Dow Chemical Site Logistics Activity Coordinator and Production Coordinator in Dalton, Georgia

The Dow Chemical Company inDalton, Georgiahas an exciting opportunity for aSite Logistics Activity Coordinator and Production Coordinatorfor the STYROFOAM® plant.


  • Understand the logistics plan and requirements, in order to anticipate short and long term Material Flow needs, and apply the resources to work accordingly.

  • Work with the Activity Scheduling role to optimize the scheduling plan.

  • Asset utilization focal point for managing Site Logistics assets

  • Act as liaison between Manage Production and Material Flow activities.

  • Participate on Order Fulfillment cross-functional teams.

  • Initiate Management of Change (MOC) process if changes to operating discipline are identified.

  • Focal Point for specialized and unique storage requirements within individual business.

  • Coordinate and facilitate non-routine movements of load/unload activities involving all MOT types.

  • Identify constraints and/or restrictions that may impact the ability to fulfill work requests. Facilitate the resolution process when production, packaging, blending, storing, loading, unloading, or tank transfer delays occur.

  • Provide coaching to loading/unloading personnel.

  • Track, improve, and coach others on execution of work performance metrics.

  • Ensure Prime Inventory Management – including visual inspections.

  • Assigning Storage locations / bays.

  • Raw Material Planning.

  • Cycle Count Management.

  • Manage QC on out-going loads.

  • Works with the Business Production Planning and Schedule Execution to optimize the long-term production schedule.

  • Understands the Business needs relating to production and translates these Business production goals into plant production goals.

  • Works with Integrated Supply Chain to ensure plant needs are met. (I.e. Production planning, product shipping, raw materials).

  • Determines shutdown timing with, Production Planning, Start Up/Shutdown Coordination, Operate Plant Activity Coordination and other Expertise Centers.

  • Assists in the development of the plant specific Business rules for “Produce to Plan / Record Production Data” and ensures plant procedures are developed and used to apply the defined Business rules.

  • Works with Schedule Execution to resolve exceptions to production schedules, which are not covered by Business rules; communicate with partners, facilitates the resolution, understands impact on customer and develops the plan of action.

  • Ensures production metrics/measurements, required by the work processes, are collected to track work process performance as per Business rules.

  • Ensures effective measurement tools are in place to track production yields, raw material conversion and asset utilization.

  • Coaches plant personnel on measurement tools and daily updates of performance records and business measurements. (E.g. Producer, money meter, conversion costs, % prime, etc.)

*Required Qualifications:

  • 1 or more years of experience in an Logistic role.

  • Be proficient in computers to perform job tasks.

  • Strong Interpersonal, Facilitative, and Organizational skills.

  • Effectively interacts with multiple functions and diverse individuals to achieve goals.

  • Demonstrates excellent decision making skills, ability to prioritize appropriately.

  • Effectively manages multiple competing priorities.

  • Current, valid US drivers license.

  • Strong troubleshooting skills.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Able to communicate with a very diverse population which is spread across the site.

  • Strong reading comprehension and listening skills.

  • Strong multi-tasking, problem solving and time management skills.

  • Demonstrate leadership skills - inspire others and lead them through influence.

  • Able to work with independently with minimal supervision with in an empowered team environment.

  • Strong work ethic.

  • Have a high regard for personal safety and the safety of others.

  • A minimum requirement for this U.S. based position is the ability to work legally in the United States. No visa sponsorship/support is available for this position, including for any type of U.S. permanent residency (green card) process.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or higher.

  • Working knowledge of SAP.

  • Experience working in a Manufacturing / Industrial environment.


  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical and biological science to help address many of the world's most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity. Dow's integrated, market-driven portfolio delivers a broad range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in 175 countries and in high-growth sectors such as packaging, infrastructure, transportation, consumer care, electronics, and agriculture. In 2016, Dow had annual sales of $48 billion and employed approximately 56,000 people worldwide. The Company's more than 7,000 product families are manufactured at 189 sites in 34 countries across the globe. References to "Dow" or the "Company" mean The Dow Chemical Company and its consolidated subsidiaries unless otherwise expressly noted. More information about Dow can be found at:

Dow Offers:

  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits

  • An annual variable pay program that rewards team and individual performance while sharing success across the company

  • Employee stock ownership - and the commitment to long-term success that it brings

  • On-going learning opportunities within a diverse, inclusive and rewarding work environment

  • Career experiences that can span different Dow businesses and functions with opportunities for personal and professional growth

  • The chance to work within a global company and interact with colleagues from around the world

  • Opportunities that spark your imagination and ignite your passion to help others

  • Dow is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Dow is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at:, you may call us at 1 800-523-3945 and select Option 1, or send a facsimile request to 1 989-636-3674.


Site Logistics Activity Coordinator and Production Coordinator



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