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Senior Staff Business Planning Specialist

Renesas Electronics Corporation

Renesas Electronics Corporation

Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024
Company Description

Renesas is one of the top global semiconductor companies in the world. We strive to develop a safer, healthier, greener, and smarter world, and our goal is to make every endpoint intelligent by offering product solutions in the automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT markets. Our robust product portfolio includes world leading MCUs, SoCs, analog and power products, plus Winning Combination solutions that curate these complementary products. We are a key supplier to the world’s leading manufacturers of electronics you rely on every day; you may not see our products, but they are all around you.

Renesas employs roughly 21,000 people in more than 30 countries worldwide. As a global team, our employees actively embody the Renesas Culture, our guiding principles based on five key elements: Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative, and Entrepreneurial. Renesas believes in, and has a commitment to, diversity and inclusion, with initiatives and a leadership team dedicated to its resources and values. At Renesas, we want to build a sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. Join us and build your future by being part of what’s next in electronics and the world.

Job Description

As part of Renesas’s Performance Computing Power Business, you will manage the day-to-day activities required to optimize and grow revenue & margin and drive customer satisfaction associated with assigned product lines.

You will partner with Operations, NPI teams and Marketing organizations to ensure business objectives are met.

North Carolina (Morrisville), Texas (Austin), Arizona (Tempe), Remote

Travel less than 10%

What You Will Do

  • Demand Planning, Revenue, Forecast
    • AOP/MTP/LTP – support BU in driving bottom-up forecast for Annual Operating Plan, Mid-Term Plan, and Long-Term Plan.
    • Ensured management revenue goals are met each quarter through close communication with the Product Line Manager and Sales.
    • Prepare revenue forecast for Monthly Ops revenue alignment.
    • Generates ship demand forecast and enter to forecasting database.
  • Samples:
    • Support pre and post release samples activities for assigned product line.
    • Interface regularly with Product Marketing, Product Engineer, and Planning to approve and ship samples to customers.

  • Supply and Escalation:
    • Be the point of contact for customer escalations for the assigned product line.
    • Resolved escalations and allocations of product working with customers, sales, manufacturing, and planning.
    • Weekly review of backlog and planned ship date. Highlight any supply gap or any constraints (bottleneck) to meet revenue plans well in advance to avoid any last-minute surprises in customer delivery.
    • Monthly demand/supply plan review, identify any constraints within the planning horizon to manage potential revenue risk, and review medium to long term plans so that adequate wafer starts requests to support the Business Units revenue goal.
    • Monthly Wafers Start review. Identify supply versus forecast gap, determine new starts including risks built in collaborative effort with Operations and Product Line Managers.
  • Analysis:
    • Manage weeks of inventory, day of inventory, Errors or Omissions to maintain healthy level according to corporate guidance.
    • Perform detailed analysis of historical information and competitive factors to guide future decisions and activities.

  • BS Degree with industrial experience/ semi condor flow.
  • 10+ years in a business role with relevant experience with pricing, forecasting, analysis and management support.
  • Demonstrated track record of managing complex forecasting through OEM/CM/Disty
  • Good time management skills and ability to work under pressure.
  • Must be able to demonstrate strong leadership, people management & influencing skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office application –Advanced Microsoft Excel.
  • Data analysis experience. Ability to solve complex problems or working relationships.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Positive attitude, self-starter, and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong sense of urgency and of responsibility and deadline-driven

Additional Information

The expected annual pay range for this position is $143K - $179K. This position is also eligible for STI bonus opportunities and commission pay. Please note that final offer amount will be dependent on geographic location, applicable experience, and skillset of the candidate.

Renesas offers a full range of elective benefits including medical, health savings account (with applicable medical plan), dental, vision, health and/or dependent care flexible spending accounts, pre-tax commuter benefits, life insurance, AD&D, and pet insurance. In addition to elective benefit options, benefited employees receive company-paid life insurance and AD&D, LTD, short term medical benefits as well as paid sick time, paid holidays, and accrued paid vacation. New employees will attend a detailed benefit orientation to learn more about our many benefits and resources.

Renesas Electronics Corporation empowers a safer, smarter and more sustainable future where technology helps make our lives easier. The leading global provider of microcontrollers, Renesas combines our expertise in embedded processing, analog, power and connectivity to deliver complete semiconductor solutions. These Winning Combinations accelerate time to market for automotive, industrial, infrastructure and IoT applications, enabling billions of connected, intelligent devices that enhance the way people work and live. Learn more at

Renesas’ mission, To Make Our Lives Easier, is underpinned by our company culture, TAGIE. TAGIE stands for Transparent, Agile, Global, Innovative and Entrepreneurial. Our goal is to embed this unique culture in everything we do to succeed as a company and create trust with our diverse colleagues, customers and stakeholders.

Renesas Electronics is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, committed to celebrating diversity and fostering a work environment free of discrimination on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, military status, veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.