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Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 12:50 AM

About WestRock
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 45,000 team members support customers around the world from more than 300 operating and business locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia\\. Learn more at www\\.westrock\\.com \\.
6701 South Freeway
Fort Worth, TX76134
United States
**The Opportunity**
The Sr\\. Production Planner is responsible for creating production schedules for manufacturing that maximize efficiency and productivity, and meet customer requirements\\.
**How you will impact Westrock:**
Use knowledge of the production process and machine capabilities to analyze manufacturing orders and create production schedules Schedule machines and maintain scheduling boardSet up bill of materials, routing and book production orders Release jobs to production; track orders and production informationUpdate schedule and report progress to Manufacturing Support Manager; make schedule/production changes, as neededResponsible for Inventory Management for job specific supplies and materialsOrder job specific supplies and rollstock, as neededCreate and/or maintain Daily/Monthly Reports\\.Comply with OSHA and WestRock safety regulations and guidelinesOther duties as assigned
**Supervisory Responsibilities:**
This job has supervisory responsibilities\\.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
**Ability to Execute \\-** Targets and achieves results, sets and accomplishes challenging goals, prioritizes and manages tasks effectively, maintains an organized system to monitor progress, overcomes obstacles, accepts accountability, sets standards and responsibilities, may provide leadership/motivation\\.
**Commitment to Task \\-** Meets commitments, works independently, accepts ownership of projects and outcomes, takes personal responsibility and sets objectives/standards, stays focused under pressure, meets attendance/punctuality requirements, shows a sense of urgency about getting results\\.
**Communication \\-** Clearly exchanges thoughts, ideas and messages through written, verbal and non\\-verbal methods that promote an understanding with the target audience\\. Creates accurate and punctual reports, delivers engaging presentations, shares information and ideas with others in a timely manner\\. Listens carefully and attentively\\.
**Customer Focus \\-** For both internal and external customers, builds customer confidence, is committed to increasing customer satisfaction, sets achievable customer expectations, assumes responsibility for solving customer problems, ensures commitments to customers are met in a timely manner, solicits opinions and ideas from customers\\.
**Diversity \\-** Supports an inclusive workplace, incorporates different viewpoints and ideas to maximize performance and contributions of employees, develops strengths in team members, deals respectfully with colleagues, customers and vendors at all levels, understands his/her role in building and sustaining a culture of high performance\\.
**Initiative \\-** Tackles problems and takes independent action, seeks out new responsibilities, acts on opportunities, generates new ideas, practices self\\-development, demonstrates a bias for action without prompting\\.
**Innovation \\-** Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, pursues ongoing improvements, supports change, encourages originality, solves problems creatively\\.
**Quality \\-** Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, continuously looks for improvements, finds root cause of problems, owns/acts on problems, seeks opportunities to increase effectiveness and efficiency\\.
**Safety Mindset \\-** Promotes a respect for safety, keeps workplace clean and safe, supports safety programs, policies/procedures, takes preventative and corrective action to address potential safety hazards and prevent future injuries, resists temptation to cut corners where safety is concerned, follows all safety related company policies and complies with location specific safety rules, drives safely on and off company property\\.
**What you will need to succeed**
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required\\. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions\\.
**Education and/or Experience**
Must have high school diploma or G\\.E\\.D\\.
Must have at least 5 years experience in scheduling or a similar role\\.
Must be proficient in Excel, Outlook, and Word\\.
Must be well organized and able to manage multiple tasks\\.
Must have good interpersonal communication\\.
Must demonstrate superior time management skills\\.
Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing\\.
Must be able to maintain good attendance\\.
Must be willing to work overtime as needed; significant overtime may be required during busy periods\\.
Must be able to perform essential functions of job, with or without reasonable accommodation\\.
**Education and/or Experience Preferred:**
**Bachelor's degree in Business administration, manufacturing management or a related business or technical field\\.**
Experience with KiWi
Bilingual in English and Spanish
**Language Skills**
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals in English\\. May require the ability to write routine reports and correspondence\\. May require the ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization\\.
WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans\\.
**Sr\\. Production Scheduler**
**Texas\\-Fort Worth**


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