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Title:  Supply Chain Analyst

Requisition ID:  17861 - 159
Location: 

Elk Grove Village, IL, US, 60007

Category:  Supply Chain, Logistics and Procurement
Travel:  No Travel Required

Location: Elk Grove Village, IL  

Grade: 91

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.

 

Job Functions

The successful candidate will be responsible for inventory management and waste reduction of multiple MRO categories of spend.  The goal of this newly created position is to minimize working capital, by implementing effective inventory management practices.

  • Responsible for accurate releasing of raw materials to suppliers and the scheduling of delivery appointments.
    • Areas of responsibility include, corrugated, ink, coating, pallets, stretch film, shrink film, glue, finishing belts.
  • Monitor delivery performance of raw materials suppliers and trucking companies.
  • Develop/implement new processes to improve departmental efficiency.
  • Requests purchase orders for components and materials.
  • Analyst is responsible for ensuring effective management of all raw- packaging- and WIP materials in order to minimize potential losses for the organization.
  • Actively manage monthly aging inventory by working cross-functionally with Marketing- Sales- Finance- Supply- Demand- and Materials to identify potential RPW Waste.
  • Implement a preferred vendor program (stretch film, pallets, etc.) & vendor scorecard system.
  • Supplier liaison (single point of contact/gate keeper)
  • Develop and implement new processes to improve material tracking and inventory control efficiency, i.e. materials movements within the plant and in SAP.
  • Drive inventory reduction efforts of purchased materials to avoid aging.
  • Actively manage monthly aging inventory by working collaboratively with all production departments and suppliers around root causes.
  • Collect- analyze- and evaluate data to improve supply chain process efficiency and minimize waste.
  • Leverage the analysis for monthly leadership reviews to identify root causes and action to be taken
  • Responsible for managing all receiving for the complex including all service invoices and incoming parts Pos. Maintaining workflow issues and reconciling any AP issues as needed.
  • Relieves inventory consumed at consignment warehouses and reconciles as necessary.
  • Manages the warehouse monitor and reconciles ages or missing pallets daily with the IPRs and third-party warehouses.
  • Provides backup for Load Planning of all outbound shipments to external customers and GPI facilities, including completion of export documentation.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (Supply Chain- Operations- Logistics- Industrial Engineering- etc.) or equivalent experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and time management skills
  • Ability to meet extremely tight deadlines with logical problem-solving
  • Excellent follow-up and accountability skills.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and communication skills.

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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