Production Scheduler

Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in approximately 100 countries and had 2017 revenues of approximately $9.5 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 15,000 people around the world.

Production Scheduler


Job Duties:


  • Comply with corporate safety requirements and be a role model for safety excellence

  • Monitor execution plans to fulfill manufacturing order deadlines in Martinsville window film operations.  Develop/implement scheduling tools to improve planning and visibility of product availability for the business; continually seek ways to improve information visibility and availability

  • Execute corrective actions to the business plan inventory targets

  • Utilize SAP system to maintain all planning parameters, review and manage to resolution all exception messages

  • Identify and resolve conflicts with material availability, capacity availability and order promise data integrity. Interface with customer service on day-to-day issues, i.e. on-time delivery, quality issues, transportation issues, etc

  • Manage production requirements for toller planning and stock transports of WIP and finished product from toller locations

  • Plan and execute distribution center replenishments of finished goods

  • Interface with the local management and the shop floor to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness

  • Develop and maintain in-depth knowledge of key customers, markets, and products in area of responsibility


Required Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering/Operations, Supply Chain Management, or related field from an accredited college or university required

  • Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering is preferred


Desired Skills/Experience

  • 0-5 years experience (if Master's Degree)

  • APICS, CPIM or CIRM certifications preferred

  • Knowledge of MRP II principles and concepts and supply chain processes

  • High degree of initiative, ability to achieve results individually and in a team environment, commitment to task and detail orientation




Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/Disability/Vet

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Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.


Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.


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