Arrow Electronics Material Planner in Foothill Ranch, California


Material Planner

Job Description:

Principal Accountabilities

● Plan and pipeline inventory for low to medium complex customer demand—lower dollar value and/or lower part count.

● Review backlog and shortage reports to assure uninterrupted supply of inventory. Tools would include backlog matching, shortage reports and the Arrow flex reports with minimum customer interaction.

● Prepare Arrow generated forecasts for e-compass. Upload and manage the exceptions generated from the e-compass processing.

● Maintain manual bonds to assure interrupted availability of inventory.

You will be involved with:

  • Understanding a customer's MRP for pipeline evaluation

  • Analyzing a customer's buying patterns against forecasts

  • Analyzing/adjusting product pipelines

  • Evaluating a customer's forecast information and making recommendations

  • Communicating with product management teams to support and relay customer requirements

  • Managing inventory to financial goals

  • Data compilation, comparison and analysis

  • Entering and maintaining sales order and expediting product delivery

  • Process purchase order change requests/schedules

Successful candidates must have:

College degree or equivalent training/experience

  • Possesses the ability to multi-task, work in a fast paced environment and manage multiple priorities

  • Demonstrate strategic thinking and the ability to execute a detailed plan to produce efficient and profitable solutions

  • Able to create influential relationships with internal and external customers

  • The ability to work collaboratively with internal and external resources to get results

  • The ability to understand and evaluate metrics and apply process improvement metrics

  • Strong communication skills, proficient with Microsoft applications including Word and Excel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience with Electronic Distribution


Orange County

Time Type:

Full time

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Arrow is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Arrow will make reasonable accommodations that enable qualified individuals to perform the essential functions of their jobs so long as the accommodation does not create an undue hardship.