Supply Chain Manager

  • Fremont, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Ikanos develops robust, high performance semiconductor and software products. Our advanced communications processors, broadband DSL and other devices power access infrastructure and customer premises equipment for many of the world’s leading network equipment manufacturers and telecommunications service providers. With approximately 90 million devices shipped to date, we are enabling the cost-effective delivery of triple- and quadruple-play services to and throughout homes and offices around the world.

Headquartered in Fremont, Calif., we have offices around the world to service our global customer base. Our engineers are responsible for inventions captured in approximately 400 issued patents and applications. And we lead public standards development by actively participating and contributing to standards bodies such as HomeGrid™, ATIS, Broadband Forum, FSAN, IEEE 802.3, ITU-T, NIPP-NAI, and TTC (Japan).

Job Description

The Position: Supply Chain Manager




Success in this role means success in delivering results through team work and a relentless focus on what’s best for Ikanos. Success means continually holding oneself to the highest of professional and ethical standards and demanding the same of co-workers. Success is walking into Ikanos every work day with an unwavering belief that you can and do influence affairs for the better and that in turn you will stand to reap the rewards both financially and professionally that your contribution merits.


  • Within the first 30-days the Supply Chain Manager will be trained and immersed in the Ikanos Planning and manufacturing systems
  • Within the first 60-days the Supply Chain Manager will be able to use all of the Ikanos tools and become proficient at providing daily & weekly reports on Shipments, Order backlog, On-Time Delivery, Fill Rates and other operations metrics
  • Within 90-days the Supply Chain Manager will be able to perform complete ATP analysis on Build-to-order and Build-to-Forecast inputs and make recommendations on Materials purchases to insure NO Line stopages, Stock-outs or delivery impacts to our customers
  • Within 120-days the Supply Chain Manager will have a surperior grasp of all of product Families, Kitting requirements, and Manufacturing flows and approved sites
  • Ability to proactively identify and solve manufacturing and customer related problems will be a key responsiblity






In this position, The Supply Chain Manager will be responsible for:

  • Supply & Demand Analysis & trending - SKU Profiling
  • Purchasing of Wafers (PO Generation), Piece parts and other BOM related deliverable to product our Products
  • Coordination of backlog Scheduling, Product Leadtimes  as well as setting Factory Production and  Shipping priorities
  • Inventory tracking and Logistic coordination between internal and external Subcontractors
  • New Product Manufacturing set-up (Microsoft AX Dynamics) - Part Creation Nomenclature
  • Establish and launch New product Manuf flow and capacity
  • Coordination of Distribution and VMI/CMI Stocking Orders
  • Updating Operations/Manufacturing Work flows and Specifications
  • Coordination of Customer RMA and Failure analysis activities (Track, Update and close CRM cases)
  • Weekly reports for Production status
  • Inventory Audit and Financial close support activities

NOTE: Products will cover both Chip set solutions and Board level production   


You Are:

Someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, and where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point. You bring to the organization the following competencies:


  • Bachelors/Masters (or equivalent ) degree in Operations, Supply Chain Management or related field
  • 5-8 years of relevant industry experience   
  • Communication & Comphrension skils - Self Motivated
  • Supply & Demand analysis including but not limited to: Capacity Analysis, Available to Promise analysis, Lead time and Cycle times, OEE analysis, Yield tracking
  • Inventory planning systems - Certified in Inventory and/or Production Control
  • Microsoft Dynamics (AX) Experience recommended
  • Solid Grasp of VMI/CMI, Distribution & KanBan principles
  • Excel & Pivot table expertise

Additional Information

If this sounds like you, and you're ready to join the leading provider of advanced broadband semiconductor and software products for the digital home, we encourage you to apply now.