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Material Planner

Company: Inspur Systems
Location: Milpitas
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

Inspur Systems Inc., located in Milpitas, CA, is ranked by Gartner among the Top 3 largest server manufacturers in the world. Inspur provides our global customers with data center servers and storage solutions which are Tier 1 quality and performance, energy efficient, cost effective and built specific to actual workloads and data center environments. As a leading total solutions and services provider, Inspur is capable of providing total solutions at IaaS, PaaS and SaaS level with high-end servers, mass storage systems, cloud operating system and information security technology.We are looking for a Material Planner to join our Milpitas office, CA. Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with Demand Planning group to fully understand MRP (Materials Requirement Planning) demand and supply needs and balance those against operational goals including LEAN manufacturing principles.
  • Understand the details of manufacturing processes, translating those into appropriate supply plans, and executing successfully against those plans.
  • Understand lead times for the parts and the effects to Material Planning, including the variation of the logistics lead time to ensure on time supply.
  • Understand in depth the technical functionality of MRP process including the effect of yield factors, safety stock and multiple sources of demand.
  • Plan, schedule, and manage the materials for delivering time-critical components to support assigned production area and/or service areas.
  • Plan material requirements from multiple demand sources: production, service, engineering, re-manufacturing, other OEMs.
  • Work with direct suppliers and Inspur headquarter to establish the appropriate delivery quantity and frequency for Just In Time (JIT) delivery and line-side replenishment quantities; coordinate with Supply Chain Specialist and Logistics as needed, ultimately ensuring the right quantity at the right time to achieve production goals (no production line impact).
  • Identify system demand and/or BOM issues and resolve inventory discrepancies.
  • Using the inbound logistics tools, monitor the supplier shipments status and define appropriate actions if shipment is out of standard.
  • Maintain MRP master data parameters to ensure accurate signals for quantity and dates generated by MRP (i.e., lead times, MOQ's, lot sizing, and safety stock) to minimize excess.
  • Assist in implementing systematic solutions to control inventory flow, minimize shortages, and maintain accuracy in ERP system.
  • Understand how the Manufacturing BOM (MBOM) is created from the Engineering BOM (EBOM) and can analyze, audit and propose the appropriate MBOM structure including option codes and multi-level structures and types.
  • Collaborate with Purchasing, Engineering, Change Control, and Document Control to coordinate Engineering Change Order timing, targeting minimal obsolescence.
  • Work fluidly in a highly cross-functional team environment involving manufacturing and product development teams, as well as supply chain specialists, manufacturing engineers, materials and logistics personnel.Requirements
    • Bachelor's degree with 3 to 5 years of related experience
    • Proficient knowledge and utilization of computers, MS Office Suite (i.e. Excel including, but not limited to spreadsheets, functions and advanced applications)
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to work under pressure required
    • Experience with SAP or Oracle preferred
    • Familiar with basic processes and logistics of supply chain
    • Fluency in Mandarin would be a big plus

Keywords: Inspur Systems, Milpitas , Material Planner, Professions , Milpitas, California

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