Sr. Supply Planner - Oracle Cloud
Hillsboro , Oregon
February 08, 2017
Do you view Supply Chain as a playground of opportunity?

Oracle Worldwide Operations manages the hardware supply chain for both the (external) commercial business and also for internal customers in support of the rapidly growing Oracle Cloud.

A new Supply Planning organization has been formed to develop greater flexibility and deep supply visibility that can adapt to varied business models and an increasingly complex business environment. We are seeking highly-talented supply chain professionals can strengthen our capabilities in this new function and help enable the broader business objectives.

The Sr. Supply Planner will work with all Operations functions, support both the commercial and Cloud business, and rapidly develop new processes that scale and align with a business growth trajectory. If you enjoy taming ambiguity and complexity by developing value-add structure, new capabilities & process agility, this challenge may be for you.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
• Develop Flex strategy for your assigned products to both historical variability and an S&OP recommended upside above consensus forecast.
• Manage and analyze supplier commits to forecast and flex position. Identify and escalate gaps.
• Integrate supply commits, and other constraint overlays i.e. capacity, into an overall "supply capability" profile for your assigned products.
• Partner closely with Material Program Managers to ensure mitigation of incremental E&O risk resulting from Flex strategies.
• Support sub-tier supply risk analysis and develop mitigation strategies & recommendations.
• Take "point" on unique supply chain scenarios, collaborate across numerous Operations functions, collect relevant data from varied sources, and recommend a solution path.

• Supply Chain / Operations degree or equivalent and a minimum of five years supply chain experience, including Planning roles.
• Ability to learn and integrate vast amounts of data from a variety of tools into a comprehensive analysis and business recommendation.
• Ability to thrive in a fast-pace and dynamic environment with a level of ambiguity consistent with new business models.
• Orientation toward rapid process iteration and "try-storming" via an endless series of pilots. This entails the design 80% solutions that are very effective for a short-term and then replaced with the next-level improved version.
• Excellent informal leadership, interpersonal and executive-level presentation skills.
• APICS certification required.
Develops and communicates high level supply plans that convey Oracle liability to suppliers.

Develops and communicates high level supply plans that convey Oracle liability to suppliers. Interfaces regularly with marketing new product teams and finance planning teams to assure plans are as accurate as possible. Analyzes historical volumes and integrates learnings into plans query writing and/or analysis is often needed. Monitors consumption at all levels and update plans as needed to diagnose consumption issues and drive resolution with the appropriate functions. Maintains all planning item attributes. Manages geographical splits for the plans. Ensures plans flowing out to supplier portals are accurate; performs plan validations an extract commitments from te supply base judge the quality of those commitments and escalate as needed. Supports new product teams, end of life teams and excess and obsolete inventory teams waterfalls and other management reports as needed.

Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. 8 years relevant work experience. BS/BA preferred.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

A little about us:
Oracle is shifting the complexity from IT, moving it out of the enterprise by engineering hardware and software to work together—in the cloud.

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