Title:  Production Scheduling Supervisor

Requisition ID:  22023-159

Lawrenceburg, TN, US, 38464

Category:  Production Control and Planning
Travel:  No Travel Required

The Production Scheduling Supervisor is responsible for planning and scheduling the plant functions for production scheduling and inventory availability to ensure the efficient and on-time deliveries for customer orders.  He/She organizes and executes scheduling and capacity planning processes for various product lines and equipment.

Job Functions:

  • Coordinates the tasks of planners in scheduling of all machines, processes, and production activities within the plants. Responsible for customer on-time shipment performance.
  • Ensures adequate plant inventory levels for work-in-process and finished goods, optimizes inventory investments in relationship to plant efficiencies and scrap rates.
  • Coordinates information flow to the operating departments via production schedules and daily communications.
  • Process orders and create schedule for equipment.
  • Updates daily schedule to balance efficiencies and customer needs.
  • Maintains appropriate safety stocks of finished goods inventory.
  • Maintains and purchases raw materials, manages inventories to maximize inventory turns and remain operational.
  • Monitors aged inventory of raw material and work in process (WIP).
  • Maintains work in process inventories to maximize inventory turns and productivity.
  • Ensures scheduling maintains shipping commitments for effective service to all customers and advises sales of any unplanned delays. Coordinates with shipping department to meet customer needs.
  • Perform Material Master Functions to build and maintain production item numbers.
  • Coordinates movement of material transferred between plants for processing.
  • 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 SQF/5S and other company standards.
  • Must be supportive of GPI’s Mission, Vision, and Core Values (Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork).
  • Must be supportive and involved in GPI efforts for LEAN, 5S, Six Sigma and other Continuous Improvement programs and processes.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.
  • Strives to clearly understand customer requirements and delivers results to meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • 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.
  • Serves as back-up to Production Control Manager for scheduling and inventory responsibilities.

Required Skills

  • Must possess excellent customer-service skills.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have specialized scheduling training in planning and layout.
  • Must be willing to be on call for 24/7 production facility.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred.
  • 5 years manufacturing experience in flexible packaging preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.

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.

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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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