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Title:  Materials Coordinator

Requisition ID:  14033-159
Location: 

Pittston, PA, US, 18640

Category:  Production Control and Planning
Travel:  No Travel Required

  • Compile data for daily production and downtime reports as well as weekly and monthly summaries of each.
  • Accurately manage the shipment materials in accordance with the plant’s production schedule and master plan in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Coordinate the flow and delivery of all raw materials to ensure the production floor has all necessary components to produce finished goods.
  • Synchronize with the warehouse to guarantee materials arrive, maximizing storage space for finished goods production and storage.
  • Maintain records in ERP system to ensure visibility to management and corporate demand planning team.
  • Requisition materials and maintain a 3-month outlook according to the master plan.
  • Review delivery date changes systematically for coordination with purchasing and production.
  • Arrange in-plant transfers from off-site warehouse(s) to meet production schedule.
  • Ability to compute material required as it applies to the manufacturing process and alert sales team of inventory level and forecast change needs.   
  • Run inventory reports, reviewing status and locations for accuracy.
  • Inventory records are to be reviewed daily, providing the production control manager and scheduling coordinator with daily updates about exceptions.
  • Keeps track of new customer orders and product requirements.
  • Review BOM (bill of material) changes and new item initiation in accordance with plant scheduling and sales.
  • Assist with the finalization of new items, checking for accuracy, requesting costing from finance and ensure accurate receiving will occur on the production floor prior to initial production run.
  • Assist with physical inventories as needed
  • Filing as needed

Required Skills

  • A High School diploma and/or 2-year degree in Business Administration or related field is preferred. 3-5 years of relevant work experience in a manufacturing setting
  • Intermediate proficiency level in the Microsoft Office Suite, with an emphasis on Microsoft Excel (i.e. pivot tables, formulas, graphs, charts).  
  • Competent math skills (i.e. basic math, percentages, ratios, decimals and formulas)
  • Experience working with ERP/ MRP systems, QAD experience a plus
  • Experience working in a manufacturing and production environment is preferred

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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