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Title:  Board Analyst

Requisition ID:  10770-159
Location: 

Hamel, MN, US, 55340

Category:  Production Control and Planning
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  86

The primary responsibility of the Scheduler/Planner is to manage the scheduling and raw material consumption and the analyzing of raw material levels, managing purchase orders, overall inventories and aged inventory of Board for the production departments. The incumbent acts as a strategic business partner with Sales, Operations, Support staff and Procurement. Incumbents partner with Operations and Procurement to maintain sufficient levels of raw materials used in the label printing/finishing processes. Responsible for scheduling and optimum sequencing of materials and production for Sheeting, Printing, support downstream departments and the Master Schedule.  In addition, the Scheduler/Planner schedules all aspects of manufacturing and machine time.  This role is also responsible for minimizing raw material and WIP inventory, set-up costs, unfavorable efficiency variances, and downtime relating to material availability

 


Required Skills

Scheduler/Planner

 

  1. Responsible for physical scheduling of all machines and production activities for operating departments within the Hamel facility.
  2. Plans and orders raw material from approved vendors to support the production schedules for assigned departments.
  3. Responsible for monitoring raw materials and WIP inventory levels within established tolerances for items produced or purchased for the assigned operating department.
  4. Monitors and adjusts production schedules based on operational performance, material availability, or changes to the Master Schedule. Responsible for communicating all schedule changes to appropriate management and insuring raw materials, WIP inventory and tooling are available to support the change.
  5. Coordinates the activities associated with expediting raw materials.
  6. Performs functions of Material Master to build and maintain item numbers.
  7. Assists Accounting Department with revised pricing and corrects P.O. prices to avoid discrepancies on invoices.
  8. Responsible for compliance with all facility food safety, food defense, and quality policies and procedures including product safety (GMPs)/Sanitation policies and procedures. Employee must continually work to promote the orderliness and cleanliness of their work area in support of AIB/5S and other company standards.
  9. Must be supportive of GPI’s Mission, Vision, and Core Values (Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork).
  10. Must be supportive and involved in GPI efforts for LEAN, 5S, Six Sigma and other Continuous Improvement programs and processes.
  11. Performs all other duties as assigned.
  12. Strives to clearly understand customer requirements and delivers results to meet or exceed customer expectations.
  13. Ability and responsibility to stop any process that is not meeting food safety requirements.
  14. Ability and responsibility to stop any process that is not meeting customer quality requirements.Serves as back up S&O Support Coordinator for those with Primary Customer Contact Responsibility.

 

      Board Analyst

  1. Analyze raw material requirements and determine the lowest cost scenario to fulfill order quantities. Place raw material Purchase orders from approved vendors to support the production schedules for assigned departments.
  2. Responsible for monitoring raw materials and WIP inventory levels within established tolerances for items produced or purchased for the assigned operating department.
  3. Complete daily Board Shortage Report to coordinate board transfers from local outside warehouses into the plant for the cutting and lamination processes.
  4. Analyze and forecast resin usage for both extrusion resins and lamination resins. Place Purchase Orders with lowest cost suppliers.
  5. Produce weekly report for aged raw materials. Determine if any aged raw materials can be substituted on any open orders to control inventory.
  6. Responsible for communicating all schedule changes to appropriate management and insuring raw materials, WIP inventory and tooling are available to support the change.
  7. Performs functions of Material Master to build and maintain item numbers. Work with R& D group to determine proper raw material items for new products.
  8. Assists Accounting Department with revised pricing and corrects P.O. prices to avoid discrepancies on invoices.
  9. Responsible for compliance with all facility food safety, food defense and quality policies, and procedures including product safety (GMPs)/Sanitation policies and procedures. Employee must continually work to promote the orderliness and cleanliness of their work area in support of AIB/5’s and other company standards.
  10. Must be supportive of GPI’s Mission, Vision, and Core Values (Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork).
  11. Must be supportive and involved in GPI efforts for LEAN, 5S, Six Sigma, and other Continuous Improvement programs and processes.
  12. Performs all other duties as assigned.
  13. Strives to clearly understand customer requirements and delivers results to meet or exceed customer expectations.
  14. Ability and responsibility to stop any process that is not meeting food safety requirements.
  15. Ability and responsibility to stop any process that is not meeting customer quality requirements.
  16. Must be supportive of GPI’s Mission, Vision, and Core Values (Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork).
  17. Must be supportive and involved in GPI efforts for LEAN, 5S, Six Sigma and other Continuous Improvement programs and processes.
  18. Performs all other duties as assigned.
  19. Strives to clearly understand customer requirements and delivers results to meet or exceed customer expectations.
  20. Ability and responsibility to stop any process that is not meeting food safety requirements.

Ability and responsibility to stop any process that is not meeting customer quality requirements

Job Requirements:

  1. Associates degree or higher in a related field and/or 5 years manufacturing experience in flexible packaging preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Must be trained on shop floor reporting systems
  3. Must have specialized scheduling training in planning and layout.
  4. Must possess excellent customer-service skills.

Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.


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.

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