Title:  Maintenance Planner/Scheduler Sr

Requisition ID:  4042

Macon, GA, US, 31206

Department:  Manufacturing & Operations
Travel:  No Travel Required

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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.


A World of Difference. Made Possible.


Position Overview:
The Maintenance Planner plays a pivotal role in ensuring the safe and efficient execution of maintenance activities. Role involves creating comprehensive work plans that guarantee quality repairs while adhering to safety protocols. The Maintenance Planner identifies job scopes, determines root causes of issues, and devises strategies for completing tasks effectively. This includes assessing labor requirements, materials, tools, equipment, and sequencing job steps.

Job Responsibilities:


  • Collaborate with maintenance teams to determine the scope of repair jobs.
  • Develop detailed work plans outlining job requirements, timelines, and resource allocation.
  • Identify labor needs, necessary materials, special tools, and equipment for each task.
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations and procedures throughout the maintenance process.
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders and external contacts to facilitate job execution.
  • Utilize computerized maintenance management systems (e.g., SAP) to document and track maintenance activities.
  • Continuously improve maintenance processes and procedures to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Collect bids for outages including annual outage for the department.
  • Order parts and coordinate with procurement as needed.

Key Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of operations and maintenance practices.
  • Ability to prepare comprehensive job and work plans, including scope definition, skills identification, time estimates, cost estimates, and resource allocation.
  • Effective communication skills for interacting with internal teams and external stakeholders.


Job Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a Maintenance Planner.
  • Background as a journeyman level maintenance craftsperson is preferred.
  • Proficiency in basic PC skills, including excel and other MicroSoft applications.
  • Experience with computerized maintenance management systems, with preference for SAP.
  • Strong understanding of operations and maintenance principles.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interface effectively with individuals at all levels of the organization and external partners.
  • Bachelors and (6) years related experience or (9) years related experience.




Pay Range:   $76,570.00 - $102,030.00


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.


Nearest Major Market: Macon