Skip to Main Content

Manager of Materials & Planning

Canoga Perkins
Los Angeles, CA
  • Expired: October 06, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

Manager of Materials & Planning


Canoga develops, manufacture, service, and support networking products and solutions for the Telco/MNO and private enterprise, industrial and military mobility network markets. From the early start in 1965, until now, Canoga's strong commitment to innovation, quality, reliability, strategic partnership, and respect for people remains part of the core values behind everyday decisions. Canoga's 40-year relationship with some of the world's prominent Communications Service Providers has produced, co-developed, designed, and architected, custom products, features, and functionality, all embedded in over 500,000 plus Canoga network devices currently deployed. These products and solutions meet and respect the standards and provide fit-for-purpose capabilities, size, scale, and functionality required for Canoga's customers to maximize their monetization, lower operational complexity costs, and increase market differentiation. Today, Canoga is developing a new product generation to propel the company as a leading global provider of 5G TSN switching solutions.

Job Description: Manager of Materials & Planning

CANOGA is looking for a Manager of Materials & Planning to join our team. This position requires a person who can manage, respond to and coordinate the needs of the Materials, Stockroom, and Planning Units. This person will operate under minimal supervision, is self-motivated and a fast learner.

Reporting to: Director of Logistics

Job Functions Materials & Planning

Employment Type Full-time

Seniority Level Mid-Senior level

Industry Telecommunication (Manufacturer)

Directly involved in the actual work of each unit in a supervisory role with full management authority to act on behalf of, and in consensus with, the Director of the Department.
Train persons involved to achieve higher levels of proficiency in: Purchasing, Outsourcing, ERP planning and Production Scheduling according to the Lean Manufacturing methodology.
Interact and coordinate Purchasing and Planning with outsourcing companies.
Directly undertake negotiations and resolve issues with both suppliers as well as outsourcing companies.
Ensure that the three units stay smoothly coordinated and meshed in a timely fashion, on a daily basis to ensure outsourced product and internal manufacturing happen expeditiously and fast.
Communicate daily with the Manufacturing Manager and when necessary, other heads of department such as Engineering to resolve issues such as EO's.
Ensures that orders are shipped on time.
Makes sure ERP maintains appropriate inventory levels.
Evaluate written data such as job orders, product specifications and operations sheets, parts and materials inventory lists, and machine and worker production rates, to establish efficient allocation and scheduling of parts, materials, machines, and sequences of operations and workflow.
Determines work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow.
Strong verbal, written and people communication skills and the willingness to work cooperatively in a team environment.
Knowledge of the Manufacturing and MRP process
Proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel
Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or Master’s Degree a plus; 5-7 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
5-7 years of experience.
Canoga Perkins offers an excellent package including paid vacations and medical, dental and vision insurance. Contact Elsa Aguilera (HR) at 818-718-6300.

Canoga Perkins is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

Job Type: Full-time

Dental insurance
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Tuition reimbursement
Vision insurance
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
COVID-19 considerations:
All employees are required to wear a mask. We follow local county and CDC guidelines.

Ability to commute/relocate:
Chatsworth, CA 91311: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
Manufacturing: 1 year (Preferred)
Procurement: 1 year (Preferred)
Work Location:
One location
Work Remotely:
Work Location: One location

Canoga Perkins


Los Angeles, CA
91311 USA



View all jobs at Canoga Perkins