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Title:  Analyst Supply Chain I

Requisition ID:  20243-159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Supply Chain, Logistics and Procurement
Travel:  Up to 25%


Function as a team member in a high pace, time sensitive environment.  Ensure master data integrity, efficient material movement and effective inventory management.  Interact with customer service, mill and plant employees, third party warehouse personnel and third party converters to support high inventory and shipping performance. Positive communication with team members and management is imperative.

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

  • Analyze the paper machine trim loss impact of product and production mix.  Gain expertise in GPI’s paperboard trim tools (Optivision, Panther, etc.). 
  • Evaluate mill production mix trends and opportunities for improved mill loading.
  • Utilize fiber planning systems to analyze operating plan versus actual production for all SUS machines.
  • Identify candidate materials for internal vendor managed inventory programs.  Recommend stocking levels to maximize service levels while lowering total working capital investment.
  • Conduct analysis to support GPI’s efforts to build robust scheduling planning to meet the fiber planning and board order priority processes.  Analysis includes, but isn’t limited to: paper machine cycle integrity, allocated tons by paper machine vs forecasted tons accuracy, analysis of vendor managed inventory mill production versus planned vendor managed inventory production, and mill machine capacity required to meet machine order backlogs.
  • Develop standard operating procedures for fiber scheduling and planning systems.
  • Participate in strategic project initiatives as assigned.
  • Participates in operations and scheduling/planning meetings.
  • Report scheduling and operation metrics to include mill throughput targets, trim loss, warehousing, transportation, inventory, backlogs and industry requirements.
  • Mange third party converter scheduling and identify opportunities to utilize excess inventory through rework opportunities
  • Perform other Tactical Planning functions as appropriate: Resolve late demand and exceptions, update production run dates, trouble shoot and mitigate supply and demand imbalance, maintain minimum and maximum block length and correct / maintain data integrity elements


  • 2 years of supply chain operations in a complex manufacturing and logistics organization.
  • Development of strategic and long range planning
  • Cost improvement identification and implementation
  • Development and implementation of vendor managed inventory solutions.
  • Familiar with sales & operations planning processes.


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Advanced computer skills including a significant understanding of ERP (e.g. SAP, JDE, etc.) systems.
  • Preferred candidate will have minimum of one year experience working in Kinaxis / Rapid Response advanced planning software
  • Intermediate to advanced experience with Excel, Access, and other analytical software tools.


  • Work involves confidential and sensitive information.  Discretion is essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and execute analytical plans.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills, detail orientation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize, collaborate and communicate with all levels of employees and management.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare reports and professional communication documents.
  • Positive verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to contribute to a team oriented work environment.
  • Ability to use technology to resolve business issues.
  • Ability to travel 15%.

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

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

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