Title:  Maintenance Planner/Scheduler

Requisition ID:  2832

Monroe, LA, US, 71203

Department:  Planning & Scheduling
Travel:  Up to 25%

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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.


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Contributes to the effective operation of the Maintenance Department by implementation, expansion, and upkeep of the Predictive Maintenance Program (PDM).  Work in conjunction with Maintenance and Engineering Manager to coordinate repairs on equipment as needed for the reduction of unplanned downtime.


Must have the ability to comprehend and take responsibility for providing an effective and timely plan for repairs of complex troubleshooting issues involving refrigeration, electrical, mechanical or other specialized areas.  In addition, directs activities of skilled Craftsmen in absence of the RCM Manager.


Required Skills:

  1. Maintenance SAP work order management, Continuous review and update Master Data in SAP to assure it is accurate and functional. Identify work, plan and Schedule work, preventative maintenance work flow, prepare parts kits, and audit work orders for quality.
  2. Works closely with Craftsmen and Tech’s to assign Notifications for work to be completed. Works with Production Planner/Scheduler to schedule time needed for machine repairs prior to breakdowns to reduce unscheduled downtime.
  3. Reporting- Must be able to develop and present reports concerning the progression of the PM and PDM Program.
  4. Maintains adequate records of work performed on equipment and corrective action taken.
  5. Initiates Purchase Orders for repair parts or spare parts as needed, as well as initiating orders for parts to upgrade existing equipment.
  6. Conducts training for other Maintenance Department employees. Preparation work may involve attending seminars or training courses off company premises.  Subjects may be any maintenance related or technical subjects.
  7. Responsible for compliance with all facility food safety and quality policies and procedures including product safety (GMP’s)/Sanitation policies and procedures.  Employee must continually work to promote the orderliness and cleanliness of their work area in support of SQF/5’s and other company standards.
  8. Must be supportive of GPI’s Mission, Vision, and Core Values (Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork).
  9. Must be supportive and involved in GPI efforts for LEAN, 5’s, Six Sigma and other Continuous Improvement programs and processes
  10. Performs all other duties as assigned.
  11. Occasional physical effort (e.g., continuous typing, prolonged standing/bending, etc.)
  12. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to adverse conditions such as dust, noise, fumes, weather, poor lighting, or heavy machinery/equipment.


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: Monroe