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Production Scheduler

Description: 

Position Title

Planner/Scheduler

 

Category/Shift:

Salaried Full-Time

 

Physical Location:

4343 Clary Boulevard

Kansas City, MO

 

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.

 

The Job You Will Perform:

  • 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.
  • Take customer orders either directly from customers or account managers.
  • Place orders on a timely basis for purchases of materials and supplies to be used in production.
  • Communicate with customers regarding issues such as order status, estimates and quotations, order changes and confirmations, as well as any complaints or questions.
  • Process purchase orders, coordinate account credits and maintain customer data.
  • Work with production staff and utilize KIWI system to achieve on-time customer deliveries.
  • Must have a flexible schedule to cover call-ins and vacations in the customer service and shipping departments

 

The Skills You Will Bring:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Monday – Friday; some rotation of weekend coverage
  • 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.
  • Candidates are PREFERRED who offer the following:
    • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
    • Computer data-entry experience
    • Experience in the corrugated box industry            

 

Preferred Competencies:

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

 

The Benefits You Will Enjoy:

  • Paid time off including Vacation and Holidays
  • Retirement, and 401k Matching Program
  • Medical & Dental
  • Education & Development (including Tuition Reimbursement)
  • Life & Disability Insurance

 

The Career You Will Build:

  • Leadership training
  • Promotional opportunities

 

The Impact You Will Make:

We continue to build a better future for people, the plant, and our company! IP has been a good steward of sustainable practices across communities around the world for more than 120 years. Join our team and you’ll see why our team members say they’re Proud to be IP.

 

The Culture You Will Experience:

International Paper promotes employee well-being by providing safe, caring and inclusive workplaces. You will learn Safety Leadership Principles and have the opportunity to opt into Employee Networking Circles such as IPVets, IPride, Women in IP, and the African American ENC. We invite you to bring your uniqueness, creativity, talents, experiences, and safety mindset to be a part of our increasingly diverse culture.

 

The Company You Will Join:

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a leading global supplier of renewable fiber-based products. We produce corrugated packaging products that protect and promote goods, and enable worldwide commerce, and pulp for diapers, tissue and other personal care products that promote health and wellness. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., we employ approximately 38,000 colleagues globally. We serve customers worldwide, with manufacturing operations in North America, Latin America, North Africa and Europe. Net sales for 2021 were $19.4 billion. Additional information can be found by visiting InternationalPaper.com.

 

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Location: 

KANSAS CITY, MO, US, 64130

Category:  Manufacturing
Date:  Sep 15, 2022

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