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Senior Supply Chain Planner



Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 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.

Visit our careers page to see what exciting opportunities and company perks await!

Job Description:

As a Senior Supply Chain Planner, you will manage production and material planning for multiple active product lines. Product lines may be both locally or remotely manufactured. You will serve as an advocate for total customer satisfaction by focusing on the customer’s date requirement and communicating the requirements to the operations team. Other responsibilities include revenue indices, on-time delivery, inventory management, forecast demand and ERP transition.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plan, schedule, and monitor the movement of material through the production cycle.

  • Determine material requirements from engineering and production schedules.

  • Coordinate the efficient movement of materials with purchasing, production, and engineering.

  • Manage work to predetermined metrics as well as individual, local, group and corporate goals.

  • Partner with the procurement team to support identification and validation of material requirements and best practice inventory management and controls.

  • Interact and support several teams within operations and the business unit, including, but not limited to, manufacturing, sales, quality, and engineering.

  • As a Senior Planner, you will assist more junior team members and support their development.

  • Review on-time delivery reports daily.

  • Coordinate and work with Operations to ensure 100% on-time delivery by establishing and monitoring schedules and proactively identifying and addressing issues.

  • Communicate with Customer Service on any line issues that might affect customer requirements and commitments.

  • Attend to all inquiries regarding input allocation, capacity requirements and updates, cycle time and delivery performance.

  • Review goals, objectives, and quality standards with senior manager.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Demonstrate and adhere to the Microchip values.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline i.e. Supply Chain/Business/Engineering and 4+ years’ relevant experience in a manufacturing and material planning role is required, preferably in the high reliability semiconductor industry.

  • Experience with an ERP system such as Microsoft's AX2009 and AX2012 very desirable.

  • Applications will be accepted from candidates who may not meet the educational requirements but have equivalent industry experience as demonstrated on their cv.

Essential Skills / Attributes

  • Must be able to work and plan independently to achieve targeted goals.

  • Ability to problem-solve and collaborate with other employees and management.

  • Take specific direction from Manager and department, and frequently interacts with multiple departments.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office packages such as Outlook email and calendar, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Experience and understanding of SharePoint is an advantage.

  • The candidate should be self-motivated and eager to learn new skills, they need to be flexible, excellent team player and demonstrate the Microchip values.

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