Material Planner

Location: Penang
Job ID: ENV1


Job description:

Principal Responsibilities:

• Purchases and provides order fulfillment activities in support of business demand to positively

impact inventory turns and have predictable and accurate supplier on-time delivery.

• Manages the order status process, including ensuring shipping and delivery information is

accurate in company's systems. Ensures post Purchase Order (PO) placement updates are

complete following PO backlog management process to include tracking, reporting and

communication with matrix team members along with working with supplier(s) to meet


• Develops and manages relationship with suppliers to hold them accountable for meeting

shipping and delivery commitments to include system and process improvements at both

company and the supplier.

• Works with warehouse and logistics teams, including transportation carriers, to ensure product

is received and delivered on time; lead/drive/support process improvements.

• Manages non-conforming inventory, including product disposition and in-process failures.

• Provides timely communication to planners, sales and customer operations on order status and

problem resolution.

• Assists in managing inventory aging and fill rate including disposition - stock

rotation/liquidations as appropriate to meet the goals of the business.

• Supports group and/or organization key initiatives and objectives through contributions on

project teams to include support of supplier management activities.

• Other duties as assigned.


Job Level Specifications:

• Foundational knowledge of specialized disciplines, industry practices and standards, acquired

via academic instruction and/or relevant work experience of substantially the same level.

• Develops solutions to defined tasks, typical assignments and projects. May be solved by the

application of specialized foundational knowledge, using existing approaches and solutions.

• Work is usually performed independently and requires the exercise of judgment and discretion.

Receives initial direction although work may be reviewed for accuracy and quality.

• Collaborates with immediate management and team members within the department or


• Actions typically affect own work assignments and department. Erroneous decisions or failure

to accomplish work may require some assistance or resources to remedy.


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