Supply Planner

Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it's helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.

Department Overview

A Region Supply Planner is responsible for all aspects of supply planning activities for their prospective areas. Directly manage the supply alignment for manufacturing to ensure that material is available for factory based on Demand needs.

Job Description

In this role you will:
  • Release Planned orders (PLO) for all external suppliers in the supply planning system
  • Release Internal Requisition (IR) / Internal Sales orders (ISO) in the supply planning system
  • Support and monitor Release of Internal Requisition with respective local supply planner
  • Manage Exception messages in supply planning system on weekly basis (alignment of NBD)
  • Weekly Evaluation of Demand Planning values including recommended adjustments
  • Quarterly Evaluation of Inventory Planning (Safety Stock, Segmentation) values including recommended adjustments
  • Weekly Reporting in Global Supply Demand Alignment Meeting (Oversupply Reporting)
  • Responsible for excess material in alignment with Inventory Team.
  • Daily shortage communication and expedite activities with global buyers and Purchasing Team
  • Lead expedites activities for shortages from partner suppliers to meet production plan
  • Authorization of expedited freight as needed to cover shortages
  • Daily supply communication and coordination with production manager and team
  • Alignment on demand and supply with Global Assurance and Global Category Management
  • Present weekly material demand, shortages and status picture to Factory Scheduling and Management (local Weekly Information Meeting - owner Delivery Manager and SC Operations Lead)
  • Communicate material status in changes to all relevant parties
  • Back up partner for Regional Supply Planner Global Cross-functional Team Member

  • Bachelors in Supply Chain or other applicable degree
  • 2 or more years Supply Planning / Supply Chain Planning experience
  • Oracle Value Chain Applications (ASCP) a plus
  • APICS Certified (CPIM) a plus

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 2 or more years Planning experience
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. indefinitely is required. Employer work permit sponsorship is not available for this position.

Travel Requirements

Under 10%

Relocation Provided


Position Type


Referral Payment Plan


Our U.S.Benefitsinclude:
  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, VisionbenefitseffectiveDay 1
  • 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • GenerousPaidTime Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PaidParental & Family Leave
  • and more!

EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.


Elgin, IL