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Title:  Coord., Shipping/Receiving III

Requisition ID:  14949-159

Kalamazoo, MI, US, 49007

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




POSITION SCOPE: This position is responsible for the procurement of raw materials. This position also provides support for routing and receiving as necessary; the daily priority of work will be 1) Material Procurement, and 2) Receiving.  This position reports directly to the Production Control Manager.


  • Place purchase orders for raw materials, as directed within the limits of purchasing authority.
  • Support internal customers by providing information regarding order status and product availability, to support production schedules.
  • Support departmental inquiries.
  • Manage day to day supplier performance to improve quality, delivery, and cost.
  • Monitor delivery schedules and inform persons affected by any late deliveries.
  • Support vendor performance measurements and tracking metrics links to business goals and objectives.
  • Search out, investigate and develop potential alternate suppliers and maintain the approved supplier list.
  • Have full comprehension of manufacturing system's purchasing procedures. Follow purchasing guidelines as established for this location and Corporate Supply Chain.
  • Implement new methods and routings/bill of materials to improve quality and productivity.
  • File all purchase orders (goods and services)
  • Sign and verify physical delivery of goods
  • Validate packing slip from good and validate receipt
  • Audit packing slip against PO to determine if delivery received is complete
  • Notify and follow up with person requisitioning product to deliver goods to designated area
  • Receive goods into SAP workflows and review those PO’s that require revising
  • Develop and audit customer packing specs
  • File the packet in the PO file (GR slip, packing slip and PO)
  • Unpack deliveries, verify product received vs PO item and quantity. Receive items in SAP, contact vendor regarding discrepancies. Pull PO (or reprint) and assemble w/packing slip for GR for 3-way filing
  • File Paperwork
  • For storeroom parts, label and put away. For non-storeroom parts, label package with PO #, date and contact recipient. Place on shelving
  • If the delivery is a chemical of any kind, apply neon green MSDS labels before it leave the storeroom or dock. Stock shelves and contact the requisitioner. If it’s a new chemical, verify its been approved via GPI web-site and create/print new labels.
  • Entrance security-verifies all visitors, contractors, vendors & delivery drives at Door C
  • Prepare packages for UPS nightly pick-ups
  • Support Storeroom RCM and compliance

Required Skills


  • High school diploma
  • Extensive knowledge about raw materials
  • SAP knowledge helpful


  • Good communication skills, ability to work effectively with internal customers and manage supplier relations
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a group
  • Ability to work overtime
  • Proficient computer skills, including the use of Microsoft Office Software, Excel, Word and Outlook

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.

Nearest Major Market: Kalamazoo

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