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onsemi Materials Planner in Hudson, New Hampshire

Materials Planner - ( 2300043 )


onsemi is seeking a highly effective, energetic, and highly organized individual with great communications skills to be responsible for planning of inventory, supplies, and capital goods. This person keeps records of all acquisitions to ensure that purchases remain within budget and on schedule. Creates requisitions and checks each item for quantity, specifications, and delivery requirements. This person will serve as liaison to vendors and suppliers. Investigates supply sources, issues request for quotations, proposals or bids for those items not covered by any existing purchasing arrangement. Ideally, this person will apply buyer methodologies and techniques to accomplish planning goals. Some travel will be required for this role.

Key Job Responsibilities :

  • Planner for various product lines as well as services to support its silicon carbide facility.

  • Liaison between engineering and supplier:

  • Work with engineering to evaluate the product to break into sub-assemblies for manufacturability.

  • Coordinate engineering drawings and communicate the packages to suppliers.

  • ERP experience, material master, BOM display, supply and demand, understand sales orders and purchasing procedures.

  • Understanding of general Intellectual Property at onsemi.

  • Understanding of Incoterms and the impact that they have on all purchases and contracts.

  • Finding/searching for specialized vendors.

  • Understanding vendors’ capabilities and how they may fit in with onsemi’s goals.

  • Ability to read and understand drawings and be a liaison between Suppliers and onsemi Engineers.

  • Send RFQ’s out to vendors throughout the world and communicate our needs. It is critical to understand the various cultures of foreign countries.

  • Negotiate costs and scopes when necessary. Negotiations are critical.

  • Visiting key vendors may be needed (domestic and foreign).

  • Document control – review drawings.

  • Document control – release drawings from Engineering.

  • Inventory Management – understanding and communicating with onsemi Project Team as to what is needed and when and work with suppliers to meet those needs/

  • Write Purchase Requisitions and follow through with the release of PO’s through the approval process.

  • Know what projects are all in play and be able to explain to management why costs are what they are and what the background on them are.

  • PO Management with Suppliers – communication and follow-up with Suppliers (liaison between Suppliers and onsemi Engineering).

  • Quality oversight – relaying the quality requirements of onsemi to Suppliers and following up after an order has been place.

  • Communicate with onsemi’s Logistics Team of what is happening around the world with deliveries.

  • Working with onsemi’s Legal Team and vendors on Supply Agreements.

  • Other duties as needed or assigned.


  • Negotiation skills - Understands completely the dynamics of negotiation with the ultimate goal of achieving the highest value outcome for both parties while being able to recognize when an agreement should not be made.

  • Drives for Results - Consistently hits the goals and objectives set while always focusing on driving towards stretch goals.

  • Written Communication Skills - Is able to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles in order to achieve the impactful result.

  • Technical (continuous) learning - Demonstrates the mental agility to acquire new concepts rapidly and has an aptitude for learning new industry, company, product, or technical knowledge.

  • Presentation Skills - Is effective in a variety of formal presentation settings: one-on-one, small and large groups and up and down the levels of the organization.



  • Bachelor's Degree in business or related field is preferred. A combination of job related experience, ongoing educational progress, and related certification may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's Degree.

  • 7 years purchasing experience as a direct material planner or buyer.

  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities within established deadlines.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

  • Very strong negotiation skills to successfully negotiate with vendors.

  • Comprehensive understanding of standard terms and conditions instituted in supply agreements.

  • Able to understand and interpret procurement and sourcing metrics and scorecards.

  • Strong PC computer skills including Excel (pivot tables and VLookups a must), Word and Power Point.

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a group to accomplish individual and team objectives.

  • Working knowledge of MRP and ERP principles and materials management; Oracle experience a plus.

  • Experience with supplier certification processes as well as Make/Buy analyses.

  • Familiarity with productivity programs and Lean concepts.

  • Flexibility to adjust to a regularly changing and fast-paced business environment.

  • Travel, including international, up to 15%.

onsemi (Nasdaq: ON) is driving disruptive innovations to help build a better future. With a continued focus on the automotive and industrial end-markets, onsemi is accelerating change and driving disruptive innovation towards a sustainable ecosystem in high-growth megatrends such as vehicle electrification, advanced safety, alternative energy and factory automation. With a highly differentiated and innovative product portfolio, onsemi creates intelligent power and sensing technologies that solve the world’s most complex challenges and leads the way in creating a safer, cleaner, and smarter world. Today, the industrial and automotive end-markets are responsible for two-thirds of global greenhouse gas emissions, providing an immense opportunity for onsemi to do its part in achieving a net-zero economy with its intelligent power and sensing technologies. Climate change presents not only a risk to the environment, but also opportunities for innovative business solutions, and onsemi is committed to applying its research and design expertise and adapting its own operations to achieve net-zero emissions by 2040.


Equal Employment Opportunity: onsemi is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. The Company maintains policies and practices that are designed to prevent discrimination or harassment against any qualified applicant or employee to the extent prohibited by federal, state and local laws and regulations. By way of example, discrimination on the basis of race (actual or perceived), ethnicity, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law is prohibited.

If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact US.HR@onsemi.com for assistance.

Primary Location : United States-NH-Hudson

Job : Supply Chain

Travel : Yes, 15 % of the Time

Job Posting : Feb 6, 2023, 3:45:14 AM

Req ID: 2300043

ON Semiconductor is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other federal, state or local protected classes. ON is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals, regardless of protect class status.