• Supply Chain Planner, II

    Location MX-Reynosa
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Zebra is looking to expand it's Supply Planning Team located within in Sanmina's Reynosa facility. Sanmina is one of Zebra's Contract Manufacturing partners. The sucessful candidate will be responsible for the day to day prioritization of builds in order to support Customer Orders (Build to Order) and to manage any roadblocks or constraints they may prevent the product(s) from shipping on time. Careful demand/backlog management and the timely engagement of Zebra and/or Sanmina resources are vital to ensuring the smooth flow of products to meet Customer expectations whilst executing in a manner that achies or exceeds the operational goals and KPI's.


    • Monitor the demand signals (Net Requirement) to Sanmina.
    • Manage and drive deliveries from supplier(s) to achieve high On Time Delivery to meet customer requested ship date with minimum delinquent backlogs.
    • Execute ocean freight cost saving where possible.
    • Manage day to day operational matters and review with suppliers on demand/supply information, reports (run rate) and timely updates.
    • Drive toward achieving high attainment of supply planner score card in PO price compliance, material attainment, Part/Supplier set up, ZCM Utilization, supply commit accuracy and compliance.
    • Provide support to finance on Account Payable issues and resolutions.
    • Execute internal supply planner cadence/ activities per outlined such as Supply Recovery/Misalignment Report and updates.
    • Provide timely responses to supplier and to internal Zebra stakeholders on queries related to business.
    • Build strong supplier relationships.
    • Execute on material operational data - DMS, LTB, DNS data for critical components,
    • Conduct weekly review/sfor can-build and misaligned parts. Drive toward resolving supply gaps. Escalate critical shortages within the supplier and Zebra process.
    • Support material liability analysis such as monthly OBSIL, Buy Back, ICC for next level review and approval.
    • Assist junior Planners in enhancing their system/process skill sets.
    • Suggest and recommend areas for improvement in the context of supply planning process and cadence.


    • Demonstrate results typically associated with an individual who has an 4 yr undergraduate degree.
    • Achieve a level of results with a person of having 3 to 6 years of relevant experiences (demonstrated results, not number of years of experiences).
    • Demonstrate commitment to continuous learning and expansion of knowledge base to meet job/career demand and next challenges.
    • Utilize in-depth system/process knowledge to identify issue and resolution at root cause.
    • Possess high technical competence in Oracle ERP System, Zebra Collaboration Tools with suppliers, Siebel Order Management system , MS office applications in particular in Excel. 
    • Possess Intermediate analytical skill level in data interpretation, manipulation and error detection of medium sized data sets
    • Apply effectively, systems and process knowledge to complete all assigned tasks.
    • Organize and complete tasks in a timely manner with little supervision.
    • Demonstrate effective and thorough communication.
    • Effectively interact with external and internal stakeholders of other functions.

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