Business Planning Specialist

Location: Austin, Texas, US

Company: Advanced Micro Devices

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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.

The Role:

AMD is looking for a Business Planning Specialist to join our business planning organization. This role acts as the planning and will work closely with cross-functional Sales, Finance, and Business Unit teams to develop long range planning forecasts.


The Person:

A successful candidate can demonstrate the ability to synthesize large amounts of data to provide key recommendations, drive demand forecasting, forecasting accuracy, including sell-in forecast, sell-thru forecasting, and pipelines forecasting according to guidelines, model financial scenarios, and have a clear confident communication and presentation skills.


Key Responsibilities:

Creates Monthly Operations Forecast (MOF) for business unit. Coordinate across accounts, Finance and Global operations to ensure sound a sound business plan that meets critical financial objectives and balances new product timelines, product transitions, new account status and supply chain constraints

Engage with Sales and BU partners on a regular cadence to ensure that planning process reflects long-term business priorities

Analyze and derive insights from the planning process on business trends & market drivers

Drive forecasting accuracy, analyze booking trends including sell-in forecast, sell-thru forecasting, and pipelines forecasting according to guidelines

Build and continuously enhance forecast models for revenue forecasting, monitor demand vs. supply, and address ad hoc issues


inventory management to support business growth and identify any risks to consume the inventory

Support quarter end closing activities including but not limited to variances analysis of QTD billings plus backlog vs. Sales forecasting and risk assessment

Documentation and communication for all owned processes


Preferred Experience:

  • 3-5 Years in demand forecasting and inventory management
  • Strong excel skills


Academic Credentials:

  • Bachelor's Degree in engineering, Finance or another technical field; MBA preferred



  • Austin, TX






Requisition Number: 149322 
Country: United States State: Texas City: Austin 
Job Function: Business Management

Benefits offered are described here.

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