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Title:  Maintenance Planner/Scheduler

Requisition ID:  7967-159

Wausau, WI, US, 54401

Category:  Maintenance & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  92

Summary: Maintenance planner/scheduler supports the maintenance department personnel in tasks for daily planning.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Supports the maintenance supervisor and maintenance department manager in all maintenance planning activities
  • Attends production meetings and acts at the direction of the maintenance manager or supervisor for items such as:
    • Supports maintenance crews to ensure parts are available for scheduled work
    • Procures materials as needed for maintenance project work and preventative maintenance tasks
    • Coordinates plans with production operations for daily, weekend and holiday maintenance activities
    • Provides daily maintenance updates at various plant meetings
    • Support a 24/7 operation over a 500,000 sq. ft. facility
  • Assists in keeping up with the weekly maintenance schedule and KPI’s
  • Assist with maintenance tracking spend against the monthly maintenance budget
  • Supports achievement of 90% of preventative and predictive maintenance activities for departmental goals
  • Monitors work order parts tracking
  • Maintains BOM/Function location information
  • Fills-in for maintenance supervisor when absent
  • Schedules and coordinates outside vendors for repairs and service evaluations
  • Works and aligns self with plant and department goals and objectives
  • Assists and/or leads tasks within SAP in the areas of:
    • Job scoping
    • Estimation of time, materials, and resources
    • Material procurement
    • Weekly planning meetings
    • Execute the SAP maintenance planning processes
  • Other job duties as assigned


Key Competencies:


  • Fulfills safety roles and responsibilities
  • Actively involved in safety initiatives
  • Leads by example in safety
  • Holds people and self- accountable for safe work practices




  • Resolves conflict
  • Builds positive relationships
  • Leads by example
  • Communicates well with all Departments
  • High level of personal integrity
  • Respected by co-workers


Results Orientation:

  • Meets commitments
  • Detail oriented with the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Works and aligns self with plant and department goals and objectives
  • Recognizes and initiates needed work without direction



  • Takes on difficult assignments
  • Willing to work with all Departments to resolve issues
  • Effectively uses time and resources to achieve results

Required Skills


  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in maintenance scheduling/planning, maintenance operations, manufacturing, or production operations preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree in manufacturing operations, maintenance or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Leadership or supervisory experience preferred
  • Previous experience with maintenance planning and scheduling in SAP preferred
  • Strong knowledge of equipment/process systems
  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications


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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