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Production/Material Planner

ID:  5800
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!



The Teradyne New Products team is looking for a highly motivated Production/Material Planner that will work cross functionally with Engineering and Operations teams to establish and manage Electrical & Mechanical assembly builds and material shortages to meet our forecast. The Planner will work as part of a project team to close planning deliverables on time as projects move through design phase gates in preparation of the new product release.




  • Member of project team responsible to close planning deliverables through the engineering phase gates
  • Identify/escalate risks associated with closing planning deliverables
  • Work with Engineering and Operations to generate, load and manage the production of both Electrical & Mechanical builds at a contract manufacturer or in-house
  • Provide internal customer delivery commitments/updates on assemblies based on lead times, capacity and material readiness
  • Successfully hand off product to high volume manufacturing


Basic Skills


  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Solid understanding of MRP
  • MS Office, Oracle and Rapid Response

Skills & Education


  • BS in Business or equivalent degree, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of planning experience in an electrical and/or mechanical manufacturing environment

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