Senior Planner (Planner/Sched 4) – Lumentum Operations LLC – San Jose, 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. For more

information, visit


Lumentum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individual

with Disability.


& Responsibilities:
Work with cross functional groups (example: Yield Engineering,

Customer Engineering, Turnkey Operations, Modules, Manufacturing, Regions,

etc.) on production and qualification issues

Optimize PO backlog, WIP and Starts to maximize throughput and

linearity through understanding of capacity and process constraints by

different product families

Work with Ops and Engineering teams closely to ensure Fab &

Engineering inventory and WIP/BANK are kept at optimum levels

Extensively utilize MES for WIP management and Oracle Systems for

Finished Goods Inventory management

New orders receipt, schedule, starts and shipment management

Ensure on-time delivery goals for customers are met and minimize


WIP prioritization management

Take lead in systems automation for productivity and efficiency

improvements for cross functional groups

Manage critical and strategic customer accounts to ensure customer


Take lead in Customer teleconference meetings to understand &

discuss business/ manufacturing activities

Perform all activities in a safe and responsible manner and

support all Environmental, Health, Safety & Security requirements and


Understanding a customer’s MRP for pipeline evaluation

Analyzing product pipelines, adjustments per supplier deliveries

and lead times

Communicating with Branch personnel in order to communicate with

customers with updates and resolutions if needed

Managing inventory to financial goals

Work closely with Purchasing Department to meet Customer, Sales

& Inventory needs

Ability to perform Root Cause Analysis, develop corrective

actions, test and implement to prevent future issues.

Demonstrate strategic thinking and the ability to execute a

detailed plan to produce efficient and profitable solutions.

Ability to multi-task at a fast pace using time management and

prioritization skills

Ability to work independently with little supervision,

understanding how to problem solve within a corporate environment.

Ability to create influential relationships with internal and

external customers, as well as with offshore resources.

Strong communication skills

The ability to understand and evaluate metrics and apply process

improvement metrics.

Proficient with Microsoft applications including Word and Excel.


More than 8 years of experience in the field of wafer fab planning

Bachelors’ degree in business administration or related field


Able to write and communicate well with different internal and

external functional groups.

Understanding of multiple languages like Chinese and Thai would be

a plus for communication with external parties.

Primary Location


US-CA-San Jose

Work Locations


San Jose-Rose, CA USA

80 Rose Orchard Way

San Jose











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