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Published: October 15, 2007  |  Email This Article   |  Print This Article

Product Planning Manager

Company:NextWave Broadband Inc
Location:San Diego, CA,
Job ID:WD-85314-41993

Job responsibilities:

  • Responsible for planning/purchasing wafers, packaging, assembly and test to support customer requirements.
  • Responsible for “frontline”, tactical, day-to-day supplier interface.
  • Responsible for accurate, timely maintenance of NW ERP system.
  • Coordinate appropriate documentation for Procurement of outlined commodities, allowing for timely payment of supplier invoices.
  • Review/verify accuracy of all associated documentation including NW specifications, as it relates to what is being purchased.
  • Responsible for accurate tracking of materials through suppliers’ ERP/portal systems, accurately capturing value of materials at any point in the process.
  • Research/resolve invoice and/or payment issues for team members and suppliers.
  • Adhere to contracts/agreements already in place for outlined commodities.
  • Support ongoing negotiations of those contracts/agreements.
  • Communicate with Management on a daily basis for ongoing status and issues requiring escalation.
  • Represent Nextwave in a solid, professional manner.
  • Support ongoing projects, as required.

Skills and Experience:

  • BA/BS or equivalent with emphasis on procurement, logistics, operations, accounting, or similar discipline.
  • Five (5) years experience in a high-tech manufacturing environment. Must include purchasing, planning, materials, for wafers, packaging, assembly and test. Exposure to NPI a plus.
  • Must have good written and verbal communications skills.
  • Must be able to work with all levels of management.
  • Must have grasp of advanced mathematical/accounting principles.
  • Must be a self0starter and capable of working with minimal supervision.
  • Must be courteous with a positive attitude.
  • Must be able to prioritize appropriately for the environment and/or a given situation.
  • Must be able to respond to urgent, someimes ambiguous requirements.

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