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Title:  Demand and Network Supply Planner

Requisition ID:  16515-159
Location: 

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Supply Chain, Logistics and Procurement
Travel:  No Travel Required

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 19,000 employees working in more than 80 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

 

We offer compensation and benefit programs that are among the best in the industry. With competitive base salaries, 401(k) plans and benefits offerings, we strive to reward talented people who make our company successful.

 

 

MISSION / SUMMARY:

The Mill division of Graphic Packaging International operates 15 paper machines in eight paper mills, producing 4MM tons/year across three substrates.  Our board is used for folding cartons, hot cups, cold cups, paper plates, aseptic packaging, and many other applications.  It is a predominantly make-order business with domestic and export sales to both internal and external customers.

 

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

The Mill Supply Chain Demand/Master Planner leads the Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) activities for the Mill division.  This includes working closely with the sales team to develop sales forecasts for all three substrates (SUS, CRB, and SBS).  Currently, this role also works with operations to create the initial SBS production plan by assigning the sales forecast to the four SBS machines and three extruders.  In the future, the position’s responsibilities will include creating the initial supply plans for SUS and CRB as well.  Responsibilities of this position also include highlighting supply/demand imbalances, leading the process to address them (e.g. constraining demand), and maintaining the allocation system in SAP.

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 10 years experience in pulp and/or pulp manufacturing
  • Experience with SAP.
  • Excellent analytical skills, including proficiency with Excel.
  • Strong communication skills, including proficiency with PowerPoint.
  • Ability to master quantitative details but not get mired down in them when presenting.
  • General understanding of supply chain concepts and manufacturing operations & equipment.
  • Experience with advanced planning software (e.g. Kinaxis) preferred.

 

 

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE:

  • Four-year degree preferred or; 10 years of compensatory closely related work experience required in lieu of degree.

 

 

SKILLS:

  • Customer focus
  • Organizing
  • Process management
  • Composure
  • Comfort around higher management
  • Priority setting
  • Action oriented
  • Drive for results

 

SCHEDULE DEMANDS:

  • General schedule is an 8-hour M-F assignment, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 8-hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.
  • Ability to work safely in the manufacturing environment, including working with industrial chemicals and manufacturing machines.

 

 

GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, LLC 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.

 


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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 Poster, EEO is the Law.


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