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Title:  Inventory & Production Reporting Specialist

Requisition ID:  12960-159

New Albany, IN, US, 47150

Category:  Accounting and Finance
Travel:  No Travel Required

The Inventory and Production Reporting Specialist is primarily responsible for the accuracy of production data and inventory reporting, including managing the corrections of any errors reported and completing the final review prior to submitting for financial review.  This role ensures that underlying data on inventory and production value is accurate in the financial results of the company.

  • Maintain >=90% compliance rating between actual shop floor reporting and the division policies.
  • Partner with Operational Leadership team to create action plan when compliance rating is below 90%
  • Ensures accuracy of Raw Materials, WIP and Finished Goods Inventory balances and quantities.
  • Reviews and closes all production orders.
  • Identifies and corrects transactional errors for production related entries found in local ERP system (i.e. End of Shift Reports). Reports error findings to Finance and plant management.  Partners with them to develop Corrective Action Plan.
  • Acts as Subject Matter Expert and trainer for plant employees on Microsoft NAVISION (PrintVis). Trains employees on correct ways to utilize and accurately enter data into software.
  • Manages daily cycle counts for raw materials and finished goods by auditing the physical counts to the system quantities and examining/reporting any variances found.
  • Process inventory adjustments when needed to reflect overruns, quality issues, phantom inventory, etc. once approved by leadership and/or Finance.
  • Manages consignment inventory by performing/auditing monthly inventory count, comparing incoming inventory to previous month end numbers and determining period usage.
  • Reports production information on a daily basis to Finance and Plant Management.
  • Completes other tasks as requested by the Finance Department.
  • Completes other tasks as requested by Plant Management, if approved by the Finance Department.


Language Skills

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Essential Job Functions

  • Work Schedule
    • Typical schedule consists of M-F assignment; however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.
    • Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.
  • Physical Demands
  • Work Environment
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is regularly exposed to dust, fumes, vibration, toxic conditions, powder spray, heat, cold, and potential work hazards from the dryers.
    • The noise level in the work environment is loud.
    • Personal Protective Equipment is required. This includes safety toe shoes, safety glasses, ear protections, and gloves.  Other PPE may be required for specific tasks.
    • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 8-hours; Ability to work overtime.
    • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
    • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
    • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.

Required Skills

  • Professional oral and written skills
  • 10% - 15% travel required
  • Ability to interact with shop floor personnel, plant management and Finance
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Self-starter
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Analytical Skills – able to structure and process qualitative or quantitative data and draw conclusions from it.
  • Action Oriented – enjoys working hard and is full of energy
  • Customer Focus – is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers
  • Ethics and Values – adheres to an appropriate and effective set of core values (personal and company) during both good and bad times
  • Learning on the Fly – learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement
  • Priority Setting – uses time efficiently; spends time on what’s important; effectively communicates roadblocks that cannot be overcome

Required Experience

  • Minimum of High School Diploma, GED; Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business or similar discipline preferred or equivalent experience
  • 1 -3 years of manufacturing experience. Including experience in inventory Control and Manufacturing Production reporting preferred
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office (especially Excel)


 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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