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Sr. Materials Planner

Location: San Jose, CA, United States 
Req ID: JR-0000028059


We deliver the possibilities of data.  YOU define what’s possible.
We are looking for a Senior Material Planner to join our team here at Western Digital.
Manages the Demand Planning process (monthly):
Collects inputs, prepares the presentation and drives the Monthly Planning meeting with BU, Finance, Sales and OPS team where the build plan for 6 QTRs is decided.
Manages the Demand Planning process (weekly):
Using Monthly Planning volume as the base, looking at actual shipments and orders in backlog, confirms the detail demand by P/N and target date, and inputs into Demantra.
Devices planning (monthly):
Based on the Financial Forecast, determines the Devices forecast.
Devices planning (weekly):
Interlocks with planning team to confirm priorities and requests.
Supply commit to the latest Demand.
Confirms Demand from Warranty.
Updates the forecasting model based on past history.
Leads improvement initiatives with multi-functional teams.

* 1-4 years’ experience
* Industrial Engineering degree, Master preferred
* Analytical and self-driven
* Proficient in XLS, PPT
* Excellent Presentation and Communication Skills
* Must be able to summarize, present key points, drive actions and follow up progress
* SAP or equivalent ERP systems
* Demantra knowledge desired

Western Digital Corporation is the world’s largest data storage company with a leading portfolio of HGST, SanDisk, G-Technology and WD brands covering flash and disk-based solutions.  Deployed by the largest and most prominent organizations worldwide, Western Digital solutions are everywhere, touching lives and enabling great value from the data they possess. 


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