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Material Planner

Singapore, 03, SG


Req. ID: 294821 


As a Global BE Materials Planner, you will be in position to collaborate with both local site and global teams located at all Back End internal and external manufacturing locations to drive significant value to the organization. This is an established role within the Global Supply Chain Management, blending Supply Chain Planning, Backend Central & Tactical Planning, MEM Ops and Procurement paradigms, and provides a unique platform for transformation.


The focus  on the  aggregated summary of global materials requirements, the sources of the signals, supply health, the calculation and platform utilized, and their interdependent constraints. The goal of this team is to drive the optimization and standardization of centralized forecasting signals and supply health, materials requirements schedules to our business partners, encompassing all Back End manufacturing locations.


Collaborating with ISM , Category, GSM, MEM Ops, BETP teams, success will be defined as a transparent, responsive, efficient, and well aligned supply support process. This process must be positioned to support the company’s manufacturing sites and to enable hitting the fluctuating demand plan of record and in parallel work inside our working capital thresholds. This success will manifest itself across Procurement, MEM Ops in a significantly lower count of purchase order expedites and escalations, low instances of factory down time due to materials availability, increased inventory turns, high on time delivery.


In this role, you be a key player in developing and executing a holistic improvement strategy for your designated manufacturing location, while collaborating with similar sites to encompass a unified approach. You will have a shared responsibility in the team to help develop the improvement strategy by supporting an assessment of current and future needs and identify and drive opportunities to leverage changes in processes and systems.



Role Responsibilities & Tasks

Forecasting Execution

  • Generate forecasts in the AS-IS process timely and accurately for the assigned categories at the site.
  • Deliver forecasts to stakeholders in a consistent scalable process
  • Construction preparation, and reporting of departmental metrics for the assigned categories.
  • Build flexibility into your resource working model to support other functional teams
  • Execute forecasting activities with both GSM, ISM and Site requirements considered


Process Enhancement

  • Protect Micron by investigating weekly forecast disconnects, and support business partners in resolving to meet the demand volume and timing, limiting negative impacts. 
  • Drive additional KPI analysis tools to investigate and problem solve issues -  Build out Root Cause Analysis skillset & drive extreme ownership mindset
  • ​Trend forecast accuracy data to generate proactive actions to prevent supply disruptions​
  • 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 and development of processes, leverage expertise to envision future state requirements of advanced tools and methods


Infrastructure Development

Standardized centralized Forecasting signal, material schedules across all sites

Develop and execute solutions for  100% material solve on Capability To Match runs



The following are the key behaviors supporting the success of the role. 

  • Drive for Results
  • Problem Solving
  • Planning
  • Analytical



Job Essential

Critical to role; can be developed over time or may have at point of hire

  • Composure
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Process Management



  • Distinguishing, strategic drivers and behaviors of success
  • Organizational Agility
  • Self-Development


Global Focus Areas

  • Characteristics required for being successful in the global setting
  • Humility
  • Cross-Cultural Resourcefulness



The following are the key functional skills supporting the success of the role.

  • Forecasting and Data Analytics
  • Business systems and tools
  • Consensus Building
  • Work Prioritization
  • Continuous improvements



Required: Bachelor’s Degree with related field of study

• Electrical/ Electronic Engineering

• Supply Chain Management

• Industrial Engineering




3 - 5 years’ experience in any of the following:

• Planning/Demand Mgt/Purchasing

• Semiconductor Manufacturing

• MPS Planning



The following are examples of experiences to help prepare a team member for the role

• Develop and demonstrate a base understanding of MRP structures and methodologies, and replicate if necessary in other tools

• Organize and analyze data in Office and able to effectively communicate results to peers/management

• Drive a project team to reach desired goals and resolution

• Be a leader and evangelist for a program or project

• Drive improved efficiencies by utilizing supply chain performance models and methodologies

• Standardize business execution results that derive from differentiated supply chain structures

• General understanding of the Fabless, Fablite, and IDM Semiconductor business models

• Understand product lifecycle profiles by market segments to develop inventory and replenishment strategies

• Proven endurance in challenging business conditions

• Manage execution results without complete decision authority


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 || Supply Chain/Logistics || #LI-KP1 || Tier 3 || 

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