Title:  Stock Room Inventory Manager (Greenfield Startup - Waco Texas)

Requisition ID:  20980-159

Texarkana, TX, US, 75572

Category:  Production Control and Planning
Travel:  Up to 25%

Graphic Packaging International, LLC is one of the largest manufacturers of paperboard and fiber-based packaging for the world’s most recognized brands of food, beverage, and consumer products is growing their business!  We have embarked on a significant capital investment to modernize and grow our coated recycled paperboard (CRB) manufacturing portfolio. The investment includes building a state-of-the-art paper machine on a greenfield site in Waco, Texas. This investment will upgrade the company’s overall recycled paperboard capacity and take advantage of a rapidly-growing market for recycled and recyclable packaging.


This investment will position Graphic Packaging International, LLC as the most technologically advanced producer in its industry, benefitting their customers, their shareholders and the environment when this highly productive paperboard machine ramps up. 


We are seeking a Stock Room Inventory Manager to join the Waco, Texas (Greenfield Startup) team.   



This position provides leadership to stock room and team and is an integral part of stock room/inventory management.  They drive employee performance to achieve results consistent with company direction and goals.   This person will work to develop the team members to their full potential. 

JOB FUNCTIONS: Job functions include, but are not limited to the following.

  • Lead the day-to-day activities of the shift team.
  • Responsible for performance coaching and/or/counseling of department employees for performance relating to safety, quality, productivity and/or inappropriate behaviors to include disciplinary action if required to resolve performance issue.
  • Ensures that safety/housekeeping norms, procedures and acceptable work practices are being followed throughout the shifts.
  • Accountable for overall department performance in areas of safety, housekeeping, quality, waste and production.  Takes necessary actions to ensure goals are achieved.
  • Attends and participates in department meetings as scheduled
  • Manages storeroom activity, processes and people for site and 2-3 paper machines and approximately 17k parts and multiple satellite stores.
  • Provides daily communications to the shift teams i.e. announcements.
  • Ensures product quality, production efficiencies and overall productivity meets or exceeds established standards.
  • Manages job assignments and training plans.
  • Provides leadership and direction to shift leaders and other hourly employees to continuously improve safety, quality, reduce waste and increase throughput.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The above job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.


  • 10 years storeroom and/or inventory software experience
  • 5 years previous papermill storeroom management experience preferred
  • Previous leadership/supervisory experience
  • MS Office


  • Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of related training and experience


  • Strong organizational skills
  • Leadership: a demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others
  • A demonstrated ability to balance and achieve positive results in the areas of safety, quality, productivity, cost and employee relations
  • Quality orientation and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • An ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Strong team player 


  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time up to 8-hours.
  • Occasional Lifting up to 20 lbs.
  • Reading computer screen or other electronic devices.
  • Use of various office hand and electrical tools or equipment.


  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Drive for Results
  • Ethics and Values
  • Managerial Courage
  • Priority Setting


Required Experience

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 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 Poster, EEO is the Law.

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