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Production Scheduler

Date: May 3, 2021

Location: Olympia, WA, US, 98503-1811

Company: International Paper

What if you were given the opportunity and responsibility to make a difference? It is time to embrace your Infinite Possibilities. This is your opportunity to be part of International Paper, a Fortune 500 company and global leader in paper and packaging products. IP is known for our commitment to the environment and to cutting-edge technology. We have spent more than 100 years creating new ideas, and we are looking for people who can collaborate to help us build on our history, while creating future success. We are committed to attracting, preparing, promoting and supporting our teams. At International Paper, you control your destiny. We offer benefits, challenges, global opportunities and total rewards. When we say Infinite Possibilities, we mean it.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION HEADER

International Paper (NYSE: IP) is a global leader in packaging and paper with manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia and North Africa. Its businesses include industrial and consumer packaging and uncoated papers. Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., the company employs approximately 52,000 people and is strategically located in more than 24 countries serving customers worldwide.

International Paper’s vision is to be one of the best and most respected companies in the world. A company of substance in everything we do, from the products we make, to investing in communities, to protecting our environment, International Paper supports communities where our employees live and work.

 

SUMMARY

The Production Scheduler is Responsible for scheduling machine operations, overseeing, and coordinating all production activity with sales, customer service and shipping to insure that orders are appropriately planned and scheduled per customer specifications and plant needs.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Utilize KIWI computer systems to schedule orders on the corrugator and converting 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 and ship and delivery dates.
  • Reschedule work flow according to downtime, operational needs, changes in customer order or materials shortage.
  • Maximize plant throughput while balancing customer requirements and manufacturing capability.
  • Manage roll stock forecasts and interface closely with Customer Service, Manufacturing and vendors to purchase roll stock to meet 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 in a fast-paced work environment that requires effective priority management and communication.   

 

PREFERRED COMPETENCIES

  • Drive for results
  • Priority Setting
  • Organizing
  • Problem-Solving
  • Action oriented
  • Integrity
  • Customer focus
  • Effective Communication

 

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.

 

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. 

Olympia WA 98503-1811