Production Scheduler

International Paper - Savannah, GA3.8

Full-time
The Savannah Container plant has an opening for a Planner/Scheduler.

SUMMARY

The Planner/Scheduler is responsible for scheduling machine operations, overseeing, and coordinating all production activity with sales, sales service, and shipping to insure that orders are being handled properly.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Utilizes KIWI computer systems to schedule corrugator and finishing side of jobs according to job priorities, paper size and related specifications, while working closely with customer service and manufacturing to communicate production status, required resources, manage overruns, shortages, ship and delivery dates
Reschedules work flow when there are machine breakdowns, productivity slowdowns, changes in customer order or materials shortage.
Maximizes plant throughput while balancing customer requirements and manufacturing capability
Responsible for managing the roll stock forecasts and interfacing closely with Customer Service, Containerboard and roll stock vendors for purchasing needed roll stock in alignment with sales forecasts.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

High school diploma or GED.
This position requires 3-5 years of manufacturing or production planning experience in the corrugated industry.
The successful candidate must be able to work independently, manage multiple tasks and conflicting priorities.
Absolutely must have strong computer skills

PREFERRED COMPETENCIES

Drive for results
Priority Setting
Organizing
Problem-Solving
Action oriented
Integrity
Functional/technical skills
Customer focus
Time management

International Paper offers a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, disability, life and accident insurance, vacation as well as a 401(k) plan and retirement savings account. This is a great opportunity to start a career with a dynamic and proven manufacturer in the packaging industry.