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Supply Chain Planner

Date: Jun 3, 2021

Location: Columbus, OH, US, 43085

Company: Worthington Industries, Inc


As a Supply Chain Planner supporting the CPG side of our Cylinders business, this role is responsible for conducting in depth analysis and making recommendations that drive improvements in the supply chain, resulting in reductions of the overall inventory exposure and the best total landed cost within the Retail Product business unit. This role will partner with product development, sales and operations teams to understand the diverse needs of each group (e.g. new products, new markets, new production methods) and develop innovative, cost-effective solutions within an international supply chain network. A successful candidate has the ability to analyze a situation and determine the most effective and efficient outcome to meet the needs of the business while communicating throughout to all the essential functional units. 


  • Develops and maintains a working knowledge of end to end supply chain components. 
  • Responsible for analyzing supply chain systems/processes.
  • Develops recommendations based upon business needs of each component. 
  • Applies strategies to enhance existing product supply chain networks and develops new product networks. 
  • Utilizes Lean/Six Sigma processes and techniques to identify and remove waste, variability and excess lead time in our existing processes. 
  • Responsible for performing the regular analysis, review and manipulation of parameters used to deploy inventory throughout the supply chain.
  • Interacting daily with key cross functional groups to ensure service is met.
  • Designs, develops and performs analysis on key inventory KPIs to determine when KPIs are out of acceptable tolerances, to determine root causes and to identify unfavorable trends requiring attention. 
  • Responsible for tracking, analyzing and communicating performance and exceptions.
  • Develops new tools and improves existing metrics to evaluate supply chain performance.
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Desired Experience

  • Familiarity with CPG S&OP processes is strongly desired.
  • Strong analytical capability
  • Demonstrated ability in process improvement, metric development and problem solving is required 
  • Ability to get results from cross functional teams
  • Strong understanding of supply chain functions and management concepts
  • Intermediate level skill in Microsoft Excel (e.g. data sorting, pivot tables and charts) 
  • Basic level skill in Microsoft Access and PowerPoint 
  • Experience with international manufacturing supply chains desired.
  • Experience with network modeling tools, network optimization and long range planning a plus
  • 2 - 5 Years of applicable experience preferred


Bachelors in Finance or Accounting
Bachelors or equivalent in Supply Chain or Logistics

Worthington Industries (NYSE:WOR) is a leading global industrial manufacturing company delivering innovative solutions to customers that span many industries including transportation, construction, industrial, agriculture, retail and energy. Worthington is North America’s premier value-added steel processor and producer of laser welded products; and a leading global supplier of pressure cylinders and accessories for applications such as fuel storage, water systems, outdoor living, tools and celebrations. The Company’s brands, primarily sold in retail stores, include Coleman®, Bernzomatic®, Balloon Time®, Mag Torch® and Well-X-Trol®. Worthington’s WAVE joint venture with Armstrong is the North American leader in innovative ceiling solutions.


Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, and founded in 1955, the Company follows a people-first philosophy with earning money for its shareholders as its first corporate goal. Relentlessly finding new ways to drive progress and practicing a shared commitment to transformation, Worthington makes better solutions possible for customers, employees, shareholders and communities. 

Alternate Locations:  

Nearest Major Market: Columbus
Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin

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