AJM Packaging Corporation

Corporate Supply/Demand Manager

Position Type
Full Time
Location : Location


Corporate Supply/Demand Manager

Senior Manager, Planning and Scheduling


AJM Packaging Corporation is a leading manufacturer of converted paper products, including paper plates, cups, bowls and bags. As we continue to grow and expand our operations, we are seeking a Planning and Scheduling Manager with broad experience in a multi-plant manufacturing company producing high volume products. This position will be located at our Southgate, MI location and will report to the COO.

Reporting to the COO, with strong linkages to Sales, Manufacturing, and Procurement, and Customer Service. This position will plan, manage and control a portfolio of products from forecast/demand to plant output.  The ideal candidate will be a hands-on, high initiative individual, able to work collaboratively across the organization. This important leadership position will provide direction and guidance to scheduling and manufacturing operations throughout the Company ranging from immediate prioritization and problem solving to long range capacity planning.


Benefits: At AJM, our comprehensive benefits package truly sets us apart.  This position is eligible for company paid medical insurance (Blue Cross Blue Shield), dental insurance, vision insurance, short and long-term disability, life insurance, 401K matching plan, tuition reimbursement and employee referral programs.  Plus, AJM provides company paid vacation days, sick days, and holidays.


  • Effectively coordinate and synthesize key information and data between and across various teams including Sales, Manufacturing, Scheduling, and Customer service to ensure timely delivery schedules and efficient plant operations.
  • Redefine the local Planning processes and functions to improve functionality while streamlining daily business operations.
  • Direct the organization to be deeply analytical supported by systems and data management including metrics and reports.
  • Streamline and standardize the planning and scheduling processes, driving improvement while working with plant manufacturing leadership to optimize production capacity.
  • Support the Logistics team in the development of optimized transportation plans, ensuring prompt, accurate, and cost-appropriate inbound and outbound shipments.
  • Facilitate customer responsiveness through coordinating the CSR Order flow through the Planning and Processes working to achieve the proper balance between customer fulfillment and cost management.
  • Plan material flow and inventory level requirements throughout the production cycle. Determine necessary lead times, replenishment points, and optimal run times with accurate calculations and researched data.
  • Maintain a high level of enterprise system expertise while training and developing the skills of others.
  • Develop and maintain essential reporting metrics to monitor processes and gauge the effectiveness of improvements.
  • Consistently demonstrate excellent communications skills along with the ability to set and drive expectations and ongoing improvements.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in related field, MBA desirable or APICS Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP).
  • Ten or more years of experience in a combination of advanced planning, scheduling, and operations management roles within high volume, multi-plant manufacturing operations.
  • Strong computer skills, particularly with enterprise software. Microsoft AX expertise strongly preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of Forecasting and Demand Planning


About Us

About AJM Packaging Corporation: AJM Packaging is one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of disposable paper products including paper plates, cups, bowls, and bags. For more than 60 years, we have invested in our company and our people. We are proud to create over 3,000 jobs in our eight manufacturing plants strategically located across the USA, and our corporate office in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Despite our growth, we are still a family-owned and operated business and we remain committed to providing the reliable service and quality that has been important to AJM since the day our founders started the business.

Career Development: At AJM, we realize we will only go as far as our employees take us and, for that reason, we invest millions of dollars every year on both classroom and on-the-job training to develop our employees’ skills and promote a culture of learning and continuous improvement. There are no barriers to impede your progress here and no ceilings to halt your advance. You’ll control your own destiny and we will help you reach your full potential with both in-house development programs and tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate level college studies. See where your AJM journey will take you.

Working at AJM during COVID-19: PROTECTING YOU, PROTECTING OTHERS. We believe our employees deserve to thrive in an environment protected from COVID-19. At AJM, vaccines are offered and required for all employees in our corporate headquarters.  AJM is proud to have been designated a critical infrastructure employer and, as such, has remained open throughout the global pandemic supplying disposable paper products and packaging to supermarkets, club stores, restaurants, pharmacies and other retailers, wholesalers, distributors and institutions. In order to fulfill our customer commitments and our obligation to the country, we had to, first, ensure the health and safety of our dedicated employees while they were on the job. Towards that end we quickly developed and installed a robust Coronavirus containment and mitigation program employing all the tools at our disposal, including, but not limited to, face masks, gloves, daily temperature checks and questionnaires, common touchpoint sanitation, testing, contact tracing and quarantine.

Application Process: For immediate consideration, apply directly, send your resume/information to greatjobs@ajmpack.com, or call us at 833.562.7256.

AJM Packaging Corporation is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and as an equal opportunity employer does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, national origin or other legally protected status.


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