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Last Updated: 6/10/24

Job Description

The Inventory Manager position works closely with the manufacturing organization to improve scheduling and prioritize on time delivery to customers. He/She will perform the task of liaison between Sales, Manufacturing, and other various departments within the organization.

Essential Functions

• Maintains inventory targets and reporting for multiple sites
• Works with Finance to determine Excess and Obsolete (E&O) reserve
• Creates recommendations for disposition of E&O material
• Maintains customer safety stock agreements in Oracle for multiple sites
• Designs standards for internal safety stocks and periodically reviews and updates based on sales data
• Creates intercompany orders and manages delivery schedule to meet customer request dates
• Manages Oracle item attributes to align with business needs
• Confers with department supervisors to determine status of assigned projects
• Prepares various reports
• Performs other duties as assigned

Education and Experience

• Bachelor’s degree (Industrial Management or related field preferred)
• 2+ years’ production planning experience
• Experience in a job shop manufacturing environment preferred
• Experience with an ERP system; ability to easily extract data (Oracle preferred)
• APICS certification or equivalent experience
• Strong analytical skills
• Confident self-starter that demonstrates initiative and enthusiasm
• Good interpersonal, organizational, verbal, and written communication skills
• Demonstrates a clear understanding of policies and procedures of operation; complies with and applies policies and procedures appropriately
• Keeps current with and effectively applies new work methods, skills, and technologies to complete work
• Demonstrates the willingness and competence to work in multiple functional areas
• Plans, prioritizes, and organizes work effectively to produce measurable results
• Assesses situations accurately and determines appropriate action
• Identifies and utilizes resources effectively and responsibly
• Takes ownership for own self-development

Work Environment

• General office environment.
• Hybrid schedule – three days onsite in our Chicago plant


Company Details

Columbus, Ohio, United States
Worthington Steel (NYSE:WS) is a metals processor that partners with customers to deliver highly technical and customized solutions. Worthington Steel’s expertise in carbon flat-roll steel processing, electrical steel laminations and tailor welded solutions are driving steel toward a more sustainable future. As one of the most trusted metals processors in North America, Worthington Steel and its...