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Title:  Analyst, Sr. Materials Management

Requisition ID:  11707-159

West Monroe, LA, US, 71294

Category:  Accounting and Finance
Travel:  No Travel Required
Pay Grade:  93

This position is responsible for working with operating managers and the mill controller in meeting requirements for daily transactions, and reporting of financial results with insights to trends, issues and opportunities to support the achievement of mill performance targets.


They understand and align business operations and Purchasing as he/she executes their role to exceed customer expectations and align with GPI business, cultural, financial and operational objectives.


  • Plan all production chemicals for the mill by determining what to purchase, when to purchase, how much to purchase and the delivery date.
  • Monitor daily consumption and adjust the plan.
  • Utilize SAP MRP to facilitate purchasing decisions.
  • Place purchase orders to support the materials and production plan.
  • Maintain accurate purchase orders and delivery dates in SAP.
  • Maintain accurate material cost records in SAP.
  • Maintain and monitor all records for materials transactions in SAP.
  • Manage and coordinate with suppliers the materials plan and the changes to materials delivery dates.
  • Coordinate with production managers to determine desired inventory levels and safety stock.
  • Coordinate with production managers to determine daily consumption plans.
  • Coordinate with mill production managers to plan changes to the materials consumption plan and inventory levels.
  • Coordinate the mill production plan with GPI Corporate Supply Chain and Mill managers.
  • Plan the production for coatings and enter production orders in SAP.
  • Enter forecasts and demand plans in SAP.
  • Maintain production bills of materials.


Required Skills


Minimum of 3 to 5 years of production planning experience.

3 to 5 years of experience with MRP logic and decision making in enterprise software, SAP, Oracle, etc.

3 to 5 years of experience working with forecasting models and demand planning.

1 to 2 years of experience building and maintaining bills of materials.



Bachelor’s degree in related field.



  • Ability to interpret financial results and business indicators for trend/opportunities
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills
  • Self-Starter with ability to multitask and prioritize while meeting deadlines
  • Confidence and ability to interact with various people across departmental lines to achieve goals.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • A strong command of MS Office applications, especially in Excel
  • Can demonstrate regular and reliable attendance at work



  • General schedule is an 8-hour M-F assignment, however, employee must be willing to work alternate schedules occasionally; that may include early mornings, nights, and/or weekends and be punctual while doing so.
  • Occasional overnight travel to include flying, driving, riding or by rail.




  • 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.

Required Experience



  • Integrity & Trust
  • Action Oriented
  • Drive for Results
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Quality


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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