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Title:  Production Planner/Scheduler

Requisition ID:  7856-159
Location: 

Atlanta, GA, US, 30328

Category:  Production Control and Planning
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  85

Position Title:            Production, Planner/Scheduler

Organizational Unit: Packaging Machinery Division

Location:                     Atlanta, GA           

Description: 

Responsible for processing engineering releases and for maintaining machine and section production orders, machine forecasts, and bill of materials used to calculate the required dates and quantities to meet the production schedule. Responsible for organizing, scheduling, and placing parts with subcontractors. Must work well with all work groups to communicate and address scheduling issues to all departments, and cover the other coordinators required duties as well when absent.

Job Responsibilities: 

    • Must work well at all levels of the organization to communicate and address scheduling issues.
    • Work with machine shop leader/s to determine what and how much work to subcontract out and when. Group parts for subcontractor/s and for in-house manufacturing which best fits the current and future work load.
    • Communicate with subcontractors by sending quote requests, models, drawings, engineering changes and schedule changes
    • Communicate with manufacturing on hot parts, less than lead time machine orders and when necessary route less difficult parts to better meet due dates.
    • Update the Production Schedule report with part status.
    • Process engineering releases for machines being built at the site.
    • Transfer bills of material from PDM database, update machine production order, and create section production orders for engineering releases of machines and sections.
    • Process engineering change release, by changing machine and section production orders, and notifying fabrication, purchasing and materials on how they are affected by the change.
    • Communicate with engineering, assembly, purchasing, parts department to assure machine & parts ship on time.
    • Plan, create, release, and compile Production Orders to meet MRP schedule deadlines.
    • Process engineering releases in SAP, create machine production order upon receipt of machine data sheet, and create production orders for customer’s orders.
    • Communicate and negotiate scheduling issues with the production schedule with Materials, Parts Service, PDC/Atlanta, Machinery Sales, and Assembly Departments.
    • Provide support in handling Production Order errors and changes. Maintain MRP Master Data to allow MRP to properly plan future production requirements.
    • Coordinate scheduling activities in machine shop leader/s absence. Substitute components and operations to accelerate Production Order deliveries as required meeting established due dates.
    • Communicate component shortages to purchasing to help expedite the components in a timely manner.
    • Daily run the exception and past due report.
    • Recognize unsafe working conditions and immediately report them to the department supervisor or lead person. 

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE: 

  • 2-5 years’ experience in a machine shop or manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Demonstrated use Microsoft Office required.
  • Demonstrated communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Action oriented and demonstrated ability to work with limited direction.
  • Demonstrated ability to read blueprint drawings.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively use organizational skills to perform administrate tasks, effectively manage time and successfully manage multiple tasks. 

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain/Logistics or equivalent preferred.
    • 2-5 years’ experience in a machine shop or manufacturing environment preferred.
    • Knowledge of ERP system in a manufacturing environment a plus.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Work is completed in an assembly environment; high speed equipment, forklift equipment, robotic systems as well as in an office setting.
  • Frequent exposure to noise; hearing protection is provided.
  • Frequent standing and walking on concrete surface.
  • Frequent work completed while sitting at a desk using a computer.
  • Occasional squatting, bending and twisting.
  • Occasional pushing/pulling.
  • Occasional pushing/pulling.
  • Occasional lifting to 50lbs.

Required Skills

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE: 

  • 2-5 years’ experience in a machine shop or manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Demonstrated use Microsoft Office required.
  • Demonstrated communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Action oriented and demonstrated ability to work with limited direction.
  • Demonstrated ability to read blueprint drawings.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively use organizational skills to perform administrate tasks, effectively manage time and successfully manage multiple tasks. 

EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain/Logistics or equivalent preferred.
    • 2-5 years’ experience in a machine shop or manufacturing environment preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Work is completed in an assembly environment; high speed equipment, forklift equipment, robotic systems as well as in an office setting.
  • Frequent exposure to noise; hearing protection is provided.
  • Frequent standing and walking on concrete surface.
  • Frequent work completed while sitting at a desk using a computer.
  • Occasional squatting, bending and twisting.
  • Occasional pushing/pulling.
  • Occasional pushing/pulling.
  • Occasional lifting to 50lbs.

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 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 EEO is the Law Poster.


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