Master Planner/Scheduler

Job Details

Division: Nucor Fastener Indiana

Location: St. Joe, IN, United States  


Basic Job Functions:

Nucor Fastener has an opening for a Master Planner/Scheduler at our facility in St, Joe, Indiana.   The successful candidate will be responsible for creating and maintaining production schedules for the operation.  Work with the Production, Sales, and Finance teams to ensure alignment on scheduling, forecasting, and inventory management goals while providing quick response to production issues. This role is focused on, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:


  • Review historical sales trends, research demand drivers, prepare forecast data, develop statistical forecast models and evaluate forecast results
  • Manage work center input/output loading and resolve differences between loads and available capacity. 
  • Measure the utilization and efficiency of work centers and collaborate across multiple departments to address improvement opportunities  
  • Evaluate and maintain raw and finished goods inventory based on forecast demand
  • Manage inventory levels to set and maintain safety stock and lead times


Safety is the most important part of all jobs within Nucor; therefore, candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate, lead, and uphold safety policies, practices, procedures, and housekeeping standards at all times.    

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two (2) year degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or a related field
  • Three (3) years’ experience in production scheduling/planner for a manufacturing operation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience with ERP/MRP Systems (AS400, Microsoft Dynamics, Oracle, SAP, etc.)
  • APICS S&OP (Sales and Operations Planning) or Oliver Wright IBP Certification

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. Nucor will not sponsor the need for a visa now or in the future.

Nucor is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – M/F/Disabled/Vets – and a drug – free workplace

Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne