We are looking for a Product /material planner to determine the product type/material necessary to meet the production schedule.  The planner is to work together with various departments to produce/purchase the needed product/material to sustain production line with healthy inventory levels. Analyze customer's demand forecast and purchase patterns to identify optimum inventory planning and reduce working capital. 


Monitor and manage critical product and high-risk material to prevent line down. Implement and maintain policies, procedures for product/material control systems and methodologies to optimize inventory turn ratios and indicators. Continuous improvement on processes to improve productivity.

Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • To understand the organization structure, planner roles and responsibility

  • Work with equipment team, manufacturing, process team, warehouse, facility and procurement team to determine the resources needed to meet production schedules

  • The planner often works from high complexity production plan to provide forecast and demand plan for the product/material needed to produce the product

  • Manage inventory levels and coordinate with procurement to maintain adequate levels of FG and raw materials according to the achievable lead time

  • Raise purchase requisitions resources through the procurement department and monitors scheduled lead time of good received

  • Continually working to improve inventory level and cost reduction year on year

  • The planner works with procurement to improve performance of vendors and work with engineering team for quality improvements

  • Coordinate closely with Engineering, Equipment & Production department on all the changes, test run and projects alignment to production plan

  • Manage and implement product/material changes effectively with PDCA

  • Track the actual consumption trend and analyst the gap with forecast plan

  • Good in data base maintaining, housekeeping and 5S discipline

  • Always keep accurate facts, figures and visual management on all the duties in systematic method

  • Regularly reports to the executive management team on Service KPI's and program initiatives

  • Assist the immediate supervisor to meet company goals

  • Comply to Environment, Heath and Safety requirements

  • Report any hazard / incident immediately to the immediate supervisor

  • Comply to Quality Assurance and Quality control procedures

  • Report any non-conforming parts to immediate supervisor

  • Ensure ethic rules & regulations are complied

  • Undertake any ad-hoc duties assigned by Planning Manager


Ideal candidate would be:

  • Degrees in engineering or business administration field

  • 2 years specialized knowledge in spares planning under manufacturing environment is preferred

  • Understanding of fundamental supply chain concepts

  • Strong customer focus and support

  • Willing to take challenges and have the ability to think strategically

  • Good in management big pool of data in systematic way with SAP, Ms Excel formulas, Macro, MRP software and etc

  • Self-driven with hands-on ability to work in detail independently and as part of a team player

  • Good communication skill in English and Mandarin

  • Good team player and positive personality, responsible, trustworthy, accountable and with high integrity

  • Basic experience on software programming example Ms Excel, ERP software

  • Good presentation skill

engineeR, product & Material planner