Make Planner
Worthington Industries - Columbus, OH

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Worthington Steel - Columbus is currently searching for Make Planners. Make and Buy Planners are the primary users of Oracle's Advanced Supply Chain Planning (ASCP) application. ASCP integrates key supply chain information and outputs a time-phased material plan. Planners review the material plan and then release orders to replenish finished goods, intermediate and raw material inventories. The demand / supply picture outputted by ASCP serves as the basis for customer order promising as well as inventory management

General Responsibilities:

- Manages, on a daily basis, recommendations and exception messages generated by Oracle's Advanced Supply Chain Planning applications
- Monitor and act upon system messages - requisitions, ins outs and cancelations from Oracle messages
- Provide feedback to planners & ISR's
- Works with IP desk
- Assist and backup in release requisitions, price, approve and send orders to the mill
- Responds to requests for expedited deliveries from Inside Sales, including overriding available-to-promise, by identifying the constraints, understanding the options and making recommendations.
- Expedite material from mill
- Uses TLC model to determine best price
- Create requisitions for stock transfer material from other WS divisions
- Maintain receipt workbench
- Maintains ASCP exception message counts within established control limits.
- Maintains inventory supply / demand balance by managing the recommendations and exception messages generated by ASCP. This requires an understanding of ERP concepts and processes, Oracle's ASCP application, supply / demand exception messages and knowledge of how to diagnose and resolve supply / demand imbalances.
- Follow WS-Columbus' safe work initiatives

- The following list identifies the types of recommendations and messages the Make Planners are required to manage each day:
Recommendations - Discrete Jobs
Late Sales Orders and Forecasts
Supply Problems for Late Sales Orders and Forecasts
Material and Resource Capacity
Shortages and Excess
Substitutes and Alternates (Planners are responsible for identifying substitutes and alternates available within the plant)


- Exceptional organizational, analytical, communication and problem solving skills
- Highly motivated
- Ability to work in a high stress frequently changing environment
- Ability to drive projects individually and work effectively as part of a team
- Understand Worthington Steel business objectives
- High level of proficiency in computer skills
- Knowledge of Worthington Industry guidelines, industry best practices and ERP business rules
- Excellent attention to detail
- Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines
- Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
The individual will be expected to learn and understand the following:
- Planning processes and methods including forecasting techniques
- Knowledge of techniques to measure and improve planning system performance
- ERP body of knowledge
- Oracle body of

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