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Garmin Aviation Planner 2 in Olathe, Kansas


We are seeking a full-time Planner 2 in our Olathe, KS location. In this role, you will be responsible for performing semi-complex supply chain management relating to materials planning, purchasing, and manufacturing and provides input in the development of planning procedures.

Essential Functions

  • Full use and understanding of supply chain, systems, and processes used by area

  • Understands/owns accountability for department KPI’s

  • Evaluates data for decision-making purposes/makes recommendations and commands supply chain processes defined in assigned area of responsibility

  • Recognizes issues, explores solutions, and provides timely responses

  • Actively contributes to discussions in team initiative toward goal resolution, provides guidance to Planner 1 associates, and plans own daily workload with ability to identify priorities

  • Responsible for all planning disciplines (New Product Introduction, Demand, Global Supply Chain, Production Planning, Repair/Service Planning, and Vendor-Managed Inventory) across aviation items produced at Garmin manufacturing sites and stored at Garmin distribution locations

    Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree AND a minimum of 2 years relevant experience

  • Demonstrates all the competencies of Planner 1

  • Understands/implements best practices and has a solid understanding of warehouse, manufacturing, and service processes

  • Demonstrated strong/effective/professional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills with ability to communicate with cross functional teams/customers

  • Intermediate applicable MS Office skills

    Desired Qualifications

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing or distribution environment

  • Certified in Production & Inventory Management (CPIM) or Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM)

  • 5+ years experience in material management, production planning, purchasing or distribution preferably in electronics manufacturing

  • Previous project management or team facilitator experience

    Garmin International is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age or disability.

    This position is eligible for Garmin's benefit program. Details can be found here: Garmin Benefits.

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