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Production/Material Planner

ID:  3582
Function:  Operations

Bayan Lepas, MY

Organization & Role

Location: Malaysia, Penang


The Teradyne Operations team is looking for a highly motivated, energetic, driven planner to focus on material plans that support our customers with on time delivery. The Planner must be a driven problem solver to support customer requests, and project plans while working to reduce lead-time and cost. The planner must ensure that plans are met while working to minimize excess and obsolescence. The planner must be a strong communicator to describe a material plan that supports the customer and describe the costs and risks to do so to Senior Management.


  • To work with Marketing specialist to understand customer needs, figure out ways to support customer requests, result orientated.
  • Analysis Customer changes order requests, analysis ATPs, workout trade off proposals, run Simulation with contract manufacturer to provide the best delivery commits in time manner.
  • To Calculate and put up demand variance buffer model in place to position independent forecast to support customer changes within drop window.
  • Be on top of any issues that may impact on time delivery, such as, gating shortages, drop in demand, quality issues and related ECO impact and so on.
  • Be responsible for the ECOs/deviation review and approval.
  • LTB parts ATP calculation and Commit.
  • Be responsible to clear paperwork in time to guarantee slots on time launching and shipping- CORC, Bookings and shipping holds. Z
  • Be responsible for Refurb material application and Customer approval process.
  • Any other tasks as assigned.

Basic Qualifications & Skills

  • BS/BA is preferred.
  • Understand MRP running logic in and out, related to multiple MRP centers Supply vs Consumption netting off, ATP concept, basic forecasting process.
  • must have a thorough understanding of ECO on planning aspects, material impacts, multiple level high level assembly impacts, future effective dates changes impact.
  • must be an experienced user of Excel, master and use basic excel formulas smoothly, access ability is a plus.
  • Willingness to learn and ability to handle pressure, challenges, be open mind and teamwork.
  • Problem solving skills, result Orientation.
  • Must speak, read and write in English, Mandarin is a Plus

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