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Analyst, Import Planning

Description

PRIMARY PURPOSE: 

The Analyst / Senior Analyst -Planner balances supply with demand into the designated supply chain hub by maintaining a healthy inventory level and keep excess stock to a minimum. He/she will choose the most cost-effective mode of transportation from manufacturing entities and he/she ensures on-time delivery into the supply chain hub to meet customer demand.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure customer demand is accurately translated to MLX and non-MLX manufacturing plants via purchase documents.
  • To process all expedite requests sent by customer service and actively follow up with the manufacturing plants to assure customer satisfaction
  • Coordinate the expedite process between customer service and the Molex manufacturing plants.
  • 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
  • To manage the supply delivery performance of Molex manufacturing plants and external vendors.
  • To support the allocation process in cooperation with relevant stakeholders.
  • Monitor key performance indicators and take appropriate actions required to meet set targets.
  • Undertake other duties as requested by Management, which within the competence of the Post Holder
  • Support the periodic review of inventory strategies and of demand planning selection
  • Support continuous improvement processes and automation projects
  • Review the safety stock and VSFB load (forecast) as suggested by S&OP and will challenge S&OP teams when suggestions are not in line with actual numbers.
  • Works 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 parts
  • Manage slow and excess or obsolete material
  • Provides data, analysis, reports, etc. to management as requested
  • Provide training to trainees and to the set expectations
  • Participate and Contribute to the development of GSC CoE with creative and innovative ideas

SCOPE: Position holder will be a member of the Global Planning team

EDUCATION:

REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or related field
  • Ability to write and communicate in English Language effectively.

PREFERRED:

  • APICS or related Supply Chain Certifications.
  • Additional Language Skills (e.g. Mandarin, Japanese, German…)

WORK EXPERIENCE:

REQUIRED: 2+ years of experience in global planning, scheduling, purchasing materials requirement or supply chain in SAP environment. Exposure to planning strategies and GS&OP.

PREFERRED: Hands on experience on analytic tools BW, Every Angle, Power BI etc.

SKILLS & ABILITIES:

REQUIRED:

  • Be self-assured and an organized approach as she/he will be expected to work independently in a high-pressure environment.
  • Good organization skills and the ability to work across different functions and divisions
  • Proven to be able to apply economic and critical thinking skills within your daily job and have an analytical mindset with data mining capabilities.
  • Previous MRP software experience, SAP ECC/BW
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, a good listener
  • Very good SAP and Excel knowledge is required
  • Good Presentation skills & cross-cultural traits.
  • Ability to travel as needed

PREFERRED:

  • Detail Oriented, able to anticipate problems and diffuse situations.
  • A self-motivated individual who can successfully manage and prioritize own workload with minimal supervision

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