDAP, tons consumed, pocket margin, safety, and other markers to ensure conformity with objectives.
    - Works closely with sales personnel to ensure optimal customer satisfaction. Participates actively in corrective actions to customer concerns or non-conformity of customer specifications.
    - Works closely with customer service to ensure that all orders are processed in a timely manner with exceptional customer service.
    - Establishes and maintains inclusive, collegial atmosphere with site management team.
    - Communicates effectively with maintenance personnel to ensure on-going preventive maintenance schedule for all machinery and equipment, in addition to rapid response to machinery and equipment problems. Continually seeks ways to enhance capability of machinery and equipment.
    - Works closely with OPEX initiative to enhance efficiencies and optimize cost savings at facility.
    - Ensures a safe and healthy workplace.


    Desired Experience/Qualifications/Education:
    - Bachelor’s degree from accredited college/university desired and/or at least 3 years of manufacturing leadership experience with significant post-High School course completion and commitment to completion of Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
    - Decision-making reflects maturity, accuracy, consistency, and timeliness. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
    - Must be able to resolve conflict in a proficient and timely manner.


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