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Title:  Shipping/Receiving Coordinator

Requisition ID:  16697-159

Solon, OH, US, 44139

Category:  Supply Chain, Logistics and Procurement
Travel:  No Travel Required

As a Shipping & Receiving Coordinator you are responsible for the operation of the Shipping, Receiving and Inventory Control functions of the Solon, OH facility to ensure workload is completed safely in an accurate timely manner within goals and guidelines. 


  • Work with a “Safety First” mindset 
  • Receive, Ship, and perform Inventory Cycle Counts
  • Schedule trucks through GPI systems such as SAP and TMS
  • Verify and keep accurate records on incoming and outgoing shipments
  • Work closely with Customer Service, Production and Scheduling
  • Oversee the receiving of raw materials and other miscellaneous material, visually inspect for damage, verify count, quality, and accuracy, and ensure transport of the materials to the designated production department in a safe and damage-free manner


Manage Warehouse:

  • Ensure Warehouse is clean and organized
  • Inventories are accurate
  • Enter Maintenance work notifications when needed
  • Complete Daily, Weekly, and Monthly standard work
  • File and process paperwork in accordance with the established procedures
  • Complete / Audit SQF cleaning procedure for Shipping



  • Inspect, receive into the computer system in a timely manner so Inventory is accurate, and help to coordinate the receiving of product and raw materials against packing slip.
  • Receiving, unloading production supplies, staging materials in specified areas, sign and date the tally.
  • Notify buyers once materials are received and any discrepancies between actual shipment received and packing slip and/or Purchase Order.
  • Inspect items for shipping damage. Document all damage found on corresponding receiving tally and include the following information:  description of damage, amount of damage
  • Assist with preparation of shipment including taken pictures, writing Bill of Lading/s (BOL) and other required documentation.
  • Dispose of scrap material when authorized.
  • Copy, distribute, and collect the following documents daily:
  • Generation of Bills of Lading and delivery notes for transport orders
  • Schedule inbound delivery appointments
  • All packages received via UPS, Fed Ex, Airborne, or by courier are considered small packages. Each package will be opened (except address to HR and Plant manager) and its contents verified against the packing list which will be signed and dated. Packages will be staged in the central receiving area or delivered to appropriate party as necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or outlined by plant management and supervision
    • Trailer Quality checklist,
    • Loading / Unloading checklist




  • Monitors scheduled releases to coordinate and schedule trucks to meet customer delivery needs by set up Load Plans
  • Inspect trucks prior to loading
  • Generate shipping documentation to include Bills of Lading and Packing Lists
  • Verify freight bills to ensure weights and rates are correct.
  • Issue a seal for all complete truckloads of food grade cartons.
  • Provide accounting with necessary information to invoice in a timely manner.
  • Investigate discrepancies with the carriers (freight line offices)
  • Schedule truck pick up for scrap waste paper


Inventory Control:

  • Conduct cycle counts for all inventory types.
  • Investigate and reconcile Inventory discrepancies
  • Work with IPR and Production Supervisors to resolve all differences between production reporting quantities and actual quantities moved to Finished Goods.
  • Maintain inventory control records for Warehouse and ensure the accuracy, and completeness, of all inventory items and Finished Goods.
  • Set aside time for helping A/P to close out all goods receipts for the month. At month end work to clear any unresolved issues.


Required Skills


  • Three years of Warehouse/Transportation experience
  • Experience in shipping/receiving, storeroom is a plus, 2-5 years’ experience preferred
  • Demonstrated use Microsoft Office required include a high proficiency with Excel and Word
  • Demonstrated communication skills both verbal and written
  • Action oriented and demonstrated ability to work with limited direction
  • Demonstrated ability to manage time effectively and successfully handle multiple tasks
  • A thorough knowledge of both receiving/shipping/ inventory systems both computerized and manual
  • Working knowledge of SAP desirable.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent



  • Work is completed in a production environment
  • Frequent exposure to noise; hearing protection is provided.
  • Frequent standing and walking on concrete surface.
  • Frequent squatting, bending, twisting
  • Must be able to work alone on a regular basis.
  • Frequent lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Frequent pushing/pulling.


Position hours are Friday - Monday 7am-5pm

Must be able to work weekdays as needed to back up Shipping Supervisor

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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