Component Planning Manager

Supply Chain Shenzhen, China


Description

Component Planning Manager

Component Planning is a core strategic function within the Operations Team at Logitech. We are looking for an experienced and high performing component planning manager who will work cross functionally in a global setup to support our business growth.

To be successful in this role, you need to be strategic, nimble and action oriented.  You are entrepreneurial and demonstrate creative problem-solving and excellent ability to strategize, execute, and lead.  You have a bias for continuous improvement and excellence.

The component planning team works closely with sourcing, supply planning and factory teams for proactive risk mitigation on component supply, monitor supplier materials management, develop buffer strategies and create tools and models for managing components.

                                                                                                                                             

Your Contribution:           

Move fast.  Speak up.  Decide and own.  Drive change.  Exceed customer needs.  These are some of the winning behaviors you’ll need for success at Logitech. In this role you will:

  • Need a proactive mindset 

  • Collaborate with cross functional teams (Sourcing, Supply Planning, Manufacturing) to have the optimal solution for Component risk mitigation

  • Manage Supplier's critical materials and proactively highlight risk

  • Work with critical material suppliers to improve supply & provide visibility 

  • Develop Buffers strategies and management 

  • Offer robust supply chain & planning scenarios to support company's forecast and business 

  • Create ad-hoc demand-supply/ cost analytical models in Google Sheets/Excel.                                                                                                                                                                    

Key Qualifications:

For consideration, you must bring the following minimum skills and behaviors to our team:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Masters Degree preferred) in Business, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management or related subject area with 7-10 years of  global work experience in materials planning.

  • Be fluent in English and Mandarin.

  • Must have a basic foundational knowledge of planning tools and component materials planning processes [Excel/Google Sheets, MRP, Simulations, Product BOMs, Safety stock theory, inventory management], ERP experience [Oracle or SAP].

  • Demonstrated decision making ability in face of uncertain or incomplete information

  • Demonstrated ability to work accurately and quickly in spreadsheets

  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills.

  • Good teamwork, proactive and follow through mentality.

  • Supplier management, Tableau skills & supply chain planning background is a plus 

Logitech is the sweet spot for people who are passionate about products, making a mark, and having fun doing it. As a company, we’re small and flexible enough for every person to take initiative and make things happen. But we’re big enough in our portfolio, and reach for those actions to have a global impact. That’s a pretty sweet spot to be in and we’re always striving to keep it that way.