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Production Scheduler/Planner

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Georgia-Pacific’s Consumer Products Division is seeking a Production Planner/Scheduler to support scheduling for our Dixie Plate & Bowl facility located in Darlington, SC. This role is a key interlink between sales, product line, supply chain and our manufacturing. The Production Scheduler will service the production needs of the facility from vital supply ordering to the final finished good material and drive optimization of production planning in a high SKU manufacturing environment with multiple manufacturing lines. 

The Darlington Dixie facility is a continuous operation with over 400 employees that manufactures the Dixie® cold and hot cups in addition to plates and bowls. Darlington, SC is a historic town with beautiful parks, a downtown public square and a number of recreation opportunities. Darlington is close to Myrtle Beach and Charleston, SC in addition to Southeastern cities such as Charlotte and Raleigh, NC. Nearby colleges and universities to Darlington include Clemson, Florence-Darlington Technical College, and University of South Carolina.

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Create and execute optimized finite machine production schedules in support of the business demand. 
  • Serve as a liaison between the business, master scheduling and operation teams in support of achieving customer service level expectations. 
  • Assure production plans are communicated and monitored to identify and/or communicate issues impacting production schedules; define and monitor corrective actions. 
  • Develop and maintain paper/converting asset change-over metrics. 
  • Maintain updated and accurate production rates that drive the production schedule attainment performance goals. 
  • Maintain system parameters, data and settings to ensure the various systems utilize accurate data. 
  • Maintain optimal levels of vital inventories, balancing the need to maximize inventory turns with the need to maintain minimum stock levels. 
  • Identify slow moving inventories and develop plans for disposition and waste reduction. 
  • Lead and/or participate in improvement opportunities/projects. 

The Experience You Will Bring


  • High School Diploma or GED WITH 3 or more years of experience in a customer-focused and/or supply chain environment, OR a bachelor’s degree or higher within a Supply Chain, Purchasing or Business focus WITH 1 year of experience in a customer focused, supply chain environment. 
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Software such as Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and/or Access 

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher within a Supply Chain, Purchasing or Business field
  • One (1) or more years of experience working within a manufacturing operation 
  • Experience as a production scheduler/planner working within a manufacturing operation 
  • Experience with SAP/WMS (Warehouse Management System) software 
  • Experience in a high SKU environment with multiple manufacturing facilities and multiple warehouse locations 

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf


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