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Integrated Planner and Scheduler

Job Requisition ID:  44205

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 14,000 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2021 revenues of approximately $10.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit

The role

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.


•    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

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.


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