General Purpose :
Supply chain planners are responsible for executing supply chain strategy on assigned product categories or business units as defined by management.
Supply chain planners will work continually to identify opportunities to align inventory with identified targets while pursuing opportunities for cost reduction and risk mitigation.
Lead Supply Chain Planners have the additional role of communicating business objectives, deadlines, methodology and procedures to the general planning group as assigned.
This role is critical to maintain performance measures, communicate challenges within the broader group to management and work to improve team performance and communication.
Position Summary, Responsibilities and Expectations :
Plan, analyze and initiate activities (Purchase Requisition, transfer, rework) for supply alignment to forecast and actualized demand signals
Execute root cause analysis of stock outs, late and overstock situations and propose improvement plans to minimize inventory exposure and maximize revenue.
Work closely to ensure vendor delivery compliance including a root cause analysis on all late shipments
Evaluate and recommend improvements continually to respective supply chain
Work on director sponsored projects and / or process improvements (including associated cost analysis)
Ensure on-time customer deliveries by working across a multi-functional team to prioritize incoming deliveries, reserve incoming supply and manage outgoing customer orders based on Customer Request Date and Promise Date.
Participate and support monthly SIOP activities
Identify and communicate supply chain disruptions to internal cross functional groups as needed and work toward resolution
Essential Skills and Experience :
REQUIRED : Bachelor’s Degree in related field or 5 years experience in planning production, turnkey product planning and / or raw material planning.
Experience using ERP systems and MRP / DRP tools; Oracle EBS knowledge a plus
Demonstrated experience working with cross functional stakeholders to identify and synchronize on action plans
Proven project management and meeting facilitation skills
Demonstrated professionalism in working with management and suppliers
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
Familiar with Omnify and Smartsheet interfaces
NICE TO HAVE
High volume CE / Consumer Electronics experience
Ability to speak and read Mandarin, a plus