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Integrated Planner / Scheduler

Job Requisition ID:  37173

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company's innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2020 revenues of approximately $8.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit


The Scheduler defines and executes the short-term production schedule required to execute the Master Production Schedule (MPS).  The role primarily deals with detailed planning, scheduling, and inventory management over the short-term (up to 3 months). The scheduler will regularly interface with the supply manager, demand manager, manufacturing area leaders, customer service and sales representatives in the region. 
• Develop and implement a detailed production schedule that supports business strategy and communicate to key stakeholders. 
• Monitor and optimize supply plans to maximize value through a focus on asset optimization, plant balancing, logistics costs, inventory control, and product transition minimization.
• Contribute to supply meeting to develop consensus with demand plans.
• Evaluate new business opportunities and provide assessment of supply capability.
• Model "what-if" scenarios and propose optimized solutions based on variable supply/demand conditions. 
• Identify constraints and propose alternatives where demand plans cannot be met.
• Identify, communicate, and escalate variances from plan. Manage and resolve variances and exceptions.
• Determine if order commitment and/or sales allocation plans are warranted and propose plan modifications required to meet goals.


This is who you are:
You have strong analytical skills; you dare to challenge existing paradigms and in your world complexity is a source of value. You are trustworthy and reliable, with a manner which is customer orientated. You are able to work in a team as well as individually, and you are self-motivating and innovative in attitude.

This is what you bring:
• Master’s degree in business engineering (or equivalent).
• Experience with supply chain in a production environment is an asset.
• Native Dutch speaker with fluent knowledge of English
• A flexible team player with high resistance to stress and good communication skills
• Analytical minded and proficient with computer systems.
• Knowledge of SAP is a plus

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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