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Billerud North America

Sustainability, Quality, and Customer Value.

Scheduling Specialist

Clerical and Administrative

Escanaba, MI
ID: 222-382


Provide work scheduling and job testing & training scheduling support for assigned areas of Mill Production, including Maintenance dept.  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.


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 update 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.
  • Assist HR Administrator with job move processing.

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, i.e. DayForce
  • Excellent attendance
  • Ability to prioritize work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to share bad new quickly and professionally

Required Experience

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 1-3 years of experience in a manufacturing setting, preferably with a unionized workforce.


Travel:  Negotiable


Billerud NA is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.