PLANNER (semiconductor industry, fast-paced environment, SAP)

DNLH resources| Date Posted: 15-Feb-2021
EA Licence No: 02C2813|EA Personal Registration No: R1105107
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Job Nature:
Permanent, Contract
Position Level:
Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours

Job Description


Our client, a listed US multinational corporation and leader in its field, is seeking a suitable individual to join as Planner.


The Planner will specialize in planning activities involving production control, inventory control, process control or shop floor control / Material Resources Planning (MRP) integrity.  Specific job duties include, inter alias, the following:

  • Maintain SAP work order release schedule that provides material on-time to manufacturing and engineering including rescheduling and/or technically completing work orders as required.
  • Increase component availability at time of release by performing pre-shortage analysis. Perform work order variance analysis.
  • Review MRP execution and ensure accuracy of information; this includes reconciling supply and demand and validating master scheduling and/or PDS requirements.
  • Review and ensure proper disposition of Engineering Change Orders (ECO's).  Perform regular system maintenance and audits to ensure system accuracy.  Prepare status reports of all ECOs and ECRs in process
  • Participate in floor audits with Finance and resolve WIP issues. Attend production meetings and provide status on material shortage commit dates.
  • Change "make" level lead times in accordance with reality on the manufacturing floor.
  • Work with Engineers to manage materials for special engineering projects, working with work centers on shop floor control activities.
  • Inventory Control – Analyze usage data and stock levels to order parts to satisfy service levels; maintain inventory levels per plan and expedite shortages; may forecast spare parts needs. Examine material variances, resolve problems where possible, and/or communicate more difficult problems to management. Assist in setting up new inventory systems or modifying existing systems, when necessary; assign appropriate expediting duties to expediters. May manage obsolete inventories.
  • Process Control – Participate in identifying root cause and corrective action from PCI reporting and metrics, drive cycle counting.


We expect the successful candidate to possess:

  • Diploma or degree qualification
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience in a fast-paced environment 
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Excellent hands-on working knowledge of SAP
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills


If you are keen to pursue this job opportunity, please email your detailed Word format resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resume], quoting "Planner" as the subject matter.

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