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Manager, Material Planning

Singapore, 03, SG


Req. ID: 205102 


As a leader in Material Planning organisation, you will be responsible for leadting a team in generating the materials requirements and ensure their timely availability to support production needs. You will need to work closely with the Purchasing team to ensure on-time delivery of materials, and also to monitor and ensure optimise inventory levels. To prevent and minimise excesses and shortages situations, you are required work closely with the Procurement, Engineering and Manufacturing and Supply Chain teams and leaders to establish and enhance business processes, system tools and strategize material demand/supply requirements. Your responsibility also includes motivating and leading a team of material planners to delivery of Material Planning KPl.



Job Responsibilities and Tasks

Material Procurement Plan Execution

  • Generate internal/external BE material procurement plan with an aligned coverage, format, calculation, and cadence structure across BE manufacturing sites
  • Drive automation for the generation of material procurement plan
  • Own, execute and drive BE Materials sub planning processes (New Product Introduction, Inventory Targets)
  • Drive CTM solve stability for Material procure plan accuracy program across sites.
  • Develop tools to support business needs eg scenario planning for supply response to “What-if" business impacts, BOM analysis tool
  • Execute forecasting activities with ISM, GSM, NPI Enggr team and Site requirements considered
  • Drive forecast automation through calculation and communication systems.


Process Enhancement

  • Protect Micron by investigating forecast disconnects, and support business partners in resolution to meet the demand volume and timing, limiting negative impacts.
  • Drive KPI attainment and Parteo analysis tools to investigate and problem solve issues: Build out Root Cause Analysis skillset & drive extreme ownership mindset.
  • Support the global assessment process of current and future needs, and benchmarking.
  • Manage conflict and build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Develop expertise in global forecast management through execution processes, leverage expertise to envision future state requirements of advanced tools and methods.


Infrastructure Development

  • Champion or lead continuous improvement projects in GSM, ISM, GP, GSSC, or Site/Region.
  • Develop & Implement enhanced structure to support end to end NPI/PLM planning and execution.
  • Provide strategic thinking and improvement opportunities into leadership team.
  • Play a key role in developing and implementing next generation tools and process (Example: Global MRP) to support GSM and Procurement strategic goals of standardized centralized signals, aggregated summary of global materials requirements.
  • Collaborate globally to enhance B2B strategy. 


People Management

  • Provide support, communication, development and functional direction to planners for process consistency across sites
  • Encourage collaboration with cross functional team
  • Manage team members workload, back up etc
  • Motivate team members to attain full potential



  • Minimum of 5years of supervisory experience in Demand and Supply Planning
  • Degree in supply chain, Industrial system, Semiconductor/Material Enggr, Business Administration.  Master degree preferred.
  • Previous experience with Procurement and Material Management, such as inventory management, ordering & expediting, Category management, MRP systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

For US Sites Only: To request assistance with the application process and/or for reasonable accommodations, please contact Micron’s Human Resources Department at 1-800-336-8918 or 208-368-4748 and/or by completing our General Contact Form

Keywords:  Singapore || North West (SG-03) || Singapore (SG) || Supply Chain || Experienced || Regular || Materials/Purchasing || #LI-KP1 || Tier 4 || 

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