International Paper Production Scheduler in PORT WENTWORTH MILL, Georgia

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Position Description:

The Production Scheduler at International Paper’s Port Wentworth mill will be responsible for a wide range of duties within the PS&D department. The role provides warehouse support directly to the Machine Business Unit Manager and a dotted line to the PS&D Manager to monitor all warehouse activities. The individual will be responsible for managing the warehouse, inventory and supporting the shift teams.

Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • Provide transportation and scheduling leadership for the safe and efficient operation of the Fluff organization.

  • Oversee the implementation of corrective actions to ensure the Fluff team goals are met.

  • Coordinate daily production scheduling and transportation needs of the Port Wentworth Mill.

  • Work closely with the representatives of the Center for Transportation Excellence, Supply Planning, Fluff Business as well as third party transportation providers to ensure customer orders are shipped on time.

  • Maintain and monitor the Key Performance Indicator trends for steamship lines.

  • Oversee the implementation of corrective actions to ensure the correct equipment is available in the container pool when needed.

  • Manage in a goal-oriented environment to deliver target results in the areas of safety, reliability, cost, quality, productivity, and employee engagement.

  • Assist PS&D Area manager with improvement in PS&D performance and quality systems.

  • Daily management of Drey carrier, Spotting Service and Rail Switching.


  • At least 5 years in a manufacturing facility

  • High school diploma or GED required

  • Associates degree in Logistics or related fields preferred

  • Warehouse experience preferred

  • Proficient with S2000, PTS, PPR, SAP

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent people skills

Key Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail

  • Customer Focus

  • Written and Verbal Communication Skills

  • Integrity and Trust

  • Action Oriented

  • Problem Solving

International Paper is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.