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Optium Corporation


Optium Corporation - Sherman, TX

Bachelors Degree

Join the team as we build and start manufacturing in our new facility in Sherman, Texas where we will produce vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) used in Apple’s iPhone camera to allow features such as Face ID, Animoji and Portrait mode selfies. What are VCSELs? It’s an acronym that is pronounced “vixels” – they are small semiconductor devices that emit light vertically and enable 3D sensing.


•Provide material planning and supply chain project management support to a wide variety of new product development programs

•Coordinate with Engineering Program management on the timely fulfillment of all project related raw materials and sub-assembly requirements.

•Assist Engineering Project management in the development and maintenance of new product cost models.

•Execute all MRP actions and exception signals stemming from the approved NPI build plan.

•Work with production floor staff to ensure that all resources are properly allocated and assigned to support prototype jobs.

•Process appropriate documentation and coordinate material movement from stock locations to productions centers, or in response to specific requests from the R&D team.

•Conduct routine analysis and maintenance of ERP and planning system data attributes.

•Coordinate with Finisar’s International Purchasing Office on the management of domestic and off shore suppliers and sub-contractors to ensure the timely fulfillment of orders for raw material and sub assemblies.

•Closely coordinate with Finisar’s global net work of production facilities on the transfer of new products and updates to established products.

•Assist Commodity Management in the identification of cost reduction and supplier development opportunities.

•Regularly evaluate and optimize program related inventory with an emphasis on avoiding or minimizing excess and obsolete material levels.

•Participate in and contribute to continuous process improvement initiatives at the department and division level as well as cross functionally.

•Help to define, document and deploy critical planning system tools and best practice techniques through out the entire global Supply Chain organization.

•Assist management in the development and maintenance of key team performance and productivity metrics.

•Provide key statistical and performance input as well recommendations for future objectives to management for use in Quarterly Business Review presentations.

•Partner with the Demand Planning Team to facilitate thorough cross functional collaboration on NPI project status, key project deliverables and timely and accurate disposition of Excess and Obsolescence material.

•Assume complete front to back ownership for all assigned projects.


•7 to 10 years experience in a materials planning environment with an emphasis on NPI support.

•Bachelors Degree or equivalent.

•Detailed understanding of purchasing, material planning, and Inventory management.

•Strong and creative multi factorial analytical skills

•Strong understanding of Oracle’s Advanced Planning System

•Experienced in the use of Oracle ERP including WO creation and Inventory

•Experience with Agile (Product Life Cycle Management)

•Strong understanding of Microsoft Office applications, specifically Excel and Power Point

•Strong written and verbal communication skills

•Able to follow and execute specific instructions, and do so under minimal supervision.

•APICS certification a plus

•Data base and MS Project experience a plus

•Experience in high speed data and telecommunications technology preferred.

Finisar is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

19 days 22 hours ago

Optium Corporation


Planner Optium Corporation - Sherman, TX, United States


Location: Sherman, TX

Company Profile:
We are a supplier of high-performance optical subsystems for use in telecommunications and cable TV network systems. Since our founding in 2000, we have developed proprietary technology and products that enable transmission, reception and switching functionality for high-bandwidth, intelligent optical networking applications.