Planner 3, Supply Chain

  • Full-time
  • Business Function: Supply Chain
  • Work Location: BangPa-In Building 3--LOC_WDT_TH1413
  • Job Type (exemption status): Exempt position - Please see related compensation & benefits details below

Company Description

At Western Digital, our vision is to power global innovation and push the boundaries of technology to make what you thought was once impossible, possible.

At our core, Western Digital is a company of problem solvers. People achieve extraordinary things given the right technology. For decades, we’ve been doing just that. Our technology helped people put a man on the moon.

We are a key partner to some of the largest and highest growth organizations in the world. From energizing the most competitive gaming platforms, to enabling systems to make cities safer and cars smarter and more connected, to powering the data centers behind many of the world’s biggest companies and public cloud, Western Digital is fueling a brighter, smarter future.

Binge-watch any shows, use social media or shop online lately? You’ll find Western Digital supporting the storage infrastructure behind many of these platforms. And, that flash memory card that captures and preserves your most precious moments? That’s us, too.

We offer an expansive portfolio of technologies, storage devices and platforms for business and consumers alike. Our data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital®, G-Technology™, SanDisk® and WD® brands.

Today’s exceptional challenges require your unique skills. It’s You & Western Digital. Together, we’re the next BIG thing in data.

Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supply Planning for Consumer Solutions-Hard Drives segment to ensure attainment of the company’s revenue plans
  • Establish weekly and quarterly operational demand and trade orders to develop the Master Production Schedule for Contract Manufacturers
  • Weekly and quarterly MPS for capacity planning including tooling requirements, HDD requirements, and freight planning
  • Plan weekly/quarterly freight mode optimization i.e. use of truck and ocean freight
  • Weekly HDD allocation plan between Contract Management sites to support the MPS
  • Review Contract Manufacturing commitment versus build request plan
  • A product transition schedule with appropriate buffers is needed to ensure no supply gap to meet order fulfillment and minimize End of Life exposures
  • Supply commit review and escalation reports
  • Work with Factory, logistics, and operational teams to resolve issues
  • Manage Finished Good Inventory freight mode optimization in conjunction with the logistics team to deliver quarterly freight cost savings target
  • Maintenance of Finished Good sourcing, BOM for HDD consumptions including transitions
  • Work out closely with the team to support the urgent request, and pull-in/push-out builds to meet the customers' requirement

Qualifications

REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field e.g. Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Demand/Supply Planning, SCM, Planner/specialist, or related field.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with ERP systems, Oracle, SAP, and Tableau

PREFERRED:

  • Experience in Logistic and Supply Chain
  • Experience in Demand/Supply strategy
  • Advanced Skills in Excel, formula

SKILLS:

  • Analytical and Problem Solving Skills
  • Good English communication (Speaking and Writing)
  • Excellent written and oral communication, interpersonal and relational skills, with the ability to quickly develop relationships of trust and confidence with a variety of people and personalities, at all levels within an organization
  • Self-motivated with the ability to effectively multi-task and work collaboratively in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Strong active listening skills with the ability to ask thoughtful and probing questions to determine client needs
  • Ability to make clear, logical decisions based on facts, taking into consideration the big picture, long and short term effects, and exercising sound judgment when handling complaints, confidential and sensitive issues
  • Demonstrate ability to deliver consistent positive results through influencing, coordinating, and managing the efforts of others

Additional Information

Western Digital thrives on the power and potential of diversity. As a global company, we believe the most effective way to embrace the diversity of our customers and communities is to mirror it from within. We believe the fusion of various perspectives results in the best outcomes for our employees, our company, our customers, and the world around us. We are committed to an inclusive environment where every individual can thrive through a sense of belonging, respect and contribution.

Western Digital is committed to offering opportunities to applicants with disabilities and ensuring all candidates can successfully navigate our careers website and our hiring process. Please contact us at [email protected] to advise us of your accommodation request. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.