Supply Chain Planner, II

Location MY-Penang
Job ID
95429
Function
Operations
Recruiter
Sri Sharmila Banu Dorai Raj
Position Level
II

Overview

 

At Zebra, we extend the edge of possibility by shaping the future of work on the front line—reinventing how businesses run and moving society forward.

We are a community of changemakers, innovators and doers who come together to deliver a performance edge to the front line of business. We develop new technologies and create new solutions with partners to help organizations act with greater visibility, connectivity, and intelligence—delivering better experiences for workers and those they serve.

Being a part of Zebra means being seen, heard, valued, and respected as you define your path to a fulfilling career. Here, you’ll have opportunities to learn and lead at a leading company, and you can channel your skills towards causes that you and the Zebra community care about, locally, and globally.

Together, we've only begun to define the edge of what's possible—for our people, our customers, and the world.

Build your edge. Build what's next.

 

Extend the edge of possibility by shaping the future of work on the frontline.

The Supply Chain Planning team is responsible for securing materials used in Zebra’s operations. Supply requirements are moderated by the team to ensure that inventory positions are appropriate to meet the demand requirements relative to forecasted levels, inventory on order and in transit from regional distribution centers, product life-cycle, quality and special customer requirements and/or projects. The team cooperates with are Global Demand Planners, Buyers, Operations, Order Management, Logistics, Finance, Helpdesk and Customer Experience Management teams.

 

The Supply Chain Planner II has a key role in the team. Beside standard materials planning responsibilities, the person is expected to participate in continuous improvement activities of materials management processes and project management work.

Responsibilities

  • Support and actively participate in deployment of supply chain model within region
  • Plan and develop supply schedule to keep sufficient inventory positions to support material requirements of internal or external customers
  • Regularly review and adjust demand plan with internal stakeholders
  • Applies Zebra’s procedures to resolve issues and mitigate constraints impacting supply plan including capacity, transportation, and order-management errors
  • Monitor open purchase orders to ensure on time deliveries; partner with Order Management to resolve any admin/order error(s)
  • Escalate shortages within the broader supply chain organization and work to support resolution
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships and communications with key cross functional stakeholders to confirm production/shipping schedules
  • Perform ad-hoc analysis as needed
  • Participate in cross-functional projects as a representative of the supply chain function

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Business, Supply Chain, Finance or related field preferred
  • 5+ years Purchasing/supply chain experience

  • International Supply Chain experience in service and/or manufacturing a plus
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skill
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Oracle knowledge a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel

Equal Opportunities:

Zebra is committed to offering equal opportunities and an inclusive & diverse working environment. Therefore we encourage applicants from all sections of the community

Zebra’s culture is encouraging and collaborative where employees are encouraged to learn and grow together. As we celebrate our 50th year, this is a phenomenal time to join us – we are excited to hear from you!

Zebra Benefit Package

We offer competitive pay, bonuses, benefits, career/personal growth and work/life programs to ensure that you are empowered to succeed as a member of the Zebra family

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