Our customers' expectations continue to change and they expect our supply chain to be an extension of their supply chain.
At International Paper, we are committed to sustainability and therefore ensure we have sustainable supply chain practices. The majority of our products are considered commodity which places a greater emphasis on "the right product, at the right place, at the right time". Delivering value is fueled by the capability, character and capacity of our Supply Chain team members. It is what we do everyday.
Supply Chain Career Path Guide
Our Supply Chain leadership has developed a tool that is intended to be instrumental in the guidance, development and advancement of supply chain employees. These materials provide specific information on the journey to becoming a leader in supply chain whether an individual contributor, first line leader or manager.
What is a Career Path?
A career path shows the relationship of positions in an organization that includes logical vertical progression or lateral movement. It defines roles/responsibilities, functional/technical skills, competencies and educational requirements of positions.
What is the purpose of the Supply Chain Career Path?
The Supply Chain Career Path should provide a view of potential career paths for one to become a leader within International Paper's supply chain organizations. It is our hope that employees will find that the Supply Chain Career Path drives career development, helps clarify career expectations and opportunities for supply chain roles. The Supply Chain Career Path should serve as a tool for managers when facilitating career discussions, provide career counseling for HR, promote engagement and retention and improve succession planning.