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Title:  Production Control Manager

Requisition ID:  19238-159

Oroville, CA, US, 95965-9248

Category:  Production Control and Planning
Travel:  No Travel Required

The production control manager is responsible for the planning, coordination and control of the manufacturing processes.  The production control manager ensures that correct amount of goods and services are produced timely, efficiently, at the right cost and quality level. The scope of the job includes, but is not limited to; order planning, coordination of Customer Service and Production Control, and shipment forecast and planning.


  • Oversee the timely arrival of all raw materials and schedule production to meet customer delivery requirements.
  • Ensure that the production is cost effective, produced on-time and is of good quality.
  • Monitor the production processes and ensure schedule adjustments are made as needed.
  • Maintains and controls plant finished goods and raw material inventories
  • Manages the equipment production schedules to meet customer delivery requirements
  • Coordinate and manage the work-in-process and finished goods inventories through the SAP system.
  • Maintain positive relationships between Customer Service, Production Departments, Sales, Suppliers, and the Customer.
  • Serve as a troubleshooter resource for Customer Service and Manufacturing.
  • Manage the technology transfers between the Customer, Production Control, and Manufacturing.
  • Initiate/lead projects that improve customer satisfaction and/or reduce manufacturing costs.
  • Implement Lean Manufacturing
  • Communicates and coordinates with plant management staff the crewing, equipment, and material requirements to support production
  • Advise and communicate to the Customer Service Manager on all customer-related issues.
  • Work with managers to implement the company's policies and goals.
  • Ensuring that health and safety guidelines are followed.
  • Supervise and motivate the Production Control team.
  • Review the performance of team.
  • Identify training needs.

Required Skills

ERP system experience required; SAP preferred

Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, Word & PowerPoint

Excellent oral and written communication skills

Required Experience

7 years of management/leadership experience in the offset printing industry or similar manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Technology, Management, Packaging or similar discipline

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

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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.

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