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NPI Operations & Supply Chain Analyst

San Jose, CA, United States
Aug 27, 2019


Job Description



At Xilinx, we are leading the industry transformation to build an adaptable, intelligent world. ARE YOU bold, collaborative, and creative? At Xilinx, we hire and develop leaders and innovators who want to revolutionize the world of technology.  We believe that by embracing diverse ideas, pushing boundaries, and working together as ONEXILINX, anything is possible.


Our culture of innovation began with the invention of the Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), and with the 2018 introduction of our Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP), has made a quantum leap in capability, solidifying our role as the adaptable platform supplier of choice.  From the start, we have always believed in providing inventors with products and platforms that are infinitely adaptable. From self-driving cars, to world-record genome processing, to AI and big data, to the world’s first 5G networks, we empower the world’s builders and visionaries whose ideas solve every day problems and enhance people’s lives.


If you are PASSIONATE, ADAPTABLE, and INNOVATIVE, Xilinx is the right place for you!  At Xilinx we care deeply about creating meaningful development experiences while building a strong sense of belonging and connection. We foster an environment of empowered learning, wellness, community engagement, and recognition, so you can focus on work that matters – world class technology that improves the way we live and work.  We are ONEXILINX.


The NPI Planner/Supply Chain Analyst is responsible for Materials management, supply chain planning analysis for new Product (NPI) families & Aerospace & Defense (A&D) and is accountable to meet critical customer deliveries and revenue targets.




  •  Ensures required wafer and raw materials supply is in place; performs analysis to proactively identify potential shortages and drives expedites to close shortages.

  •  Works from engineering plans and production specifications to establish production schedules and lead-times.  In addition, his or her duties will include:

  •  Weekly analysis of supply (fab through finished goods) and demand (internal and external) and generation of key weekly reports. Works with key cross function teams (Engg, Marketing, Customer Ops, and Wafer Planning) to ensure that critical orders, program deliverables, key metrics are met.

  • Compile and analyze internal and external demand and generate assembly and test loading plans for capacity input and raw material purchases. Ensures enough capacity is in place to meet internal & external requirements within manufacturing cycle times

  • Proactively prepares new products for production transfer, and drives system changes necessary to handle A&D & NPI Products.

  • Drives continuous improvement of NPI & A&D systems & models, and in particular improvement and development of our complex and detailed excel-analysis-tools to promote productivity and cost reduction.

  • Performs analysis to proactively identify and minimize potential excess supply during the NPI product phase

  •  Represents NPI Operations & A&D Ops in key meetings along with Materials planning 


  •  MS in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain or Operations Research or BS with more than 3 years of working experience

  •  Strong analytical and quantitative skills, Good at Excel.

  •  Strong communication skills 

  •  Team player

  •  Able to work well with cross functional teams take key initiatives

  • Pro-active, Ability to multitask under dynamic conditions

  •  Understanding of the semiconductor supply chain and manufacturing flow desired

  •  Knowledge of SQL and Oracle is desired

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