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Sr. Global Supply Planner, Lighting

Company: Harman International Inds
Location: Richardson
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

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About the Role

As a Sr. Global Supply Planner for lighting, you will be responsible for inventory management based on statistical analysis and will be responsible for assisting in the day-to-day activities in inventory planning for PRO Video and Lighting brands. This includes data research and information management, report building, and analysis in support of inventory decision-making. The successful candidate will possess a passion for innovative analysis, processes that scale, and the wherewithal to develop findings and recommendations that transcend the numbers. Ideally, you have an inventory planning background in consumer electronics or retail.

What You Will Do

  • Balance inventory based on turns targets - embrace build to the stock model.
  • Maintain target inventory levels through adjustments in purchase orders to factories and suppliers.
  • Work with Factory Manager and Procurement to get Supply Visibility Globally for all Video and Lighting brands / Provide RTF (Supply visibility).
  • Backorder report and manage the issues.
  • PO approval and PO Control / Look for alternative replenishment Strategy.

What You Need

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, operations, engineering, mathematics, or a related field. An MBA is a plus.
  • 5 years working in a Demand Planning or Supply Chain role.
  • SAP, IBP Experience
  • 5 years minimum experience using PC based applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access)
  • 5 years working in a team-based environment.

What is Nice to Have

  • Experience in finance, sales, marketing, and product management.
  • Proficiency in mathematics/statistics.
  • Strong communication skills with a proven ability to understand key concepts and communicate with business stakeholders.
  • Ability to perform in a command-and-control role under pressure and to manage multiple priorities with competing demands.
  • Gather data and be able to conduct a quantitative and qualitative analysis, including business process metrics and measuring link to business KPIs.

What Makes You Eligible

  • Be willing to travel up to 5%, domestic and domestic and international travel.
  • Be willing to work in an office in either Northridge, CA or Richardson, TX.
  • Successfully complete a background investigation and drug screen as a condition of employment.

What We Offer

  • Access to employee discounts on world-class HARMAN products (JBL, HARMAN Kardon, etc.).
  • Opportunity to collaborate with talented teams across the globe and make an impact on our business.
  • An inclusive and diverse work environment that fosters and encourages professional and personal development.
  • Flexible work schedule with a culture encouraging work-life integration.


HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status. HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. (

Keywords: Harman International Inds, Richardson , Sr. Global Supply Planner, Lighting, Other , Richardson, Texas

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