Inventory Planner - Supply Chain at AMD (Advanced Micro Devices)

Posted 3 weeks ago

What you do at AMD changes everything

At AMD, we push the boundaries of what is possible. We believe in changing the world for the better by driving innovation in high-performance computing, graphics, and visualization technologies – building blocks for gaming, immersive platforms, and the data center.
Developing great technology takes more than talent: it takes amazing people who understand collaboration, respect, and who will go the “extra mile” to achieve unthinkable results. It takes people who have the passion and desire to disrupt the status quo, push boundaries, deliver innovation, and change the world. If you have this type of passion, we invite you to take a look at the opportunities available to come join our team.

Inventory Planner

  • The inventory planner will be responsible for the strategic and tactical solutions to complex process or system problems of his/ her assigned area. The inventory planner will be focused on the collection and analysis of data. The inventory planner will be recognized as the expert within his/ her specific work area on both basic & advanced analytical problem solving, data evaluation. The inventory planner will drive best in class processes, reporting and communication.


  • Articulate the differences between the inventory forecasts and identify risk mitigation to address differences.
  • Articulate the differences between usable and unusable inventory, in support of the demand requirements and identify risk mitigation to address differences.
  • Responsible for conducting cross-functional Disposition meetings to coordinate and drive efforts to minimize aging and drive revenue
  • Work with large data sets and streamline reporting and BI activities.
  • Collaborate with Planning on specific products and utilize MRP system to review inventory projections and risk assessment
  • Support, maintain and drive efforts for the successful management of AMD’s Inventory Specs
  • Responsible for Pre-Close and Close Summary activities.
  • Drive discussions over inventory liability, revenue commitment gaps, and health of the product at the aggregate and detailed levels.
  • Able to define, document, and then measure success indicators for increasingly complex areas of responsibility.
  • Identifies areas for self-audit; promotes continued awareness and use of program as job/function requires.
  • Work with cross-functional team to determine best in class data visibility and reporting needs. Drive automation requirements.

Required Skills

  • Routinely uses communication tools & methods to enhance meeting & work effectiveness.
  • Exhibits effective listening and interpretation skills that are sensitive to cultural differences and limitations of communication tool
  • Influencing across functions & regions
  • Flexibility / Change Tolerant
  • Advanced Project Management Skills (organization and coordination)
  • Ability to articulate appropriate level of detail dependent upon audience
  • Executive level presentation skills
  • Organizational Skills & Strong Analytical Skills
  • Understanding of interdependencies
  • Ability to identify areas for Process Improvement
  • ROI / Cost Analysis

Technical Skills

  • MRP tool/ Excel/ Business Intelligence applications
  • Sequel and other database knowledge
  • Basic manufacturing knowledge
  • Intermediate understanding of Finance
  • Advanced knowledge of Inventory Management
  • Flexibility / Change Tolerant => adapt to fast-paced and constantly changing environment
  • Rapid Response experience an asset
  • Identify process gaps and drive enhancements


Requisition Number: 75107
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin

Job Function: Supply Chain

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