Materials Analyst Summer/Fall C0-Op

Date: Apr 13, 2021

Location: Newbury Park, CA, US

Company: Skyworks


If you are looking for a challenging and exciting career in the world of technology, then look no further. Skyworks is an innovator of high performance analog semiconductors whose solutions are powering the wireless networking revolution. At Skyworks, you will find a fast-paced environment with a strong focus on global collaboration, minimal layers of management and the freedom to make meaningful contributions in a setting that encourages creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.  Our work culture values diversity, social responsibility, open communication, mutual trust and respect.  We are excited about the opportunity to work with you and glad you want to be part of a team of talented individuals who together can change the way the world communicates.

Requisition ID: 64453 

Materials Analyst Co-Op

The Materials Analyst provides an ancillary supply chain function for Program Managers in Skyworks Solutions’ Mobile Solutions Business Unit. They work alongside the Program Managers to procure, track and receive materials required to achieve engineering milestones starting from the first article and through to the final configuration for mass production. This role is a Summer-Fall 2021 Co-Op (July to December 2021).


This role reports into the Program Management Team:
•Assist Program Managers with materials procurement from internal and external suppliers.
•Receive, log, and store engineering materials and transfer to build location as need be.
•Extracting pertinent information from materials trackers sent by suppliers to highlight critical paths for build milestones.
•Prepare periodic reports for Program Managers highlighting materials’ status relative to build plans.
•Develop, implement and refine work instructions and inventory management processes.
•Inventory reconciliation through periodic analysis of received goods vs ordered.
•Act as a focal point and monitor assigned areas to ensure material delivery dates meet sampling needs.
•Identify and coordinate advance notice, input and resolution of material shortages/overages.
•Interface with stakeholders within the company to identify and coordinate the disposition of obsolete, non-conforming, and excess materials.
•Analyze data and collaborate with Program Managers, to determine and apply appropriate ordering, inventory, and replenishment policies.
•Anticipate potential problems and risks, generate ideas, insight and solutions to resolve or “head off” potential problems, followed by decisive action to implement solutions.
•Analyze data to determine opportunities to decrease inventory, and reduce total costs in order to support Sampling activities.
•Demonstrate effective collaboration skills by open communication and sharing of pertinent information to all stakeholders.
•Represent the company successfully and exercises flexibility in their communications with internal teams and vendors.
•Assist the Buyers and the Program Managers during material related discussions and purchases.
•Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
•Must be enrolled full time in a degree program in Industrial Engineering or Supply Chain related field
•Strong computer skills and knowledge of MS Office and ability to learn new software/programs as opportunities or department needs arise.
•Experience with SAP/MRP/Oracle systems in a manufacturing/Engineering environment is a plus.
•Experience with data analytics tools such as PowerBI is a plus.
•Knowledge of materials management theories processes and practices a plus.
•Knowledge of semiconductors operations a plus.
•Effective and professional verbal and written communication skills with team and relevant stakeholders.
•Exhibit & encourage sense of urgency.
•Organized with strong attention to detail, and superior follow-up and follow-through skills.
•Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects and primary responsibilities as per priorities set by Program Managers.
•Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with management, colleagues, suppliers.
•Strong analytical, conceptual, skills.
•Highly energetic and process driven.
•Self-starter, requires minimum supervision, and passionate about what he/she does.



Skyworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Oxnard

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