Senior Material Planner

8-10 years
a month ago
Job Description

Job Description


  • To work closely with USA and Thailand to understand their requirements.
  • Planning and tracking materials requirement of local & overseas raw materials of current & new projects.
  • Controlling and monitoring local & overseas raw materials inventory and premium freight charges.
  • Preparing monthly material reports as required.
  • Reviewing and ensuring supplier delivery terms on Purchase Order and actual shipment is well aware and followed between supplier and freight forwarder.
  • Providing corrective problem solving if actual material received less than, significantly higher than, delay from the plan.
  • Monitoring the material planning & scheduling and supplier shipment release for each supplier based on the calculation of safety stock, lead time, and supplier capacity.
  • Continuing to improve material planning and inventory to achieve company targets.
  • Supporting the Annual Inventory Count activity.
  • Engineering Document preparation.
  • Being able to do others as assigned by Manager.



  • Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Business Administration, International Business Management, Maritime Management, Marketing, Logistics, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, or a related field.
  • At least 8 years of experience in materials planning, and inventory control in manufacturing, preferably in electronics manufacturing.


  • Problem solver, strong leadership, and good analytical skills with a service mind.
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a good level of English language.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Excel.


  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Effective communication and collaboration with cross-functional teams.
  • Team Player and Individual
  • Willingness to adapt to any changes as part of improvement opportunities.

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.

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Western Digital Corporation is an American computer hard disk drive manufacturer and data storage company, headquartered in San Jose, California. It designs, manufactures and sells data technology products, including storage devices, data center systems and cloud storage services.

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