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Title:  Production Coordinator/Planner

Requisition ID:  18443-159

Omaha, NE, US, 68137

Category:  Production Control and Planning
Travel:  No Travel Required

The primary responsibility is to coordinate the production process by working closely with Operations and Customer Service.  This individual is a key partner in ensuring a quality product is delivered to the customer on time and in full.

  • Coordinate with customer service to understand the specifications of a project, and provide estimates using system resources to calculate cost
  • Work with internal scheduling and procurement associates to provide costs based on customer specifications and production tasks
  • Assist in the coordination of production materials and processes through all stages of production, including but not limited to: system set-ups, tooling conversions, packaging specification, inks, graphics, materials management, printing, and fulfillment
  • Estimate the cost of production including but not limited to: sheeting, printing, pre-press, die cutting, and finishing
  • Assist Board Analyst in identifying raw material requirements and determine the lowest cost scenario to fulfill order quantities


Required Skills

  • Strives to clearly understand customer requirements and delivers results to meet or exceed customer expectations
  • Ability to stop any process that does not meet safety and food safety requirements
  • Ability to stop any process that does not meet customer quality requirements
  • Must be supporting of GPI's Mission, Vision, and Core Values (Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, Teamwork)
  • Ability to support GPI's efforts in Lean, 5S, Six Sigma, and other CI programs and processes

Required Experience

  • 1 years experience in logistics, production planning, or similar field
  • Strong background in Excel
  • SAP experience a plus

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. Learn more about us at

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 Poster, EEO is the Law.

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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