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Packaging Supervisor


The Packaging Supervisor will perform under the direction and supervision of the Production Shift Manager and safely executes and trains to all duties as outlined in the Standard Production Work Instructions & Procedures. This individual has the responsibility for the safe production and packaging of all Carbon Fiber products as per their specifications, and the overall daily activities of any production line(s) and process buildings assigned to.





  • Responsibilities include moving completed boxes, fixing incorrect boxes, direct breaks, WIP auditing, QI finished boxes, audit winders, train winder team members and report out during GEMBA
  • Ensure all required procedures and policies are met and that team members perform the required functions in a safe, timely and effective manner to meet company objectives for safety, quality, productivity and costs.
  • Ensure proper techniques are used in key situations such as coordinating team members, packaging, etc. by training Operators to current Operating Policies & Procedures.
  • Responsible to support the Shift Manager in creating and in maintaining a positive team culture and to assist co-workers in performing tasks, as necessary.
  • Accountable to oversee and be personally responsible for proper Packaging Operator training.
  • Under the direction of the Shift Manager, assign operational tasks per established manufacturing specifications within production schedules cooperating with other departments to assure proper product flow.
  • Safeguards all company property and sees that all tools and equipment are in good operating condition and maintains work areas in a neat, orderly and safe manner (6S).
  • Responsible for equipment cleanliness and efficient/proficient performance.
  • Responsible to support and uphold disciplinary actions or other managerial responsibilities required by the Production Shift Manager and/or Production Manager.
  • Responsible to support, motivate and initiate plans to achieve company goals and direction

Senior Supervisor

  • Perform all duties listed above.
  • Maintain certifications for powered lift truck, scissor lift and aerial lift.
  • Participate in team member development including performance management.

Expert Supervisor

  • Perform all duties listed above.
  • Must act as a mentor to upcoming operators and guide them through the process to achieve Senior Operator status.
  • Perform minor maintenance duties and troubleshooting.
  • Maintain certification as a Work Permit Authorized signer through knowledge-based testing.





  • Must have and maintain an excellent safety and attendance record.
  • Must meet and maintain a Level 2 qualification status for all Production Trainer Benchmarks as outlined in the Production Performance Assessment Training Curriculum.
  • Must be able to work rotating shift schedule.
  • 2+ years leadership experience preferred.
  • Work independently without close supervision and make efficient and effective decisions.
  • Must be task & deadline oriented.
  • Must possess an overall knowledge of plant equipment machinery and be able to learn processes and train new and current team members to them.
  • Must be able to monitor fiber line processes and react safely, decisively and quickly to process problems.
  • Must monitor fiber quality and ensure spool size and size content meet product specifications.
  • Must quickly, safely and consistently respond to production line issues.
  • Must properly maintain all equipment and tools; including but not limited to PPE and uniforms.
  • Must support and participate in the all 5S & 6S processes and practices.
  • Have excellent trainer, customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have excellent mathematical ability.
  • Have excellent computer skills.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent

Senior Supervisor

  • Must meet all above knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Must have 1 year of Supervisory experience in carbon fiber manufacturing.
  • Must have maintained an exemplary standing in regard to performance and attendance for the past 6 months. (no written warnings or above for either)
  • Must maintain CPR and first aid certification.
  • Must have received a satisfactory evaluation from management.

Expert Supervisor

  • Must meet all above knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Must have 1 year of experience as a Senior Supervisor.
  • Must have mentored at least 1 operator through the tiered structure from Operator to Senior Operator.
  • Must maintain Work Permit Authorized Signer status through testing in a timely manner.
  • Must have reached an entry level maintenance qualification




The following physical activities described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and expectations.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to stand, walk; regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear.

Employees must occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds and repetitively lift and carry 35 lbs and push or pull up to 60 pounds. Must be able to control and manipulate pallet lifting device.  Must be able to prove ability to safely and efficiently manipulate CF material through winders/rollers.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.





The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to extreme heat, minimal concentration of chemicals and HCN below DOSH standards, frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is below OSHA required PPE levels but considered loud in some areas.


The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.


This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and Team Member and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

$28.00 - $32.00 Hourly + night and weekend shift differentials (2.50-7.50%) *Opportunity to move up the ladder rapidly


12 hour rotating shifts
7:00 - 7:00


SGL Carbon offers a competitive benefits package available to full-time regular employees.

  • Medical with Prescription Drug Program
  • Dental Plan
  • Vision Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts / Health Savings Account
  • Company paid Short and Long Term Disability
  • Company paid Basic Life / Accidental Death and Dismemberment / Travel Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Optional Life Insurance/AD&D for Employee and Dependents
  • 401k Savings Plan with company match
  • 401k Additional Company contribution after 1 year of employment
  • Paid Time Off  - Hourly Personnel - 72 hours annually; Paid Sick Leave: 1 hour for every 40 hours worked. Eligibility to roll up to 40 hours from PTO and PSL banks to next year.  
  • Company Paid Holidays - 12 paid holidays and up to 3 additional floating holidays based on hire date

Our Promise:

Convince us with your skills and strengths – in an experienced team, working on challenging tasks. With our leading-edge technologies and materials, you will have freedom to act and a wide range of development opportunities. Attractive remuneration as well as smart fringe benefits are part of our offer.

SGL Carbon is a leader in the development and manufacture of products based on specialty graphite and compo­sites materials. Using our comprehensive technology know-how and in close partnership with our customers, we develop intelligent and leading-edge solutions for the big issues of mobility, energy and digitization.

SGL Carbon has more than 4,800 employees worldwide and 29 sites in Europe, North America and Asia, and a ser­vice network in over 100 countries.

Publication Date:  May 20, 2024

Moses Lake, WA, US, 98837

Business Unit:  Carbon Fibers
Legal Unit:  SGL Carbon Fibers America LLC
Functional Area:  Production/Operations/Maintenance
Employment Type:  Full time

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

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