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Production/Material Planner

ID:  4857
Function:  Operations

Alajuela, CR

We are the global test and automation specialists, powering next-generation technologies through sophisticated solutions. Behind every electronic device you use, Teradyne's test technology ensures your device works right the first time, every time! Our portfolio of automation solutions help manufacturers to develop and deliver products quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively. Together, Teradyne companies deliver manufacturing automation across industries and applications around the world!


  • Reviews stocking level and inventories for Consumable Parts.
  • Set up and performs Plan Level review.
  • Prepares and manages Consumable spare parts budget.
  • Initiates New Buys and stock replenishments to worldwide stocking centers.
  • Reviews & provides disposition for excess and obsolete materials.
  • Establish inventory strategies that support business objectives of on time delivery while minimizing excess and obsolescence.
  • Escalate and resolve critical issues within the supply chain.
  • Quickly respond to any changes in customer requests by doing supply chain simulations and analysis with suppliers to provide the best delivery date possible.
  • Work with Supplier Material Team to reduce material lead-times and cost.
  • Ability to clearly communicate to Senior Management.
  • Work with PSG and Engineering to help resolve customers and/or vendors part concerns.
  • Reviews and approves Field Replaceable Unit (FRU).
  • Any other tasks as assigned.

Basic Qualifications & Skills

  • Preferably  a graduate of BS Industrial Eng’g or its equivalent
  • 1-3 years planning experience
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency in completing analysis work in MS Excel & Access.
  • With high sense of urgency & can interface with different level of positions in the organization worldwide
  • Excellent communication & teamwork skills
  • High analytical ability
  • Must speak, read and write in English.
  • Willing to work on shifting schedules as the need arises.

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