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Title:  Project Manager - Packaging Machinery (Crosby, MN)

Requisition ID:  10371-159
Location: 

Crosby, MN, US, 56441

Category:  Sales & Business Development
Travel:  Up to 50%
Pay Grade:  94

Position Mission/Summary 

This position is a part of a team that is responsible for the project management of GPI’s world-class packaging machinery. This role is responsible for applying professional principles, practices, and techniques to lead project teams and control project schedule, cost, and performance risks to ensure successful project completion and satisfied customers. This role has responsibility for all assigned projects managing customer orders from purchase order through installation and customer acceptance in the field. As a project manager you will represent Graphic Packaging International (GPI) in all interactions with internal and external customer(s). To be successful you will need to work closely with the sales representative the customer and other various functional groups. You will work from company policies and objectives in a focused way to serve customers satisfactorily and profitably.  The ability to work independently is essential. 

 Primary Position Responsibilities 

  • Establish clear ownership for project tasks, ensure that team members have the tools needed and provide timely feedback on project activity. Must be able to facilitate discussion and progress well.
  • Ensure customer training and installation planning aligns with customer expectations.
  • Work with OEM’s to ensure auxiliary equipment is on time.
  • Work with PMD sales to complete Customer Expectation Document.
  • Follow-up on projects in a timely and professional manner until a Site Acceptance Test is achieved.
  • Interface between, Sales, Estimating, Production, Carton Design, & Service.
  • Provide project status through weekly status reports.
  • Develop and maintain technical understanding of product lines, including features and benefits.

 Position Requirements 

  • Post-secondary degree in a technically related discipline and Project Manager Experience preferred
  • Electrical or mechanical engineering experience preferred.
  • Communicates clearly and effectively to individuals and groups, internally and externally, to exchange ideas and convey detailed information accurately
  • Able to lead cross-functional teams and champion initiatives
  • Ability to travel 30% of the time
  • Flexible with work hours based on project requirements
  • Strong capacity for critical thinking, decision-making, problem analysis and problem-solving
  • Must be self-directed, proactive and possess strong decision-making skills
  • Able to effectively explain details, creative solutions and methodology to customers
  • Strong organizational skills, detail orientation and accuracy
  • Proficiency with MS Office, SolidWorks, & Manage

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.