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Manager, Planning

Req ID:  75444

Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, 22643

In our ‘always on’ world, we believe it’s essential to have a genuine connection with the work you do.

Help us pioneer the future of communications technology! We are looking for extraordinarily hardworking, forward-thinking, and driven people. If you would like to be part of a team dedicated to delivering industry-leading performance through outstanding talent and a culture of innovation and teamwork, this is an opportunity you won’t want to miss! 
CommScope is hiring a Planner Manager for our Supply Chain Team to be based out of Tijuana, BC México.

How you'll Help us Connect the World
CommScope Tijuana Materials team handles the complete supply chain including Purchasing, Planning, Logistics/Shipping and Warehouse. The planning position is staff for the department and leads the production control, SO scheduling and contributes as well as KPI such as OTP and MELT. 

You will be a key interface between Business Operations and Plant by establishment of a robust governance between groups as well including key reports. At Plant level responsible for Demand Planning and Production Control activities. Develops and leads Materials Requirements Planning for the Tijuana factory supporting both Business Units and New Product Introduction demand. Determine production requirements based on plant capacity and material availability. Assist all department budgets and run all inventories on quarterly basis and assist all team members to lead all production schedules. Collaborate with all stakeholders to perform various strategies and coordinate with program manager to supervise all supply chain activities and resolve all availability issues. Sets goals, policies, and procedures for the planning department. Maintain and run planning KPI such as On Time delivery, Customer Lead Time, Production Jobs Execution and Manufacturing Variances, Earned Hours, meet quarterly Financial Commit & Sales Orders contribute. Offers employee trainings and development following ISO guidelines and company policy

Required Qualifications for Consideration
•    Bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, planning (preferred) or related.
•    7 plus years’ experience in manufacturing and demand planning, plus inventory management experience. (Electronic Industry is desired)
•    Minimum 5 years direct managerial experience.
•    Significant experience of working in a material planning role and managing the supply of materials in line with production requirements and budget, ideally on maquiladora manufacturing environment.
•     Proven people management skill set.
•    Proficient working knowledge and experience of using Material Requirements Planning (MRP) systems or similar.
•    Excellent communication, analytical skills, bilingual (English / Spanish) 
•    Organizational ability. Strong IT systems knowledge and skills including advanced Excel skills
•    Outstanding English communication skills, both written and verbal.
•    Responsiveness, analytical, leadership, supervisory skills and able to work under pressure. 

You will Excite us if you Have
•    Certified in Planning and Inventory Management  (CPIM)

•    Master's Degree in Related Area.

•    Knowledge of lean techniques.
•    Knowledge of ERP/SAP/ORACLE.

 Why CommScope:

CommScope is on a quest to deliver connectivity that empowers how we live, work, and learn. Our employees push the boundaries of communications technology that enables game-changing discoveries like 5G, the Internet of Things, and gigabit speeds for everyone, everywhere. With our unmatched expertise in copper, fiber, and wireless infrastructure, our global clients rely on us to outperform today and be ready for the needs of tomorrow. 

If you want to grow your career alongside bright, passionate, and caring people who strive to create what's next…..come connect to your future at CommScope.

CommScope is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO), including people with disabilities and veterans. If you are seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process, please contact us to submit your request at You can also learn more about CommScope’s accommodation process and EEO policy at

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