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Material Planning Specialist

2024-05-08

Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City Supply Chain Distribution / Purchasing / Logistics Full-time Presence at the workplace

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In automotive production, water treatment plants or chemical systems - around the world, electronic sensors and automation components by Pepperl+Fuchs guarantee smooth and safe operations. We know that dedicated and highly motivated employees are crucial to our success. As we want to continue growing, we hope to find, as soon as possible, for our subsidiary in Vietnam a

Material Planning Specialist A

Job Purpose:

  • The Material Planning Specialist A (MPO A) must ensure the availability of raw materials and merchandise to meet the production schedule short-term and long-term.
  • The Material Planning Specialist A (MPO A) buys in the right quantity and quality, and in the most cost-effective way for the company, while ensuring inventory efficiency.
  • The Material Planning Specialist A (MPO A) is able to buy raw materials and merchandise within the P + F Company from a remote location and maintains a strong relationship with internal colleagues and external suppliers

Major Accountabilities:

  • Maintain relationships with existing suppliers
  • Ensure process adherence and use of best practices by executing the documented operational procedures
  • Monitor supplier performance, focus on delivery, quantity and reliability. Cooperate with Purchasing to derive and execute control plan to bring supplier’s rating to an acceptable level
  • Planning of purchased and distribution orders with advanced planning system in consideration of the upstream and downstream requirements
  • Issue Purchase Orders and verify that the suppliers have received them and do confirmation
  • Update & maintain parameter in ERP system according to planning concept
  • Ensure that all materials are planned and received on time. Follow up on all purchase orders to ensure that scheduled delivery dates are met
  • Cooperate with supply chain planning to analyze demand, adapting raw material delivery schedule and quantity to minimize the impact to production and customers
  • Performing search (RFQ) from open market with approved supplier list and put up justification for any premium buy or change of mode of transport request
  • Coordinate engineering changes or alternative solution with other departments and suppliers
  • Follow up on external claim related to discrepancy in price, quantity & quality
  • Review shelf life constraint or solderability requirement commodities to ensure availability
  • Minimise obsolete stock to reduce scrap cost
  • Review and manage material scrap activities
  • Responsible to investigate and report on process and technology exceptions to drive towards efficiency and effectiveness, as part of the continuous improvement process
  • Track and maintain proper levels of stocked inventory within approved guideline and defined KPI
  • Assure that the purchased raw material and merchandise will meet the requirements of the contract as well as government specifications
  • Prepare and report planning relevant KPI’s – SFM participation including escalation (handling of escalation cases, etc.)
  • Work with material quality department and follow up on critical issue to ensure that the material supply can resume with minimal impact to supply chain planning and production
  • Purchase in right quantity, quality and right time while ensuring material cost reduction target
  • Lead sub-project which is given by superior
  • Provide necessary training and advise Material Planning Operations Specialist B on daily handling and operational matters

Job Specification

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Economics or related fields
  • Minimum 2 years of work experience in a professional structure manufacturing environment and material planning or purchasing
  • Working experiences within an Electronic Manufacturing industry is preferred
  • Good command of English in both verbal and written communication
  • Good computer and Microsoft Office skills are required
  • Good knowledge of planning and ordering via ERP system
  • Commodity technical knowledge would be an advantage

Have we piqued your interest?

Then we would like to meet you. We look forward to your application as soon as possible.

Jane Vu | Pepperl+Fuchs contact person

Jane Vu

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