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Trainee, Import Planning

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1. Ensure customer demand is accurately translated to MLX and non-MLX manufacturing plants via purchase documents. 

2. To process all, expedite requests sent by customer service and actively follow up with the manufacturing plants to assure customer satisfaction 

3. Coordinate the expedite process between customer service and the Molex manufacturing plants.

4. To monitor and control all aspects of the purchase document backlog, i.e. overdue, reschedules, unscheduled, substitutions/replacements, returns to ensure MD04 is as clean as possible 

5. To manage the supply delivery performance of Molex manufacturing plants and external vendors. 

6. To support the allocation process in cooperation with relevant stakeholders. 

7. Monitor key performance indicators and take appropriate actions required to meet set targets. 

8. Undertake other duties as requested by Management, which within the competence of the Post Holder 

9. Support the periodic review of inventory strategies and of demand planning selection 

10. Work with Sales and Product Managers on various order issues such as promising, delivery dates, cancellations, and returns. Assists sales in determining standard pack and minimum order quantities for part. 

11. Support continuous improvement processes 

12. Participate and Contribute to the development of GSC CoE with creative and innovative ideas 


• Any degrees (EX. Diploma, BA, B.Sc & B.Com) 

• In addition, good PC skills (e.g. Microsoft excel), VBA knowledge are required. 

• Knowledge in SAP PREFERRED: English is essential whilst fluency in one of the other major languages would be a distinct advantage. (French, Mandarin Chinese, German


Freshers with supply chain/planning, procurement related function. 


One year SAP experience is desirable preferably gained in a supply chain/planning, procurement related function. Applicants with less experience will be considered, but it may take longer to be able to perform all duties as specified.


• The ideal candidate will be self-assured and have an organized approach as she/he will be expected to work independently in a high-pressure environment. 

• Problem Solving and good negotiation skills: Offer solutions and efficient responses to meet customer requirements operating within the company guidelines and goals. 

• Decision Making: Make efficient decisions meeting customer requirements following company policies and business guidelines. 

• Communication skills to liaise with internal and external contacts. 

PREFERRED: The ideal candidate will be proactive, flexible, shows genuine interest in customer needs and has a sense of urgency. The candidate will have an organized approach, is expected to work independently in a high-pressure environment and needs to show a sense of urgency to address customer issues. Confidentiality is a requirement in this position. Commercial sense is important as well as sensitivity to the needs of others

Koch is an equal and opportunity employer. 

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