Associate Production Planner, Pink - Mast Global - Reynoldsburg, OH

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Reynoldsburg, OH, United States

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Job ID: 45320

Associate Production Planner, Lingerie & Apparel
Reports to a Production Planner or a Sr. Production Planner

Mast Global, part of the L Brands family, is a supply chain team recognized world-wide for its innovation, speed, efficiency and quality. Mast Global supports the $10 billion L Brands enterprise as its production, sourcing and logistics arm, providing our world-renowned brands with the best in end-to-end make and move solutions. Mast Global includes development, production and sourcing of intimates, apparel, accessories and gifts, home fragrances, and personal care; technical services focused on production efficiency, regulatory compliance and quality assurance; and a full-service logistics operation that delivers global supply chain solutions beyond basic transportation, warehousing and distribution.

Our Production & Sourcing teams source the raw materials that go into all of our brand products and packaging. Materials are sourced from around the world and we manage production in factories in the U.S. and across the Far East. Mast was the first organization to master the art of speed sourcing - bringing products from concept to stores so fast it made the retail world's collective head spin. We were the best then - and we're still at the top after all these years.

Overall Objectives
The Associate Production Planner is an individual contributor responsible for owning end to end order management process for multiple brand channels inclusive of article creation, upload and maintenance of purchase orders, issue resolution in conjunction with offshore team (COMS), on order reporting and delivery tracking. Additionally, the individual contributor is responsible for tactical cross functional communication and issue resolution with regional partners and on order monitoring, tracking and reporting. Engages with supervisor and with time in role, different levels of leadership on production status, issue resolution and liability/dispute management. Manages day to day with some interaction from supervisor but is able to prioritize/organize autonomously after fully onboarded into role.

Order Management
-Initiate POs
-Manages PO amendment resolution
-Manage On Order Reporting
-Review, respond and determine impact from weekly OSR. Audit monthly
-Maintain Delivery Tracking
-Track dye and cut dates
-Directing offshore COMs team to enter data in to Mainframe and SAP
-Follow up of Planning requests to adjust on order
-Complete value Added Services
-Manages tactical problem solving related to on order with CF peers
-Ability to filter what needs elevated for issue resolution or can be resolved at this level.

-Review (all) and interpret (straightforward) liabilities
-Ensure timely receipt of liability confirmation post order placement
-Manage liability reporting
-Communication of liabilities to the brand
-Commitment contract/Raw Material reconciliation
-Dispute case management
-Risk Assessment of expiring liabilities
-Manages tactical systems work for cancellations of orders
-Document cancellations for monthly MPC meetings

Capacity Planning
-Ensure timely on order accuracy
-Manage and report out commitments without POs

Production Planning
-Support CGL creation and maintenance
-Adhere to order schedule and update necessary tracking documents for CF alignment
-Enter GNG dates in WIPS to facilitate discussion and attend weekly WIPS meetings
-Focus on order management related to speed orders, immediate issue resolution and escalation
-Publish order schedules related to both flow and new fashion styles
-Focus on order management related to speed orders, immediate issue resolution and escalation
-Maintain floorset reporting for late deliveries

Cross Functional Communication
-DC Ops
-Product Performance

Talent Management
-Assist/train new hires in onboarding phase
-Own creation and conversation related to IDP/PPO creation
-Own scheduling of one over one sessions with IDP as a focus
-May direct work of intern or contract resource

-Bachelor's degree
-1-3 years of experience in a related role
-At least one internship experience in a corporate environment preferred
-Proficient with Microsoft Office suite; proven Excel skills required
-Detail oriented with strong multi-tasking and organizational skills
-Strong work ethic
-Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

About Victoria's Secret

Victoria's Secret is the best lingerie brand in the world and dominates the global marketplace. There is no close second. Our name has become synonymous with all things feminine and sexy-from lingerie and sleepwear, to beauty products, to swim, sport and beyond. Whether shopping our stores, catalogue or website, or watching the Victoria's Secret Angels on the runway of the world's biggest fashion show, Victoria's Secret brings fantasy to life. We're innovative and have evolved and stayed relevant for 35+ years because of our fundamental belief that the customer rules!