Planner I - (B1)

  • Company: Applied Materials
  • Posted: February 01, 2017
  • Reference ID: 1700241
Performs routine assignments in the entry level to a professional job progression. Typically has knowledge of and exposure to fundamental theories, principles and concepts. Develops competence by performing structured work assignments. Uses existing procedures to solve routine or standard problems. Receives instruction, guidance and direction from others.Key Responsibilities
  1. Performs Oracle transactions for RTS/DMR. Maintains Oracle work order release schedule that provides material on-time to manufacturing and engineering. Reschedules and/or completes no-charge, all discrete jobs as required
  2. Increases component availability at time of release by performing pre-shortage analysis. Assists with work order variance analysis.
  3. Reviews weekly MRP execution and ensures accuracy of information; validates master scheduling and/or PDS requirements.
  4. Participates in floor audits with Finance and resolves WIP issues. May attend production meetings and provides status on material shortage commit dates.
  5. May change 'make' level lead times in accordance with reality on the manufacturing floor.
  6. May work with engineers to manage materials for special engineering projects.
  7. Inventory Control - Analyzes usage data and stock levels to order parts to satisfy service levels; maintains inventory levels per plan and expedites shortages; assists in setting up new inventory systems or modifying existing systems, when necessary; assigns appropriate expediting duties to expediters.
  8. Process Control - May participate in identifying root cause and corrective action from PCI reporting and metrics, or in cycle counting.

Functional Knowledge
  • Demonstrates conceptual knowledge of theories, practices and procedures within a discipline

Business Expertise
  • Applies general knowledge of business developed through education or past experience

  • No supervisory responsibilities; accountable for developing technical contribution

Problem Solving
  • Uses existing procedures to solve standard problems; analyzes information and standard practices to make judgments

  • Has limited impact on own work team; works within standardized procedures and practices to achieve objectives and meet deadlines

Interpersonal Skills
  • Exchanges straightforward information, asks questions and checks for understanding

  • Associate's Degree
  • 1 - 2 Years of Experience
Applied Materials is committed to diversity in its workforce including Equal Employment Opportunity for Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

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