Material Planner



An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Material Planner!

Location: Hong Kong


Do you LOVE material planning as much as we do? Do you enjoy working closely with Demand Planning, Sourcing, Supply Planning and suppliers? Does sales forecast review, demand figures and production schedule - get you out of bed in the morning?  If so, we want to hear from you! 


Who are we? 


HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places and things, allowing people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely.  


We are a high-tech software company headquartered in Austin, TX, with over 4,000 worldwide employees. 


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As our Material Planner, you'll support HID’s success by:

  • Expedite & defer PO as required, based on backlog inventory-changes and oversee the effective delivery of end-to-end service from requisition handling to PO placement, tracking and PO close;
  • Ensure that materials are delivered on schedule, at the negotiated price, and meet the quality standards of the company; coordinates appropriate methods needed to distribute materials in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
  • Maintain reports, such as master backlog, receiving log or any other reports relates to PO / inbound data on daily basis;
  • Maintain accurate control of purchase orders, amendments, advanced shipment notices, and other related documents;
  • Manage and coordinate allocation of supply to the regions with suppliers during times of shortage based on guidance from the Head of Business Operations.
  • Own, manage and maintain proper inventory levels on assigned commodities based on forecast requirement and replenishment strategy. Monitor through inventory turns and monthly performance reviews.
  • Serve as primary point of contact for assigned suppliers relates to PO management and invoices. To streamline communication with suppliers and escalation around any issues with which they need assistance;
  • Review and maintain data integrity on products including Item Master, lead-times, pricing, and other master data elements as required in the company’s ERP system, Oracle;
  • Attend weekly meetings with Global teams for review PO Heath status / scheduling and other routine activities relates to PO management, and highlight potential issues;
  • Work closely with Production Control Tower Team to ensure alignment on product availability and external lead-time communication for exceptional customer experience;
  • Support for implement strategies for buying commodities from suppliers. Analyze global demands for the assigned commodities. Command proficiency in commodities and buying processes and update as required; 
  • Lead and monitor the execution of Procure to Pay (P2P) and tactical procurement processes, in compliance with global and regional standards, in procuring materials and services from both internal and external suppliers;
  • Assist in reconciling purchase order and invoice variances with Accounts Payable team as required;
  • Work closely with technical, fulfillment team and 3rd Party Logistics providers for configuration / formatting and on receiving discrepancies;
  • Coordinate the allocation of supply to the regions with suppliers during times of shortage;
  • Ensure compliance with global Standard Operating Procedures as documented and maintained by Procurement and suggest updates/changes as appropriate;
  • Support for data analysis, e.g. on time inbound delivery; or any new project performance index;
  • Must be comfortable working in a multicultural, global environment and take over new duties / tasks as assigned


What we will love about your background: 


  • Proficient in data analytical skills
  • Possess excellent problem solving skills
  • Good data management and accuracy and work independently
  • Previous experience with MRP replenishment systems is required
  • Knowledge in VBA would be a plus
  • Experience with Oracle Rev 12 highly desirable.


Your Experience and Education include:             

  • BA/BS degree in Supply Chain Management, Business Administration or closely related field required
  • Must have at least 3 years purchasing or relevant supply chain experience.


Why apply? 

  • Empowerment: You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise.
  • Innovation: You embrace challenges and want to drive ambitious change.
  • Integrity: You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward and value being treated accordingly.


HID Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 


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We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something.  HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries.  We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.  
When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally. As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.



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