Sr. Regional Planner

GN Audio
Shenzhen/Shanghai - China
Published: August 12, 2019
Key Responsibilities,
1. Manage planning parameters (optimize/define/supply and inventory levels) such as forecast thresholds, lead times, and be the key point of contact both internally and externally for the supply plan schedules.
2. Create and manage regional supply build plan based on 52-week forecast.
3. Manage and own optimal levels of inventory, performing stock transfers, inventory optimization, supply constraints on regional/global sourced materials, slow moving inventory, sales initiatives, and scrapping process.
4. Own supply balancing short term regionally and globally allocation with global planning or other regions.
5. Evaluate requests from Sales and determine if request meets threshold as well as build capacity at regional and global levels.
6. Alignment between Product Demand & Fulfillment - Act as business partner advocate on product delivery dates and availability in collaboration with Flex regional planning, sales, demand planning and global planning.
7. Produce and manage regional delivery and shipping forecast priorities.
8. Participate in business system process development
9. Support Project management of existing/new initiatives and successfully implement project plans measured against key KPIÕs performance rates, capacity planning, and others to be defined.
10. Ongoing and active participation in planning related process development activities for short- and long-term goals.

Job Requirements,
1. 4-year degree in Business, or related field; MBA preferred
2. At least 3 years of Global or Regional Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP) experience or 3-5 years of experience working with an ERP/MRP environment
3. Experience in a global organization dealing with different cultures preferred
4. Business partner, distributor, and/or channel experience preferred
5. Project support tools skills.
6. Strong business sense with the ability to do detailed analytical and process design work while remembering the big picture.
7. Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies.
8. Excellent interpersonal communication skills, both written and verbal, speaking to technical and non-technical communities at all levels in the company, IT, Sales, VP, all levels.
9. Experience working directly with Service providers to facilitate defining business requirements (ability to work in an Agile manner)
10. Strong analytical and creative problem solver who is confident presenting new ideas to Business Users
11. Confident self-starter capable of setting plans and supporting projects to completion
12. User of ERP system with broad experience with and understanding of AX or other ERP system and the system functionality IT-wise
13. Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
14. Must be highly computer literate with strong MS Office and Windows, Excel (Pivot tables, Vlookups, etc�), Power Point and Word skills.
15. A team player who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment

Location: Shenzhen or Shanghai