Title:  Production Planner/Scheduler III

Requisition ID:  4124

Stone Mountain, GA, US, 30083

Department:  Hourly Plant & Mill (Except Maintenance Roles)
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.


Job Functions






















  • Review and plan for all new production jobs entered into SAP
  • Schedule production and trial orders and Perform Job Completion process for all machine operations.
  • Coordinate inbound raw material flow with Production Control Procurement Coordinator and inform Operations Manager with delivery disruptions.
  • Attend and contribute to daily operations meetings; supply update on shipments status, new job planning and schedule to plan status.
  • Communicate production issues that may jeopardize shipments
  • Conduct production job review prior to releasing jobs to operations.
  • Supply Sales and Customer Service with lead times and delivery date changes and communicate under and over runs that are outside of customer requirements. 
  • Responsible for production order changes related to material, equipment, and MMR’s.
  • Maintain Plant Capacity Worksheet, utilizing Scheduling module in ERP system.
  • Cross train with Production Planner to manage MRP module in ERP System
  • Supply Operations with Roll Picklist to maintain FIFO
  • Identify all non-conforming rolls in warehouse and designate their usability with Management. Determine if Rolls need to be put on a Claim, sold, or runnable.
  • Work with Management and Corporate to sell damaged and unusable Rolls. Document all sold rolls.
  • Participate in Quarterly Inventory’s

Required Skills


  • Communicate well with others, prioritize effectively, and understand manufacturing
  • Demonstrate independent problem-solving resolution and make complex decisions
  • Must be assertive, questions, challenging with good organizational skills
  • Have good written and oral English communication skills
  • Proficient at Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint and SAP
  • Must be detail oriented, have excellent math and analytical skills


Required Experience


  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience in Manufacturing
  • BS degree in Operations, Purchasing, Business, Engineering or equivalent; strongly preffered



Salary Min:   $56,490.00

Salary Mid:   $70,560.00

Salary Max:  $84,630.00


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: Atlanta