PDS Tech Inc Demand Planner in Cupertino, California
PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Supply Chain Planner in Cupertino, CA,
Analyze forecasted demand, inventory, develop weekly supply plans that meet customer demands.
Results should meet target of fill rate, while minimizing total inventory cost
Execute weekly plans optimally to minimize future gaps and maximize inventory turns
Analyze and set system parameters to optimize inventory and meet service level goals and minimize costs
Maintain and update ERP master data for planning parts at various plants.
Also responsible to initiate Engineering Change requests based on material life cycle
Analyze and resolve product backlogs, fill rates on a daily basis. Identify problem areas, and drive appropriate functional groups to correct.
Work closely with cross functional teams such as finished goods planning and factory operations teams to ensure sufficient capacities and materials to meet supply requirements
Attend weekly conference calls with Europe and Asia-Pacific teams to sync on supply-demand matching regionally and globally
Publish weekly factory forecast, ensure deltas and gaps are clearly communicated and bridged
Identify opportunities for system enhancement and work with key business stakeholders and IT to implement continuous system improvements
Strong analytical skills combined with business acumen to make operational decisions on the fly
Effective collaboration and communication approach to influence peers and executive management
Excellent knowledge and demonstrated expertise in supply chain management concepts: forecasting, demand planning, inventory optimization
Experience with ERP planning solutions such as SAP, Oracle, etc.
APICS certification preferred
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree with a focus in business, supply chain management, mathematics, engineering, or logistics
MBA or Master’s Degree in supply chain, logistics, or industrial engineering preferred
Minimum 3 years of forecasting, planning, purchasing, inventory or related experience
Proven track record in delivering on operational KPI’s, while managing projects and initiatives
Experience in electronic product service supply chain a strong plus
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.