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Production/Administration Clerk at Graham Packaging PET Technologies Inc. in Cartersville, Georgia

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time





Job Description:


At Graham Packaging, our people drive packaging innovation for some of the most influential consumer brands in the world. To work with big brands, you need to be on the cutting edge, constantly reinventing the future and always willing to change.

Since our beginnings, this dynamic environment has forged a culture where you don't need to wonder where your next opportunity will come from -- the opportunities are all around you. All you have to do is take them.

With a global footprint of 100+ facilities across 16 countries and a committed team 7,000 strong, Graham Packaging offers you the ability to learn, the ability to grow and the ability to make your mark in a company that rewards doers, innovators and collaborators.

Join Graham Packaging today!

Graham Packaging Company is looking for a Production/Administrative Clerk based in Cartersville, GA. This opening is for day shift which operates during the hours of 6:48 am - 3:00 pm. 

Build a meaningful career with a company committed to a cleaner world and a better tomorrow.

Graham Packaging is a leading manufacturer of sustainable packaging. We work with some of the biggest brands in the world to provide them with safe, attractive and convenient packaging that meets the demands of today's consumer.

Our company offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits program. But that's just the beginning of our story.  There are many reasons to launch a career with Graham packaging, here are just a few:

1.      We offer training and development opportunities so you can advance in your career with Graham

2.      We have an excellent safety program, with one of the best safety records in the industry

3.      Our employees are proud to share that we treat our workforce like family

4.      We believe in open, transparent communications, starting with senior leadership

5.      Our company is committed to bringing meaningful change to the sustainability of our products and operations. In 2019 we were honored with the Sustainability Leadership Award from the Business Intelligence Group, and we recently pledged to make all of our products 100% recyclable, compostable or reusable by 2025.

At Graham, we are focused on the possibilities for a better product, a happier customer and a cleaner world. We recognize that when we work together, we can achieve great things. We treat each other with respect, and are united in a shared passion to make sustainable products that make life easier for the consumers who use them. 

Come join us in our quest to create a better tomorrow.

The Production/Administrative Clerk is responsible for data entry of production reporting, entering purchase orders, receiving, and other administrative tasks as assigned.  The primary duties include:


  • Understands, follows and enforces all established safety, health, quality GMP and Company policies, procedures and recognized practices.

  • Understands, follows and enforces all established policies, procedures and recognized practices.

  • Purchases repairs and operating supplies.

  • Develop and maintain supplier relationships.

  • Search for cost reductions by utilizing alternative low cost quality suppliers.

  • Receive FedEx/UPS shipments.

  • Ensure proper receiving procedures are followed.

  • Maintain a close relationship with Supply Chain Manager to ensure proper inventory of packaging supplies.

  • Maintain an active file of all specialty items for production equipment.

  • Maintain an active file of all packaging supplies.

  • Maintain a current approved vendor list.

  • Work closely with Controller on various tasks.  

  • Receive, update and put receivables in inventory at specified locations.

  • Utilize computer literacy skills by maintaining excel spreadsheets and word files.

  • Made changes, additions, and modifications to PM programs and task lists.


A minimum of 2 years in manufacturing experience is preferred. 

Production/Administrative Clerks are required to interact with other managers, employees, vendors, and customers. Therefore, the following skills and proficiencies are also essential requirements of the position:


  • Ability to maintain regular, predictable, and punctual attendance.

  • Computer usage and typing skills are essential.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, including the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers.

  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service.

  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices.

  • Communicates effectively: conveys facts and information clearly both verbally and orally.

  • Collaborates well with others: proactively contributes to group objectives; volunteers to help others.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Graham Packaging is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, religion, creed, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

NOTICE TO RECRUITMENT AGENCIES:

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