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Title:  Production Planner & Scheduler

Requisition ID:  14048-159

Hamel, MN, US, 55340

Category:  Administrative Support
Travel:  No Travel Required

  1. Responsible for physical scheduling of all machines and production activities for operating departments.
  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. Works directly with other departments and agencies to ensure items are available for scheduled jobs (Plates, Job Packets, Blankets, Ink etc.).
  6. Coordinates the activities associated with expediting raw materials.
  7. Performs functions of Material Master to build and maintain item numbers.
  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/5S 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. Complete daily requisitions.
  17. Performs to or above daily, weekly, and monthly assigned metrics.
  18. Serves as liason to warehouse and customer service.

Required Skills

  • Prefer Technical School/1 Year College.
  • Requires P.C. spreadsheet, Excel, SAP, and MRP or scheduling experience.
  • Requires occasional physical effort (e.g., continuous typing, prolonged standing/bending, continuous data entry, etc.).

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet, but requires some exposure to a noisy   manufacturing environment. Occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.

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.

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