Job #: 3016

Title: Supply Planner – Newark, CA


  • Other
  • Job Type:

  • Contract
  • Contract Pay Rate:
  • $50-75
    • Anywhere
    • Posted 3 weeks ago

    Supply Planners have primary responsibility to manage the supply planning activities across multiple products families to ensure timely availability of products. Scope of activities for this role include supply-demand balancing, development of FG & component safety stock strategies, planning and executing product phase in/out strategies, exception management etc. The supply planner is responsible for meeting service level goals, minimizing inventory and expedited shipping. Supply planner will work closely with regions, product groups, factory and suppliers.Your Contribution:Move fast. Speak up. Decide and own. Drive change. Exceed customer needs. These are some of the winning behaviors you’ll need for success. In this role you will:o   Create weekly finished goods MPS plans supporting one of the following business groups: Digital Music, Gaming portfolio, Jaybird, Mobility.o   Own the WW capacity Review process.o   Drive resolution of weekly exceptions to ensure rapid decision making and timely execution.o   Apply advanced analytics to the creation of inventory planning parameters and policies.o   Inventory projection and analysis.o   Assist development of launch requirements with Business Units and Regions for Phase-in/Phase-out productso   Develop allocations plans to optimize constrained availability against prioritized demand
    Skills: Must have a degree in engineering, science or similar discipline with preference given to advanced degree. o   Outstanding analyst and understanding of the use of analytic and optimization techniques such as LP, Monte Carlo simulation, etc.o   Ability to analyze trade-offs between inventory, air freight, capacity, etc. and make informed decisions/ recommendations.o   Experienced participation in S&OP processeso   Demonstrated decision making ability in face of uncertain or incomplete informationo   3 + years applicable supply chain experience with preference given to global experienceo   Excellent communication and facilitation skills. o   Should have basic foundation of planning tools and material planning processes [Excel/Google docs, MRP, Simulation, Product BOMs, Safety stock theory, inventory management]o   Experience with ERP system (Oracle)

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