Senior Supply Chain Manager – Lumentum Operations LLC – Milpitas, CA

Lumentum (NASDAQ: LITE) is a market-leading manufacturer of

innovative optical and photonic products enabling optical networking and

commercial laser customers worldwide. Lumentum’s optical components and

subsystems are part of virtually every type of telecom, enterprise, and data

center network. Lumentum’s commercial lasers enable advanced

manufacturing techniques and diverse applications including next-generation 3D

sensing capabilities. Lumentum is headquartered in Milpitas, California

with R&D, manufacturing, and sales offices worldwide.

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Lumentum Supply Chain is looking for a Senior Supply Chain

Manager to manage the end-to-end supply chain for a portfolio of products in

their 3D Sensing Business. The scope of this position includes

demand management, supply planning, and supplier management – requiring a

supply chain professional with experience across multiple supply chain

disciplines and the ability to successfully collaborate across all levels with

customers, suppliers, and internal organizations. The successful

candidate will lead the supply chain setup and subsequent supply chain

operations for the assigned portfolio – from project initiation to volume production.

The role requires a highly motivated and energetic individual to develop and

implement comprehensive supply chain management strategies.

Primary Duties:
Demand/Supply Management:
Analyze forecast signals from Sales and PLM to generate an

optimized build plan while ensuring effective communication across extended

supply chain

Manage order scheduling, backlog, and rescheduling processes

Proactively identify and resolve supply/demand gaps with a

focus on meeting all customer requirements in the most efficient manner


Develop and maintain appropriate safety stock and other

flexibility strategies

Ensure supply chain resources aligned to efficiently fulfill

demand, working closely with Product/Process Engineering to ensure optimal

timing and utilization of capacity

Effectively communicate and manage expectations with

customers and suppliers

Active participation in monthly S&OP process

Manage scrap inventory and disposition

Lead analysis and initiatives in measuring and minimizing


Supplier Management:
Lead the source selection along with contract development

and negotiation

Maintain ongoing contract management including business

reviews and performance management

Ensure all fulfillment or other performance issues are

proactively identified and managed – minimizing impact to customer.

Create alignment with LUMENTUM’s preferred supplier base,

leading evaluation efforts of new strategic suppliers in conjunction with

R&D and commodity management.

Identify key components and suppliers and develop risk

mitigation plans.

Product Cost Management:
Define specific product and commodity-level cost reduction targets

and associated supply strategies to achieve these targets through negotiations,

cost reduction roadmaps etc.

Supply chain design and process development:
Lead all supply chain process development and improvement

efforts for assigned supply chain portfolio using lean business process


Ensure supply chain readiness for all new product launches

including process and system requirements

Drive material ramp planning and risk analysis/mitigation


Product launch project management:
Lead the development and implementation of all required

supply chain capabilities and processes in support of product launches

Ensure all supply chain support functions are represented

and the final supply chain design reflects best known Lumentum suppliers, systems,

and processes

Drive cross functional alignment on launch plans, process

development, and project deliverables

Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering or related field

8 – 10 years supply chain experience with demonstrated

expertise in demand and supply management, project leadership, and supplier


3-5 years Demand Management experience

Previous contract management experience

Working knowledge of Lean Supply Chain/Lean Manufacturing


Experience with Wafer Fab Planning and Production processes preferred

Primary Location



Work Locations


Milpitas-HQ, CA USA

400 N McCarthy Blvd





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Mar 27, 2017, 3:23:44 PM

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