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Title:  Scheduler/Planner, Production I

Requisition ID:  64368

Winnipeg, MB, CA, R2K 2T9

Category:  Production, Manufacturing & Skilled Trades
Travel:  No Travel Required

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


Inspired Packaging. A World of Difference.

This position is responsible for planning and scheduling the plant functions for production.  Scheduling 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, in a dynamic environment, with constantly changing priorities.  


Job Functions:

  • Coordinates the scheduling of all machines, processes and production activities within the plant.  Responsible for customer on-time shipment performance
  • Recommends and assists the Production Control Manager for long-range capacity requirements planning, defining capital equipment and strategic utilization of all assets
  • Ensures adequate plant inventory levels for work-in-process, raw materials and finished goods, optimizes inventory investments as they relate to plant efficiencies and scrap rates
  • Coodinates information flow to the operating departments verbally and via production schedules
  • Creates daily production schedules for all equipment
  • Updates scheules to balance efficiencies and reflect customer requirments.  
  • Collaborate with Customer Advocate team to maintain work-in-process inventories to maximize inventory turns and productivity
  • Communicate and manage shipping commitments for effective service to all customers and advises customer service and sales of any unplanned delays
  • Coordinates with shipping department to ensure customer delivery requirements are achieved
  • Responsible for compliance with all facility proudct safety (GMP's)/sanitation policies and procedures, working to support all Safe Qualtiy Food (SQF), 5S and other company standards
  • Must be supportive of GPI's Mission, Vision and Core Vales (Integrity, Respect, Accountability, Relationships, and Teamwork)
  • Assumes an active role in GPI efforts for Lean, 5S, Six Sigma and other Continuous Improvement programs and processes


Job Requirements:


  • 2 - 5 years manufcturing experience in flexible packaging preferred.
  • Must have specialized scheduling training in planning and layout
  • Prior customer service experience is a plus
  • Must have strong wirtten and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Suite is a must

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