Staff Materials Specialist

Location: San Jose, California, 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.

Job Description:

The Role:

We have an immediate opening for an aggregate planner.  This exciting role has responsibility for determining wafer starts, the most critical and expensive of AMD purchases on a weekly basis in order to balance customer needs, product changes, yields, inventory, and excess & obsolete material.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Driving production and delivery performance of global supplier such as TSMC, Samsung, and UMC.  This requires direct interfacing with the suppliers on a weekly basis
  • Analysis of forecasts and yields to determine optimal wafer starts
  • Test and implementation of new models and systems used in wafer planning
  • Cross-functional work with the engineering, marketing and operations groups


Preferred Experience:

We are looking for highly motivated individuals with strong ability and drive to grow.  Ideally, you have:

  • BS + 2 years experience/MS in the field of Operations Research, Statistics, Industrial Engineering, Business Management or Computer Science
  • Strong desire to have large business impact and drive big dollar decisions
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills for working with diverse set of groups
  • Knowledge in statistical analysis, forecasting, inventory and production management theories and application in practical situations.
  • Strong systems and quantitative modeling background. Programming skills in PL/SQL is preferred.
  • Experience with Oracle ERP/APS system.
  • Experience with Kinaxis



Requisition Number: 176071 
Country: United States State: California City: San Jose 
Job Function: Supply Chain

Benefits offered are described here.

AMD does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. AMD and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. We consider candidates regardless of age, ancestry, color, marital status, medical condition, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religion, political and/or third party affiliation, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status. Please click here for more information.

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