Scheduling Specialist EXP in Escanaba, MI at Verso Corporation

Date Posted: 11/11/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Lead and provide work scheduling and job testing & training scheduling support for assigned areas of Mill Production, including Maintenance dept.  Lead and coordinate all job moves and vacancy coverage including retirements, promotions, bids, curtailments, and vacations in assigned area of responsibility. Responsibilities and tasks include scheduling, vacancy filling, employee relations, and basic, key Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) language comprehension.  Ability and willingness to perform all Scheduling services and tasks for all areas of Mill Production and Maintenance as needed.  


Key Accountabilities:

  • Schedule assigned areas of Mill Production and Maintenance, and inform workforce in a timely manner, as prescribed by CBA.
  • Coordinate Hourly Mill and Department Bid processes for assigned areas.
  • Coordinate Vacation scheduling, Extra Work procedure, Curtailments (as needed), Training, and Testing for assigned areas.
  • Make appropriate, timely phone calls and communication with Mill team members.
  • Post weekly schedules for areas of responsibility, and updates Company scheduling system.
  • Coordinate additional manpower requests from departments.
  • Provide backup and coverage for Scheduling team.
  • Communicate proactively with Business Unit Managers and their teams to continually inform of potential mill staffing issues.
  • Advise Assistant HR Manager and HR Manager on history of events that lead to grievances. Make recommendations based on involvement with events.  Advise of potential grievances or CBA violations and offer solution ideas.
  • Assist Scheduling Specialist ENT and Scheduling Specialist INT.

Job Requirements

Minimum Required Experience and Education:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 5 years of experience in a manufacturing setting, preferably with a unionized workforce

Required skills:

Minimum Required Skills:

  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent listener
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook and Word
  • Ability and desire to learn and use new software, Dayforce
  • Excellent attendance
  • Ability to prioritize work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to share information quickly and professionally

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