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Title:  Logistics Manager

Requisition ID:  12961-159
Location: 

Carol Stream, IL, US, 60188

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required

Location: Carol Stream, IL 

Business Unit/Corporate Function: Consumer Packaging Division

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.

 

Summary: The Logistics Manager is responsible for the management of the logistics staff and the transportation and handling of the company's product. This position is tasked with ensuring the product arrives on time, under budget and intact. Manages and directs the facility’s functions of Warehousing, Shipping Inventory Control, and Transportation. 

Job Functions

  • Develop, implement and manage an efficient and effective freight planning/execution process which ensures consistency across divisions and carriers, while maximizing freight revenue and reducing transportation costs.
  • Develop, implement and maintain standard operating procedures for load planning/execution operations.
  • Manage load planning activities, maximizing equipment efficiency and utilization, while reducing expenditure through careful planning and analysis.
  • Ensure carrier compliance with company policies or procedures for product transit or delivery.
  • Assures the on-time delivery of high quality materials to all departments within the plant, to include raw material, and packaging supplies. To ensure efficient continuous operations of all production departments and customer facilities.
  • Ensures efficient warehousing with timely movement of material. Monitors material handling maintenance program, space efficiency, labor efficiency and first-in-first-out movement.  Ensures proper execution and accurate documentation of order filling, shipping and receiving.
  • Responsible for implementation and effective utilization of SAP system that will ensure that all raw material and finished goods are identified, rotated and properly stored in designated locations.
  • Ensures accurate and timely shipment of finished goods to customers and semi-finished products to other Graphic Packaging International locations.
  • Provides input to the accounting, production and scheduling departments to support financial reports, period forecasts, scheduling, and annual business plan preparation.
  • Develops and ensures department policies are being applied accurately and consistently and supports the Company policies and procedures. Assures the consistent application of Company policies.
  • Utilizes the most reliable, least expensive freight services possible.
  • Responsible for the disposal of scrap generated by the plant.
  • Oversees receiving, issues documentation and resolves discrepancies by interfacing with purchasing, accounts payable and vendors as required
  • Generates reports based on data accumulated through the SAP system.
  • Must be supportive of GPI’s Mission, Vision and Core Values (Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork).
  • Must be supportive and involved in GPI efforts for LEAN, 5’s, Six Sigma and other Continuous Improvement programs and processes.
  • Participate in SQF Root Cause and Corrective Actions (from customer complaints, SQF audits, validation, and verification activities) as required.
  • Follow all procedures related to producing Safe Quality Foods (SQF).
  • Report any potentially unsafe SQF conditions or customer complaints to a person of authority to record and/or correct the situation.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

 

 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree plus 3-5 year’s work experience in similar role, distribution or manufacturing.
  • Strong knowledge of inventory processes and procedures.
  • Previous experience and knowledge of scheduling.
  • Should have excellent organizational skills, previous budget-planning and reconciling skills, and the ability to problem-solve and implement solutions.
  • Strong skills in MS Office - Word and Excel.
  • Attention to details, ability to work at a fast pace and multitask.

 

DISCLAIMER

The above job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

 

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.  Please apply at www.graphicpkg.com

 

 

 


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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 EEO is the Law Poster.


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