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Title:  Production Control Manager

Requisition ID:  9060-159
Location: 

Lebanon, TN, US, 37087

Category:  Production Control and Planning
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  95

Job Description:

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. 

Position Purpose

Provide leadership and supervision to office and production work teams and serve as the link to plant management. Facilitate team meetings, intervene as necessary to keep the team’s goals and results consistent with company direction, and work with the team members to develop their full potential. Mgr. Production Control III, in conjunction with the team, is responsible for material and finished goods inventory levels, product quality, product quantity, team member safety, and department housekeeping.

Job Functions

  • Manage office personnel and assist others to meet and exceed production goals.
  • Schedule all machines to fulfill customer orders accurately and promptly.
  • Order board and maintain board list to ensure type and quantity of board is available.
  • Oversee scheduling. Adjust as needed due to material handling issues, maintenance and production issues and keeping customer’s informed if it does not meet their expectations.
  • Communicate with customers to maintain and develop relationships.
  • Maintain customer information, including creating new customers as needed.
  • Maintain item information, including creating new items and prices changes as needed.
  • Maintain min/max quantities to create jobs as needed.
  • Provide month end reports to Finance Manager as required. (i.e. Board & Finished Goods Inventories)
  • Help team achieve goals and responsible for personnel issues, including required discipline.
  • Encourage and lead team members to work in a safe manner and to seek improvement in work practices.
  • Assure that the team maintains quality standards.
  • Aid the team in problem resolution and assure that testing and product development is carried out in a professional manner.
  • Participate in Root Cause and Corrective Actions (from customer complaints, SQF audits, validation, and verification activities) as required.
  • Responsible for his/her individual performance.
  • Share an obligation to protect and strengthen Graphic Packaging International’s good reputation in our relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, investors, and governmental agencies, and act consistently with our core values: Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Essential Job Functions include the following:

  • Frequent/strenuous physical effort (lifting, moving heavy objects, etc.) required.
  • Must be able to push, pull, and carry up to 40 pounds.
  • Frequently exposed to conditions involving noise, fumes, and hazardous chemicals.
  • Flexibility to work any shift: Monday – Thursday Days 5:30am – 3:30pm, Nights 3:30pm, to 1:30am, Weekends Friday – Sunday 5:30am -5:300pm
  • Must be able to work overtime as required.
  • Required PPE: Steel Toe Shoes/Safety Glasses/Ear Protection/Gloves

 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

 

Required Skills:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field or equivalent work experience, advanced degree preferred
  • Inventory & Material Management
  • Leadership experience and/or attributes, including the ability to motivate people to perform at high levels
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel. (Experience with QuickBooks a plus)
  • Paperboard packaging experience preferred
  • Purchasing experience preferred

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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 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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