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  • Entry level
  • No Education
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  • San Diego


Job Id N1965702
Job Title Substrate Materials Capacity Planner
Post Date 08/25/2018
Company - Division Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. - CDMA Technology
Job Area Procurement
Location California - San Diego
Job Overview The Substrate & Materials Capacity Planner will have a full understanding of the many variables associated with Substrates mfg capacities and raw materials Suppliers, supply line and inventory strategies. The Materials Capacity Planner will work with cross functional teams to drive optimal supply line strategies, track and manage tactical supplier execution through direct oversight of indirect procurement via transparent 3-way communication model. The position is accountable for executing on the supplier sourcing strategy, proactively planning and managing new product introduction.
Manage Substrate and Materials supply for indirect procurement within QTIs pass-through-price or consignment business model. Recommendation of materials purchases based on Demand, Supply, Qualified sourcing paths, and defined Supplier business strategy
Validate system inputs and outputs to ensure data and planning integrity, collaborate with Sourcing manager to maintain accuracy of key product attributes maintained in Excel;
Recommend, implement and track Qualcomm owned buffer at package, substrate or materials suppliers. Drive strategy taking into consideration product life cycle, portfolio aggregation within mfg process, raw materials commonality, demand scale and volatility
The planner will also be responsible for managing the 12mo forecast, sent by direct buy source to Substrate suppliers and from Substrate suppliers to raw materials supplier. Analyze consolidated responses sent directly to QTI for overall supply line loading and abilty to maintain minimum lead times on demand and upsides.
Track and validate supplier reports in support of weekly and monthly processes. Responsible for ensuring suppliers adhere to reporting and drive continued improvement as business needs evolve.
Hold regular meetings with Sourcing Manager and cross functional teams for NPI to HVM transition. Support teams as supply focal point for any quality issues or supplier stops
Develop strong relationships with the Supplier execution teams in Asia and drive continuous supplier performance improvement
All Qualcomm employees are expected to actively support diversity on their teams, and in the Company.
Minimum Qualifications 5 years experience in Procurement and/or Supply chain within a High-volume technology industry
Preferred Qualifications
Experience in assimilating large data sets and managing complexity.
Experience in modeling capacity in both Microsoft Excel and MRP system.
Advanced Excel experience including macros, relational database querying, and linear programming
Semiconductor packaging or materials background or strong familiarity.
Understanding of MRP and constraint-based planning concepts
APICS CPIM certification
Detail oriented, passionate about operational execution through teamwork
Effective data interpretation and analysis
Education Requirements Required: Bachelor's, Chemical, and/or Electrical Engineering and/or Materials Science
Preferred: Master's, Chemical, and/or Electrical Engineering and/or Materials Science

About the company

Billions, maybe trillions of times a day…

That’s how often people around the world likely grab for their smartphone- and all that incredible stuff a phone can do that keeps people reaching for it multiple times a day- Qualcomm invented the stuff that made that stuff possible.

Who is Qualcomm, and what do we do? We are engineers, scientists and business strategists. We come from different countries and diverse cultures, speak different languages and offer unique perspectives. Together, we focus on a single goal—to lead the way to a new era of intelligent, connected devices.

Qualcomm’s technologies powered the smartphone revolution by connecting the phone to the Internet, and now we are changing everything about everything else. We pioneered 3G and 4G, propelling mobile to the forefront of the technology world, and now, we are leading the way to 5G that will connect billions more. Our products revolutionize industries from automotive and IoT to healthcare and data-centers, and are allowing millions of devices to connect with each other in new ways never imagined.

We've been called dreamers, inventors, rebels, risk takers, pioneers and geeks. We dream big. We invent bigger. Most importantly, we often do what many think is impossible in the name of innovation.

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