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Software Engineering
Garden Grove, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

Are you looking for a unique opportunity to be a part of something great? Want to join a 20,000-member team that works on the technology that powers the world around us? Looking for an atmosphere of trust, empowerment, respect, diversity, and communication? How about an opportunity to own a piece of a multi-billion dollar (with a B!) global organization? We offer all that and more at Microchip Technology, Inc.

People come to work at Microchip because we help design the technology that runs the world. They stay because our culture supports their growth and stability. They are challenged and driven by an incredible array of products and solutions with unlimited career potential. Microchip’s nationally-recognized Leadership Passage Programs support career growth where we proudly enroll over a thousand people annually. We take pride in our commitment to employee development, values-based decision making, and strong sense of community, driven by our Vision, Mission, and 11 Guiding Values; we affectionately refer to it as the Aggregate System and it’s won us countless awards for diversity and workplace excellence.

Our company is built by dedicated team players who love to challenge the status quo; we did not achieve record revenue and over 30 years of quarterly profitability without a great team dedicated to empowering innovation. People like you.

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Job Description:

The Microchip Systems division is looking for an experienced professional to join the Planning Team at the GG Facility. The Planner is responsible for developing the master production plan to satisfy customer demand while carrying minimum effective inventory. This position is also in charge of issuing releases to the manufacturing floor and requisitions to purchasing. The qualified individual will be responsible for providing the product line(s) with a quarterly production plan consistent with the capacity and demand forecast. Working in conjunction with Operations Management and Product Line Manager, the Planner is responsible for determining the desired inventory levels including safety stock levels. The sales forecasts, new business opportunities, customer expectations, and internal supply constraints will be used to develop production plans. Strong collaboration with the Product Line Manager, Operations, Sales, Customer Service, Purchasing, and Management will be critical to meeting business goals. This team member will also participate in continuous improvement projects in collaboration with other sites to maximize efficiency and standardized process.

  • Create and manage jobs in an ERP environment in alignment with build plan. This includes prioritizing sales orders in alignment with company policy
  • Develop and maintain the forecast for assigned product lines in collaboration with Sales, Marketing, and other key stakeholders.
  • Create and Manage the Build Plan and inventory levels for assigned product lines
  • Participate in revenue tracking processes to highlight focus areas
  • Manage Capacity Planning versus current and future build plan needs
  • Act as key member of bi-weekly operation reviews, including reporting various metrics, and collaborating with cross functional teams to effectively manage assigned product lines
  • Manage material shortages, late sales orders, and quality issues as they arise
  • Schedule all sales orders for assigned product lines and ensure accurate and timely ship dates
  • Drive to improve ship dates when they are not in alignment with customer request
  • Collaborate effectively with Customer Service in customer expedite requests, schedule changes and sales order holds
  • Drive continuous improvement projects to ensure efficiency and effectiveness and provide guidance on best practices
  • Manage Change Orders and Corrective Action/Preventive Action for assigned product in collaboration with cross functional teams
  • Participate in Internal Audits and ensure compliance to all necessary laws, regulations, and corporate policies
  • Perform any other job related duties as identified


    • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline or APICS certification desired
    • Experience using ERP/MRP systems; Microsoft AX experience preferred.
    • Minimum of 1 years production planning and scheduling experience in a mix – model manufacturing environment desired, 3 preferred.
    • Experience leading process improvement projects
    • Experience in managing manufacturing processes as related to scheduling activities
    • Strategic thinker, strong analytical skills, able to synthesize considerable and complex data
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office
    • Familiar with data reporting services like Tableau, PowerBi preferred
    • Strong collaborative skills with the ability to work across all levels of the organization
    • Strong communication, organization skills
    • Manage complexity and resolve conflicts that arise from balancing multiple priorities
    • Lean/Six Sigma experience preferred
    U.S. Export Controls Requirements: This job requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by the export laws of the United States. Candidates are required to provide proof of either US citizenship, Permanent US residency or classification as a protected individual as defined in 8 USC 1324b (a) (3).This position is not eligible for Microchip immigration sponsorship.

    Travel Time:

    No Travel

    Physical Attributes:

    Hearing, Seeing, Talking, Works Alone, Works Around Others

    Physical Requirements:

    80% sitting, 10% standing, 10% walking, 100% inside

    Pay Range:

    We offer a total compensation package that ranks among the best in the industry. It consists of competitive base pay, restricted stock units, and quarterly bonus payments. In addition to these components, our package includes health benefits that begin day one, retirement savings plans, and an industry leading ESPP program with a 2 year look back feature. Find more information about all our benefits at the link below:

    Benefits of working at Microchip

    The annual base salary range for this position, which could be performed in California, is $66,560-$117,000.*

    *Range is dependent on numerous factors including job location, skills and experience.

    Microchip Technology Inc is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to the EEO is the Law Poster and the EEO is the Law Poster Supplement. Please also refer to the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.