Maintenance Planner/Scheduler Job Details | Graphic Packaging Careers

Graphic Packaging Co., LLC

Wausau, WI

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.

Key Responsibilities: (Job functions include, but are not limited to the following)

  • Supports the maintenance department in coordinating both planned and unplanned work for a facility 24/7 facility with over 500,00 sq. ft.
  • Assists in keeping up with the weekly maintenance schedule and KPI’s
  • Assist with maintenance tracking spend against the monthly maintenance budget
  • Orders and track parts need for the maintenance projects
  • Maintains SAP BOM and Function location information for the equipment
  • Fills-in for maintenance supervisor when absent
  • Schedules and coordinates outside vendors for repairs and service evaluations
  • Assists and/or leads Project planning tasks in the following areas:
    • Job scoping
    • Estimation of time, materials, and resources
    • Material procurement
    • Weekly planning meetings
    • Assigning work and creating schedules in SAP
    • Documenting and completing the close of projects

Key Competencies:

Job Specification

  • Minimum of 2 years planning and scheduling experience. Preferably in a manufacturing or maintenance environment.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in manufacturing operations, maintenance or related field, or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • Leadership or supervisory experience preferred
  • Previous experience with SAP is a plus
  • Strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills, as well as strong computer skills required


  • This position will require occasional weekend coverage
  • This position may be required to travel to other facilities for best practice benchmarking (~1 time per year)

Physical Demands:

This job often requires sitting or standing for extended periods of time at a desk performing computer work. It will also require at time to be out on the production floor walk through manufacturing areas for research, questioning or collecting data to plan for upcoming projects.

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.