• Locations
    • Shenzhen
    • Shanghai
  • Date Posted
  • May. 18, 2021
  • Function
  • Operations
  • Sector
  • Entertainment

At Sonos we want to create the ultimate listening experience for our customers and know that it starts by listening to each other. As part of the Sonos team, you’ll collaborate with people of all styles, skill sets, and backgrounds to realize our vision while fostering a community where everyone feels included and empowered to do to the best work of their lives.

Material Planner plays an important role in ensuring operational success for the supply chain organization at Sonos. As Material Planner, you will be responsible for material readiness, availability, and visibility through the NPI phase of the program. This role needs to be interacting with GSM team, planning team, operation team and Contract Manufacturers to manage demand and supply.

What You’ll Do:

  • Work with GSM team members, material planners, and x-functional teams to ensure supply of components
  • Partner with the CM to review material requirements and flow details including inventories
  • Execute material allocation strategies between factories, lines and products
  • Good understanding of urgency and escalate critical issues in a timely manner
  • Working with Program Sourcing Managers to understand program requirements and materials changes
  • Report critical material shortages to executive management and program teams
  • Having expertise on each commodity, proactively mitigate the risk of supply
  • Identify E&O risk of material and recommend actions to minimize inventory

What You’ll Need

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree
  • Minimum 8+ years work experience
  • Ability to use data to do the problem solving
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Excellent English communication skills (Verbal and Written)
  • Strong analytical Detail oriented thinking skills
  • Ability to work in multinational environments
  • Proven experience in working closely with both internal and external customers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in forecasting or demand planning
  • Experience in supply chain management
  • Experience in consumer electronic industry
  • Working knowledge in CM/ EMS preferred
  • Any sourcing system experience is a plus