Arrow Electronics Material Planner in Centennial, Colorado


Material Planner

Job Description:

Material Planner


As a Material Planner you will oversee inventory pipeline and needs to meet customer demand using current tools and resources while creating new platforms for tracking & analyzing data. Proactively review & approve recommendations as required to ensure on-time delivery of product. Provide assistance and direction to other stakeholders in the supply chain process to discover / eliminate inefficiencies or adjustments involving the customer and/or Arrow.


  • Understanding a customer's MRP for pipeline evaluation

  • Analyzing product pipelines, adjustments per supplier deliveries and lead times

  • Communicating with Branch personnel in order to communicate with customers with updates and resolutions if needed

  • Managing inventory to financial goals

  • Work closely with Purchasing Department to meet Customer, Sales & Inventory needs

  • Data compilation, comparison, and analysis

  • Ability to perform Root Cause Analysis, develop corrective actions, test and implement to prevent future issues.


  • College degree or minimum 3-5 years’ experience with MRP Planning, asset management, or sales support

  • Demonstrate strategic thinking and the ability to execute a detailed plan to produce efficient and profitable solutions.

  • Ability to multi-task at a fast pace using time management and prioritization skills

  • Ability to work independently with little supervision, understanding how to problem solve within a corporate environment.

  • Ability to create influential relationships with internal and external customers, as well as with offshore resources.

  • Strong communication skills

  • The ability to work collaboratively with internal and external resources to get results.

  • The ability to understand and evaluate metrics and apply process improvement metrics.

  • Proficient with Microsoft applications including Word and Excel.


Denver (Panorama)

Time Type:

Full time

Job Category:

Customer Facing/Supplier Facing

Most people live in the present. But a handful of us live in a world that doesn’t exist yet — the world of Five Years Out. Five Years Out is the tangible future. And it’s a way of thinking at Arrow that serves as a springboard for innovators, helping them see what’s coming and stay ahead of what’s ahead.

We are much more than products and services. We’re a community of designers, engineers, builders and visionaries who navigate the path between possibility and practicality, across the complete lifecycle of electronics, in some of the fastest-growing commercial and industrial markets on the planet.

The work we do is everywhere, from things you’ve never seen to things you can’t live without. A Fortune 119 company with more than 18,700 employees in over 90 countries, and 2016 sales of $23.8 billion, we guide innovation forward for the world’s leading technologies used in homes, businesses and daily life. If it takes a charge, chances are we helped design it, build it and get it to market.

Are you Five Years Out? Then chances are, you’ll enjoy working with us.

Arrow is an equal opportunity employer. It does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Arrow will make reasonable accommodations that enable qualified individuals to perform the essential functions of their jobs so long as the accommodation does not create an undue hardship.