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Title:  Production Scheduler/Planner II

Requisition ID:  17350-159
Location: 

Auburn, IN, US, 46706

Category:  Production Control and Planning
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 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.

We are seeking a candidate to join our company as a Production Scheduler/Planner II. We offer outstanding opportunities for our employees to advance their careers through on the job training and job progression. These are skilled trade positions where our employees build successful careers in the Printing & Packaging industry.

We offer a wide array of benefits including, but not limited to, Paid Vacation, Holidays, optional Health, Dental, and Life Insurance, health spending accounts as well as 401(k) with matching funds. Employees may voluntarily elect Pet Insurance, Home & Auto Insurance Programs, Purchasing Power, Tuition Reimbursement, Aflac, Lifelock Identity Protection, and Hyatt Legal Services. Tobacco Cessation and Employee Assistance/Referral Program, Uniform Service, Safety Shoe, and Safety Prescription-Eyewear benefits are also available.

POSITION PURPOSE

- Schedule and coordinate flow of work and materials within or between departments of the plant.

- Reviews master production schedule and work orders, establishes priorities for specific customer orders, and revises schedule according to work order specifications, establishes priorities, and evaluates availability or capabilities of workers, parts, material, machines, and equipment.

JOB FUNCTIONS

- Manages daily production needs for equipment over a 24-48 hour period (minimum)

- Creates and maintains daily schedule to balance efficiencies and customer needs

- Schedules according to Corporate guidelines and inventory goals.

- Maintains work in process (WIP) inventories to maintain appropriate inventory levels

- Collaborates with customer service to achieve maximum throughput and meet customer requirements.

- Monitors aging materials.

- Requisitions paperboard and pallets

- Requisitions corrugate

- Maintains purchase requisitions and orders

- Processes SAP workflows

- Maintains raw material inventories to maximize inventory turns and remain operational

- Ensures schedule meets shipping commitments to all customers

- Advises customer service of any unplanned delays in delivery commitments

- Confers with department supervisors to determine progress of work, to provide information on scheduling changes, and to schedule preventative maintenance on equipment

- Reviews and communicates production commitments to shipping

- Researches, compiles, and prepares reports as directed

- Assesses and makes recommendations to Production Manager on manpower needs including increases and decreases

- Serves as partial back-up to Production Control Manager

- Serves as back-up and support for Logistics

- Shares an obligation to protect and strengthen Graphic Packaging International’s good reputation in our relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, investors, and governmental agencies, and to act consistently with our core values: Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

- BS degree in related field and/or equivalent experience in a converting facility is preferred

- Computer Skills: Microsoft Office, and database/scheduling programs

- Requires use of all general office equipment (e.g. fax, copier, telephone, etc.)

- On call scheduling, logistics, and materials resource outside normal work hours

- Professional oral and written communication skills

- Detail oriented, self-starter, organized

- Ability to work overtime (greater than 40 hours per week)


Required Experience






At Graphic Packaging International, we produce the paper cup that held your coffee this morning, the basket that transported those bottles of craft beer you enjoyed last weekend, and the microwave tray that heated your gourmet meal last night. 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 products. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, we are collaborative, diverse, innovative individuals who create inspired packaging while giving back to our communities. With over 25,000 employees working in more than 130 locations worldwide, we strive to be environmentally responsible 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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