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Title:  IoT Integration Manufacturing

Requisition ID:  20427-159

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Information Technology
Travel:  No Travel Required


To support and maintain the manufacturing / shop floor data collection processes and enhancements; the mission of this position is to sustain and improve the communication, process and documentation while working closely with the manufacturing business teams to gather requirements and to manage enhancements through the SDLC, via requirements, use cases, communication, etc. In addition, the lead analyst will provide oversite of other analysts to coordinate and facilitate the work of cross-functional company resources assigned to technology projects.  This position may also assist in routine maintenance for specific modules in the company’s suite of business applications.  This position collaborates with business process owners to foster a positive IT customer relations environment.



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


The Lead Business Analyst, IT – IoT Integration Manufacturing is responsible for the following functions:

  • Define information business systems requirements jointly working with management and professional staff in user departments. Technical solutions must satisfy the business needs for the future, i.e., take into account Company growth and customer service objectives.
  • Develop working relationships with a diverse group of business resources and gain an understanding of the complex nature of the Company’s business. Maintain familiarity with the business plans of the Company and the departments serviced. Remain knowledgeable of information technology and Company business operations.
  • Lead up to 4 Business Systems Analysts. Guide resources on his/her team to foster completion of individual responsibilities, providing input on resources needed, and consulting schedule to ensure timely completion of project and meeting deadlines, familiar with the systems scope and project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member in order to effectively complete the activities of the work team.
  • Provide support for designated application systems. Augment and facilitate the design, development, and implementation of enhancements to existing business systems; including integration with existing and emerging enterprise technologies, i.e. production data collection, IOT, manufacturing planning systems, BI and SAP systems.
  • Provide guidance in creating standards, testing procedures, version control, etc. Maintain a professional awareness of tools and techniques that might be used to improve the quality of service.
  • Participate in audit and ITGC functions in overall areas of responsibility
  • Liaison to operations leadership for converting business
  • Responsible for supporting Industrial IoT implementation related to MES and SCADA Ignition systems support, triage, documentation, enhancements, testing, etc. Work with the business teams to manage and document enhancements through the SDLC, requirements, use cases, communication, etc.


  • Other duties as assigned

 - Project Management

  • Ensures all projects are executed in accordance to established GPI IT governance practices
  • Foster cross-functional relationships inter- and intra-departmentally for effective project management
  • Execute assigned projects and track the completion of major milestones
  • At least 25% travel domestically can be expected.




  • B.S. Computer Engineering or Computer Science, or equivalent.
  • 10 years of proven progressive IT experience, including 5 years in the Packaging Industry. 
  • 5 years of Analyst level experience with large scale projects, especially in manufacturing processes



Specialized or Technical Knowledge:

  • 10 years IT experience including 5 years with manufacturing and shop floor systems. Experience in both implementation and application support is desired.  General experience should include systems architecture and business processes similar to those at GPI. 
  • 5 years project management experience
  • Experience with Microsoft technologies including Windows Server and SQL Server.
  • Experience with supporting applications written in languages (Python scripting, Java, C#, etc).



Other Required Skills:

  • Strong understanding of business operations and best industry practices
  • Strong mathematical abilities
  • Demonstrated perceptual and analytical thinking
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to translate technical information into language non-technical people will understand
  • Experience effectively leading and/or influencing an organization of senior professionals
  • Ability to identify deficiencies in technical work and implementation plans, and to identify schedule conflicts
  • Fortitude to demand excellence from self and others
  • Strong leadership to lead effective project and staff meetings
  • Tenacity to set and achieve complex objectives from multiple teams to meet business objective, and to effectively manage cross-functional resources


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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