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Req No: 3045
Location: San Jose, CA
Title: Planning Specialist
Job Type: Full Time
Education Requirements: BS Business
BA Business
BS Marketing
BA Marketing

Job Description

Planning Specialist

As an integral part of the TAEC Storage Products Business Unit management team, this position will be primarily responsible for supporting strategic product lines and customers. Key responsibilities will include interfacing with customers, internal TAEC and WW teams as well as communicating operational issues, forecasting and supply requirements. Additional responsibilities will include day-to–day support for US Distribution business including forecast, pricing approvals and POS / Inventory reporting. This role will report to the Director of HDD BU Management for Enterprise Products.



  • Support the demand planning process for assigned product segments and strategic named customers
  • Consolidate demand forecast and provide analysis as needed
  • Support the execution of financial plan and daily operations
  • Manage special pricing database and communicate approvals
  • Manage weekly sales update reporting for assigned segments and customers communicating variance and trends as required
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned
  • EOE/AA M/F/D/V

    Required Experience:

  • BS/BA Marketing, Business Administration, or Finance or an equivalent combination of education and related business experience
  • A minimum of four (4) to six (6) years of directly applicable experience in demand planning/customer service/business management in a technology field
  • Strong working proficiency with other MS Office applications including Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Oracle familiarity is a plus
  • Must be a self-starter with strong analytical skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks, while maintaining strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Competent to work at a very high level in all functions
  • Must be able to interact with customers in a professional and courteous manner
  • Develops cross-functional partnerships and initiates new and productive internal and external alliances
  • Other Experience:

    Familiarity with Enterprise class HDD’s and SSD’s a big plus

    You must apply through the Toshiba site to be considered an applicant for this role. Please do not just send your resume.

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