Production Planning Manager – OCTG / SD Line Pipe

EVRAZ North America

Job Description Job Description At EVRAZ, our strength starts with our people As a team we collaborate to solve problems, contribute ideas and challenge each other to ensure growth and ultimately success for the business and our employees. This role oversees the collaboration with sales, operations, shipping, technical services, and finance to complete the production planning and scheduling of all the OCTG & small diameter line pipe mills from steel ordering to pipe delivery. The Manager oversees demand and supply scenario planning including material requirement management to ensure customer requirements are met.

This position provides supply options and trade-offs based on different priorities for all mills and will ensure that the schedules support on time delivery, inventory requirements, and EBIDTA goals. The Manager will ensure that demand is aligned with production planning and mill capacities throughout the fulfillment cycle, working closely with internal departments to gather and prioritize product and customer requirements. Responsibilities Manages the overall planning cycle for OCTG and SD line pipe mills Monitors production of customer orders through each plant process Ensure their direct reports are aligned with supply and demand across all facilities Ensure all procedures are regularly reviewed and updated and done so in accordance with established quality policies and company guidelines as well as develop new procedures as necessary to support added functions and responsibilities of the role and department Manages mill file reviews for OCTG and SD line pipe production Key point person during monthly planning cycle for projecting sales and developing baseline plans Provide regular updates on production and mill availability with management group for all OCTG & SD line pipe facilities Ensures that the production schedules are updated based on changes in customer requirements, production limitations and raw material availability Facilitate negotiations/resolutions between production, sales, shipping and other departments Manage and generate reports on raw material, work in progress and finished goods inventory Manage and review planning reports for key performance indicators for the team.

Attend the forecast meetings and understand drivers, challenge assumptions, and lead the team to agreement on the total demand plan Ensures that raw material is ordered and closely coordinates customer plans with supply planning Perform other essential duties as assigned by PRM or defined by company objectives Monitor, manage and accurately report the forecast for physical inventory levels for Alberta mills Requirements Bachelor’s degree in supply chain, operations management, business, mathematics or finance The ideal candidate will be a process oriented, persuasive, and capable of maintaining accuracy and functionality in a fast-paced environment Minimum of three years of experience in manufacturing planning and/or OCTG & small diameter line pipe business Excellent time management and the understanding hours will vary weekly based on demands of the role and monthly planning cycles Proficient in managing and analyzing various levels of supply chain processes (e.g., capacity planning, raw material planning, inventory planning, shipping and logistics) Excellent analytical skills Good written and oral communication skills Aptitude for problem solving and troubleshooting Comfort dealing with ambiguity Experience dealing with multi-site operations is preferred Strong interpersonal skills; able to deal with opposing opinions and effect in reaching a compromise Computer proficient with experience in spreadsheets, word processing (preferably Microsoft Office) Our total compensation package includes amazing benefits Competitive wages and bonus opportunities Family medical, dental, and prescription coverage at minimal employee cost Short and long term disability programs Competitive retirement plans Paid vacations and statutory holidays Apprenticeship and career advancement within the company Tuition reimbursement All applicants must be eligible to work in Canada without sponsorship. While we thank all those who apply, only those being actively considered for employment will be contacted. Equal Opportunity Employer EVRAZ North America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. EVRAZ North America is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail careersevrazna.com or call: (312) 533-3577.

We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Join a team that manufactures excellence, drives success and builds careers Company Description At EVRAZ North America, we manufacture engineered steel products for rail, energy and industrial end markets at six production sites located in the USA (Portland, Oregon; Pueblo, Colorado) and Canada (Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary, Camrose and Red Deer, Alberta). We are the largest North American producer by volume in the rail and large diameter pipe markets, and we hold leading positions in the Western Canada oil country tubular goods, small diameter pipe and West Coast plate markets.

EVRAZ offers competitive wages and benefits along with training, apprenticeships and development programs to help you accomplish your professional objectives. We encourage our employees to continue their education by providing tuition reimbursement and training opportunities. And our open door policy fosters a culture of open communication that allows every employee to have a voice in the company.

It’s how the best ideas come to light—and why the best people choose to work at EVRAZ.

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