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Production Planner/Scheduler

Nouryon Axis Full-Time
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Job Description

Production Planner/Scheduler (190002H7 )

Closing Date: Ongoing
Location: United States-Alabama-Axis
Organization: Ethylene&SulfurDeriv,ISC
Number of employees needed: 1
Job Family:Manufacturing Operations
Employment Contract:Full-time


The Production Planner/Scheduler is responsible for the planning of flow of materials to the site, ensuring that the raw materials required to support the production schedules are ordered and available and optimizing raw material and final goods inventory. In addition, this position will coordinate production and shipments with the operations and logistics team to insure all requirements are met.  The Production Planner/Scheduler is also responsible for reporting daily production and receipts of raw materials into the (SAP) systems to ensure accurate inventory of finished goods and raw materials.

  • Develop and maintain the weekly and daily production schedule based on monthly production plan, customer orders and changes
  • Develop a raw materials plan, coordinate purchase and delivery of raw materials ensuring availability of materials to support the production schedule
  • Monitor the material delivery and consumption, and interact with suppliers and production in case of deviations
  • Identify, report and recommend solutions on material availability and capacity restrictions
  • Report daily production and raw material receipts into the ERP (SAP) system to ensure accurate inventory of finished goods and raw materials
  • Coordinate production and shipments to insure all requirements are met
  • Coordinate site activities for fleet service
  • Provide weekly report on finished goods and raw materials inventory levels and customer order progress
  • Identify areas for improvement in production planning and raw materials ordering process
  • Communicate raw materials needs to suppliers and release purchase orders

  • Interact with suppliers to hold shipments if inventory levels are too high

  • Four Year College Degree or equivalent

  • At least 2 years in a manufacturing environment, experience in the chemicals industry preferred

  • At least 2 years experience in production planning and scheduling

  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office Tools

  • 2 years of experience with SAP 

  • Ability to work across functional areas to achieve desired outcomes

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Proven ability to plan, organize and solve problems

  • Strong attention to detail


Skills required

Customer Service
Electronic Medical Record
Scheduling Appointments
Provide Logistical Support
Clerical Works


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Nouryon is the new name of AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals. Industries worldwide rely on our essential chemistry in the manufacture of everyday products such as paper, plastics, building materials, and personal care items.

We are a market leader in most of the industries we serve and we pride ourselves on our high retention rates and long-term customer relationships.

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