Title:  Wood Scaler

Requisition ID:  4092

Queen City, TX, US, 75572

Department:  Supply Chain
Travel:  No Travel Required

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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.


A World of Difference. Made Possible.


Role Summary

The Wood Scaler is responsible for efficient and timely processing of fiber receipts, which also includes ensuring the quality of raw materials entering the Texarkana Paperboard Manufacturing Facility and Queen City Woodyards.  This role may at times include chip & fuel lab sampling, reconciling receipts, monitoring inventory and environmental aspects.  In many instances, the Wood Scaler is the first point of contact with truck drivers, vendors, and contractors.  As such, the Wood Scaler is an important communication link in the overall raw materials process.


Duties & Responsibilities (include but are not limited to the following):

  • Understand and enforce all safety policies with all truck drivers, vendors, contractors, and visitors
  • Enforce Texarkana Mill fiber specifications—minimum/maximum tree diameter, tree length, tree species, and poor trim
  • Communicate with the facility operations that may affect the efficiency of turnaround time & processing
  • Conduct routine load audits
  • Assist in record retention management
  • Conduct inspections of contractor activities—general yard maintenance, shipping/receiving fiber in and out of the woodyard
  • Assist in maintaining a housekeeping the interior and exterior of scalehouse facility and other areas as required
  • Track woodyard inventories where age, location and rotation are concerned as necessary
  • Create and Reconcile shipping receipts
  • Monitor and track environmental aspects of woodyard; report observed issues to Leadership
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Proficient in establishing and maintaining professional relations with Suppliers/Drivers
  • Proven written, oral, and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization and the public
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications; Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to handle confidential or sensitive information with tact, courtesy, and discretion
  • Solid organization and time management skills
  • Able to work a rotating shift schedule, holidays, weekends, and overtime
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Must be able to pass pre-employment background screening and drug screen


Salary Min:   $38,190.00

Salary Mid:   $47,690.00

Salary Max:  $57,190.00


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: Texarkana