Production Scheduler - College Park, GA

About WestRock
WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com.

Production Scheduler - College Park, GA


2370 Sullivan Rd
College Park, Georgia, 30337
United States

Opportunity summary:  As the Production Scheduler you will serve as the intermediary between elements of the supply chain and will be directly responsible for production schedules. You will orchestrate all supply chain efforts with logistics and customer service teams, creating and organizing the most efficient manufacturing schedules that maximize efficiency and productivity to meet customer requirements. 

 

How you will impact WestRock:

  • Make production scheduling and transportation decisions with a high degree of autonomy

  • Communicate production and logistics decisions with cross-functional stakeholders as necessary to ensure alignment

  • Continuously identify innovative ways to improve trim efficiency, reduce waste, and maximize machine utilization

  • Assist with on-time shipments to customers by scheduling machines for production runs

  • Communicate regularly and effectively with manufacturing personnel to ensure production runs are sequenced to meet customer/company objectives

  • Balance competing needs, metrics (i.e., trim efficiency, shipment time, freight loading optimization) and goals to arrive at the optimal scheduling and logistics solution for all parties

  • Generate daily, weekly, and monthly scheduling reports to measure performance and identify solutions to optimize efficiency when appropriate

  • Work with Supply Chain to match forecasted demand to timely roll-stock supply

  • Coordinate effective roll-stock inventory management

  • Work with Shipping and Customer Service Departments to apply prior overruns to future orders

  • Optimize finished goods inventory replenishment processes for increase customer satisfaction at minimal cost

 

What you need to succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering, supply chain management, business administration or related field

  • Experience with scheduling tools and supply chain software

  • Strong analytical skills to evaluate large amounts of data 

  • Ability to make key decisions to resolve customer issues and deliver a solution

  • Possess effective communication skills to clearly convey priorities across different departments 

  • APICS certification is preferred

     

About WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s 50,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 320 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com. WestRock is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans


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