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Production/Material Planner

ID:  4184
Function:  Operations
Location: 

Penang, MY


Organization & Role

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.

Responsibilities

•    Establish inventory strategies that support business objectives of on time delivery while minimizing excess and obsolescence
•    Ability to work with global supply base to align material to support build plans
•    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 suppliers as well as internal teams to reduce material lead-times and cost
•    Ability to clearly communicate to Senior Management

Basic Qualifications & Skills

•    Strong understanding of MRP tools 
•    Experience with simulation software (Kinaxis is a plus)
•    Experience with MS Office 
•    Experience working with Contract Manufacturing
•    Experience working with global supply-chains
•    Excellent problem solving
•    Solid verbal and written skills
•    Commitment to excellence, efficiency, and product quality
•    Solid presentation skills
•    Ability to identify problems then recommend a solution and implement

Education

•    BS in Business Administration/Industrial Engineering
•    Minimum of <X> years of supply chain or planning experience

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