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Materials Planner

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Location: San Jose, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000028049


  • Plans material replenishment for any commodities on a simple to moderate level
  • Uses existing material planning models to ensure optimal inventory levels
  • Interfaces with personnel both laterally and vertically to facilitate cross-functional problem solving
  • May provide management with specials reports upon request
  • Convert customer requirements into purchase requests in SAP
  • Manage RMA (Return Merchandise Authorization), RFFS (Request for Foreign Shipment) and interface with shipping and receiving
  • Manage ERP to create and modify inventory part number
  • Receive and stock materials into warehouse and ERP Document procedures 


  • Master's degree or equivalent
  • Familiar with the use of PC programs such as Outlook, Excel, Word, ERP (oracle preferred).
  • Work with technical and non-technical individuals in different levels of organization.
  • Ability to understand a technical drawing.
  • Able to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of clients and customers.
  • Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as forecasting, frequency distribution, analysis of variance and correlation techniques.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Ability to work with many types of personalities and across all levels of employment.
  • Ability to contribute to cross-functional teams.
  • Negotiation and persuasion skills are important to the success of this position.