Supply Chain / Materials Management


Irvine, CA

Industry: Consumer Electronics


5 - 7 years

Posted 278 days ago

  by    Margaret Sherman

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Supply Chain / Materials Management Specialist


Location: Tustin, CA

 Direct Hire Opening

Job Description

  • This role combines demand planning and supply planning along with purchasing for a global equipment manufacturer.
  • Responsible for managing inbound and outbound parts and components from the manufacturing plants and / or third party vendors to the distribution centers.
  • Sales and operations planning.
  • Use sales forecasts and historical data to create accurate demand plans.
  • Communicate with global manufacturers in ordering the correct items and quantities.
  • Ensure delivery timelines are met.
  • Escalate and troubleshoot issues regarding capacity and delivery.
  • Ensure the balanced supply of product and inventory levels within the distribution centers.
  • Work with customer services team and distribution centers to prioritize inbound and outbound shipments.
  • Recommend changes in the demand plan where appropriate based on available supply of product.
  • Work with warehouse and distribution centers in monitoring inventory levels and expediting shipments.
  • Interface with sales and/or customers in delivery of goods.



  • Bachelor?s degree in Business, Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain Management or a related field highly desired.
  • Knowledgeable in demand and supply planning fundamentals and best practices.
  • Experience with a high volume of SKU?s, 1000+.
  • Ability to read and understand forecasts and trends.
  • Must be highly organized, able to multi-task and prioritize workload, and extremely detailed and accurate.
  • Proficient in MS Office.
  • Advanced skills in Excel (Pivot Tables, VLOOKUPs).
  • Experience with ERP systems preferred.