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Planner 2, Materials

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Location: Shenzhen, 44, China 
Req ID: JR-0000041075


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Position Summary & Responsibilities

Ø General Purpose

1.Schedule production plan to meet customer requirement that taking into consideration of production capacity and material availability for normal business model

2.Run MRP and issue order to supplier to maintain stable materials supply and normal inventory level

3.Perform Planning/ Management analysis report and scenario planning

4.Work with OEM materials and finance department on monthly plan and coming daily/ weekly /months forecasts.

Ø Responsibilities

1.Interface with various functional areas, such as Production, Production engineering, Purchasing, Finance, import/export and Quality, in order to understand capacity and materials availability so as to meet Production and Shipment Schedule.

2.Run and maintain MRP to reflect to volume plan to pull in or push out material delivery to meet production requirement

3.Control the inventory in accordance with defined management objectives.

4.Provide assistance in resolving problems in rework/scrap, overshipment, shortages, engineering changes, subcontracting and the disposal of obsolete materials.

5.Work with OEM materials department and production to derive the Master production plan and Shipment Schedule.

6.Assist management with reports and analysis. Eg. Built vs Shipment plan, Delivery performance etc.

7.Beside maintaining data integrity of Planning information systems for assigned items, goes beyond by providing improvement on system management.

8.Evaluate and recommend requirements or changes in operation process

Qualification & Skills

Ø Education: Engineering or business related field or equivalent, B.S degree holder

Ø Experience: At least of 1 years of relevant working experience on planning

Ø Communication / Negotiation

Good communication skill in both English and Chinese with internal and external part

Ø Problem Solving

1.Ability to operate in a complex environment and apply judgment to resolve manufacturing conflicts

2.Ability to interface effectively with various functional areas and differing cultures

3.Good data analysis skill for SCM ,MRP and spending.

Ø Contribution / Leadership 

Ensure stable supply to customer and good inventory level as request

Ø Impact on Business / Scope: Production & materials planning to ensure delivery to customer

Ø Others: Good knowledge on spreadsheet packages and good MRP knowledge


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