Title:  Production Planner/Scheduler I

Requisition ID:  3490

Visalia, CA, US, 93278

Department:  Planning & Scheduling
Travel:  No Travel Required

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 Description:

The Production Scheduler is responsible for planning! and scheduling the plant functions for production scheduling and Inventory availability to ensure the efficient and on-time deliveries for customer orders. Organizes and executes scheduling and capacity planning processes for various product lines and equipment. Job Functions · Support/Coordinates the scheduling of all machines, processes, and production activities within the plants to keep the customer on-time shipment performance. · Ensures adequate plant inventory levels for work-in-process and finished goods, optimizes inventory investments in relationship to plant efficiencies and scrap rates. · Coordinates information flow to the operating departments via production schedules. · Updates daily schedule to balance efficiencies and customer needs. · Maintains raw material inventories to maximize inventory turns and remain operational. · Monitors slow moving material. · Maintains work in process inventories to maximize inventory! turns and productivity. · Ensures scheduling maintains shipping commitments for effective service to all customers and advise sales of any unplanned delays. Coordinates with shipping department to meet customer needs. · Directly involved in responsibilities / actions related to Prerequisites and Food Safety Programs. · Follow all Plant rules, Processes, Hygiene, and Allergens procedures, related to production of Safe Quality Foods. · Participate in SQF Root Cause and Corrective Actions (from customer complaints, SQF audits, validation, and verification activities) as required. · Reporting of any customer complaints to persons responsible and to submit into GPI’s Customer Complaint system for root cause analysis and appropriate corrective action taken. · Report any potentially unsafe SQF conditions or customer complaints to a person of authority to record and/or correct the situation. · In the absence of Scheduler Planner Lead,! SR Scheduler/Planner, Materials Supply Planning Supervisor, Production Control Manager will cover daily responsibilities.

REQUIRED SKILLS · Advanced Degree preferred. 5 years manufacturing experience in packaging preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience. · QAD experience preferred. · Must possess excellent customer-service skills. · Must have strong verbal communication skills.

· Must have excellent time management skills · Must have excellent prioritization skills · Must be highly organized · Excel Proficiency



Pay: 42,000 - 63,000


Salary Min:   [[42,210.00]]

Salary Mid:   [[52,710.00]]

Salary Max:  [[63,210.00]]


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: Visalia
Nearest Secondary Market: Tulare