0 Replies Latest reply on Dec 16, 2014 3:24 PM by sszeto@kinaxis.com

    Job Opportunity: Technical S&OP Developer/Analyst via Palo Alto Networks

    sszeto@kinaxis.com Apprentice

      Technical S&OP Developer/Analyst

      Santa Clara, CA, United States

      Full Time - Exempt


      Palo Alto Networks, the enterprise security company, is looking for an experienced and knowledgeable individual to oversee aspects of the Sales and Operations Planning technical process. This hands-on position will be responsible for System Administration, building workbooks, maintaining custom attributes in Kinaxis RapidResponse by working closely with Supply Chain and Planning Operations business units.

      Basic Qualifications

      • Excellent understanding of supply/capacity/demand planning concepts
      • Understanding of operations in Contract Manufacturing industry
      • Deeply interested in resolving business problems by applying knowledge of Kinaxis
      • Background in scheduling, forecasting, planning or operations analysis
      • Knowledge of key inventory and production performance metrics, turns, on time delivery, etc.
      • Knowledge of demand management/forecasting tools, forecasting processes in sales, finance, manufacturing and supply chain

      Key Duties

      • System administration, development, configuration and modification of workbooks, dashboards, data extraction and user assistance while using Kinaxis RapidResponse
      • Setup Hierarchies and Filters
      • Perspective development of scenarios


      • Bachelor Degree or equivalent
      • 4+ years of planning or analysis in Supply and Operations Planning role
      • Computer literate including Kinaxis RapidResponse not required but desirable, SAP, supply chain collaboration tool, Excel, Access, Word, Power Point and Outlook
      • Familiarity with business objects, access and other data modeling tools
      • Extensive spreadsheet analysis and strong mathematical abilities
      • Proactive self-starter with problem solving abilities and strong analytical skills
      • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal)
      • Ability to deal with changing priorities and environment
      • Ability to develop relationships and work in a team environment
      • Ability to sort through ambiguity and work sometimes undefined roles


      Key Interfaces

      Supply Chain Operations (Supply Chain Management, Order Fulfillment, Service Logistics), EMS Partners, IT