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Title:  Scheduler/Planner, Production II

Requisition ID:  18193-159
Location: 

Gresham, OR, US, 97230

Category:  Production Control and Planning
Travel:  No Travel Required

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. 

 

Planner Scheduler

 

MISSION / SUMMARY:

Works with current planner/scheduler to plan and schedule all jobs for both Gresham and Vancouver facilities

JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.

 

  • Recommends and assists the Services Manager for long-range capacity requirements planning, defining capital equipment and manpower needs.
  • Actively participate in monthly Capacity Outlook planning
  • Responsible for customer on-time shipment performance from Production Capacity and Scheduling.
  • Coordinates information flow to the operating departments via production schedules.
  • Create and send out daily Zservice and Zorr reports to the Services Team.
  • Communicate Scheduling delays and update Production dates to the Services team
  • Monitors slow moving material.
  • Maintains work in process inventories to maximize inventory turns and productivity.
  • Acts as backup to coordinate the scheduling of all machines, processes, and production activities within the plants.
  • Provide primary back up support to the Gresham plant.
  • Coordinate directly with board planning, Corrugated, Customer Service teams, and Operations to schedule the plant and plan for material.
  • Acts as backup to ensure scheduling maintains shipping commitments for effective service to all customers and advises sales of any unplanned delays.
  • Create and execute requisitions on outside sheeting and production jobs.

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE / EDUCATION:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred. 2-5 years manufacturing experience in packaging preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Training on shop floor reporting systems preferred.
  • Scheduling training in planning preferred.
  • Must possess excellent customer-service skills.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be capable of creating and working within spreadsheets. 
  • Experience with SAP a plus.

 

SKILLS:

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to positively influence people
  • Good organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate strong leadership and teamwork to ensure safe and efficient operations
  • Ability to align with and champion company and location policies and procedures

 

SCHEDULE DEMANDS:

 

  • General schedule is an M-F assignment. Employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Sitting or standing for extended periods up to 8 -hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Wear PPE when required:  Safety shoes, safety glasses, hearing protection etc.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office equipment.

 

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Customer Focus
  • Planning
  • Priority Setting
  • Drive for Results
  • Timely Decision Making
  • Problem Solving
  • Functional/Technical Skills and Knowledge

 

GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, LLC 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, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster

 

 

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. 

 

Planner Scheduler

 

MISSION / SUMMARY:

Works with current planner/scheduler to plan and schedule all jobs for both Gresham and Vancouver facilities

JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.

 

  • Recommends and assists the Services Manager for long-range capacity requirements planning, defining capital equipment and manpower needs.
  • Actively participate in monthly Capacity Outlook planning
  • Responsible for customer on-time shipment performance from Production Capacity and Scheduling.
  • Coordinates information flow to the operating departments via production schedules.
  • Create and send out daily Zservice and Zorr reports to the Services Team.
  • Communicate Scheduling delays and update Production dates to the Services team
  • Monitors slow moving material.
  • Maintains work in process inventories to maximize inventory turns and productivity.
  • Acts as backup to coordinate the scheduling of all machines, processes, and production activities within the plants.
  • Provide primary back up support to the Gresham plant.
  • Coordinate directly with board planning, Corrugated, Customer Service teams, and Operations to schedule the plant and plan for material.
  • Acts as backup to ensure scheduling maintains shipping commitments for effective service to all customers and advises sales of any unplanned delays.
  • Create and execute requisitions on outside sheeting and production jobs.

 

BACKGROUND / EXPERIENCE / EDUCATION:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred. 2-5 years manufacturing experience in packaging preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Training on shop floor reporting systems preferred.
  • Scheduling training in planning preferred.
  • Must possess excellent customer-service skills.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be capable of creating and working within spreadsheets. 
  • Experience with SAP a plus.

 

SKILLS:

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to positively influence people
  • Good organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate strong leadership and teamwork to ensure safe and efficient operations
  • Ability to align with and champion company and location policies and procedures

 

SCHEDULE DEMANDS:

 

  • General schedule is an M-F assignment. Employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Sitting or standing for extended periods up to 8 -hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Wear PPE when required:  Safety shoes, safety glasses, hearing protection etc.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office equipment.

 

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Customer Focus
  • Planning
  • Priority Setting
  • Drive for Results
  • Timely Decision Making
  • Problem Solving
  • Functional/Technical Skills and Knowledge

 

GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, LLC 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, sex, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, handicap, or disability, marital status, veteran 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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