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Title:  Production Scheduler/Planner

Requisition ID:  8059-159

Newton, IA, US, 50208

Category:  Production Control and Planning
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  87

The primary responsibility of the Scheduler/Planner is to manage the scheduling and raw material consumption and the analyzing of raw material levels, managing purchase orders, overall inventories and aged inventory of Board for the production departments. The incumbent acts as a strategic business partner with Sales, Operations, Support staff and Procurement. Incumbents partner with Operations and Procurement to maintain sufficient levels of raw materials used in the label printing/finishing processes. Responsible for scheduling and optimum sequencing of materials and production for Sheeting, Printing, support downstream departments and the Master Schedule.  In addition, the Scheduler/Planner schedules all aspects of manufacturing and machine time.  This role is also responsible for minimizing raw material and WIP inventory, set-up costs, unfavorable efficiency variances, and downtime relating to material availability.


Required Skills

  1. Associates degree or higher in a related field and/or 5 years manufacturing experience in flexible packaging preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Must be trained on shop floor reporting systems
  3. Must have specialized scheduling training in planning and layout.
  4. Must possess excellent customer-service skills.
  5. Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.

Required Experience

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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