Share this Job

Supply Chain Manager

Apply now »

Date: Jun 6, 2019

Location: Columbus, OH, US, 43085

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc


The Regional Supply Chain Manager is responsible for overseeing and managing accurate forecasting, inventory optimization, planning and on-time delivery.  This role is heavily reliant on strong communication and collaboration with operations, sales and purchasing.  This position must deal with monthly, weekly and daily changes to forecast that affect supply and production planning and ensure the right inventory in the correct quantity is available at the right time at the plants for processing. This requires an organized, analytical, problem-solver with the ability to work efficiently and effectively with other functional areas to meet or exceed quality and delivery requirements. A very necessary and important responsibility for this position is troubleshooting customer complaints and working within the plant to resolve issues. Exceptional customer service skills are a must to be a successful candidate for this position. Ideally seeking someone with experience within the CPG/ Retail sector.


  • S&OP - Responsible for ensuring timely and accurate plant input into the monthly S&OP.   Review accuracy and forecast for the plants and work with them on concerns and work with sales to determine root-cause reasons for over or under forecasts. Responsible for day to day execution of the S&OP plan for supply and production planning.  Responsible to react to monthly, weekly and daily changes to forecast that affect supply and production planning.
  • Supply and Production Planning - Work in conjunction with buyers, make planners, scheduling Mgrs.  Ensure timely, efficient and optimized execution of POs.  Wrk with regional buyer to conduct efficient cost trade-off to ensure optimal sourcing of raw items either from Mills or from other plants / Work with scheduling mgr to ensure optimal yield and efficient machine schedule.
  • Inventory and material management - Responsible for front-line total inventory accountability.  Keep track of inventory progression, Root cause increase (or shortage) of inventory.  Work with buy planner to reduce raw material inventory through use of substitutes, Use of excess at other plants, Ensure right inventory in right quantity is available at the right time at the plants for processing. 
  • Customer and Sales Orders - Work in conjunction with inside sales, review and determine MTS vs. MTO items, manage aged finished goods inventory, review order book to ensure date maintenance by ISR’s, troubleshoot customer complaints and work within plant to resolve issues. 
  • Strategy - Creates strategies for planning, fulfillment, inventory control, and distribution to support the production network with the highest degree of customer satisfaction, at the lowest cost, while aligning with the company’s business strategies.  Document physical supply chain processes, such as workflows, cycle times, position responsibilities, or system flows across material requirements planning, inventory control, warehousing or receiving.

Desired Experience

  • Advanced knowledge of the entire process flow from raw material through production to customer delivery;Experienced with inventory controls
  • Advanced knowledge of machine capabilities and performance
  • Advanced knowledge of customer requirements
  • Expertise in scheduling functionality and process
  • Ability to act quickly and professionally to frequent unplanned changes
  • Proficient PC and Microsoft Office skills – Excel, Word, E-mail, Oracle;Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Strong change management skills and experiences
  • Ability to delegate and promote team growth; Excellent analytical, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter that is adept at taking initiative; Open minded problem solver willing to experiment with new approaches




Company Information

Worthington Industries operates under a long-standing corporate philosophy rooted in the Golden Rule, with earning money for its shareholders as the first corporate goal. As a market leader in metals manufacturing for nearly 60 years, we put people first, whether they’re our employees, shareholders, customers or suppliers. We’re looking for individuals who share our people-first philosophy and can help us continually innovate and grow through their insights, leadership and unique talents.

Worthington Industries (NYSE: WOR) is a global metals manufacturer serving growing end markets including automotive, construction, energy, agriculture, alternative fuel and many other markets. Our family of 10,000 employees in over 80 facilities throughout 10 countries has helped us earn the respect of our customers, our communities and our industry. With sales of approximately $ 3 billion annually, our company has been recognized by FORTUNE magazine as a “Most Admired Company” and four times as a “100 Best Companies to Work For.”

Worthington Industries Inc., and its subsidiaries, is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered regardless of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, disability or veteran’s status.


Alternate Locations:  

Nearest Major Market: Columbus
Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin

Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain, Supply, Oracle, Database, Operations, Technology