Title:  Production Control Manager

Requisition ID:  21069-159

Wausau, WI, US, 54401

Category:  Manufacturing Management
Travel:  No Travel Required

Position Summary:

  • To ensure efficient scheduling of production, material, people, and equipment to produce and deliver quality cartons.
  • Manage inventory flow throughout the manufacturing operation.
  • Evaluate department processes for lean opportunities.

Job Functions:

  • Maintain and control plant finished goods and raw material inventories
  • Interacts with Customer Service and Sales regarding incoming orders
  • Supervises Shipping & Receiving Coordinator, Production Scheduler, Warehouse, and new business
  • Manages Sub-contracts
  • Tracks metrics weekly to ensure system is in balance
    • WIP/FG Inventory
    • Backlog by customer
    • Backlog % current
  • Communicates with Plant Manager regarding the necessary equipment and materials to run product
  • Works with Sales and Estimating to identify loading optimization opportunities
    • Reduce converting costs
    • Create capacity for targeted growth and new business opportunities
  • Resolves customers issues with scheduling
  • Insures production schedule meets customer shipment needs
  • Maintains Corporate goals of NLF, COV, and Safety
  • Shares an obligation to protect and strengthen Graphic Packaging International’s good reputation in our relationships with customers, employees, suppliers, competitors, investors, and governmental agencies, and to act consistently with our core values: Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, or related field, preferred
  • 3-5 years experience in a folding carton plant, or equivalent experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to lead and direct others
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office

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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