Supply Chain: Full Time Opportunities for University Graduates


Location: Redmond, Washington

Job Type: Full time


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Supply Planning

Builds support plans and designs service experiences for new products, programs, or offerings. Critically reviews new support scenarios to identify potential incidents/risks and their mitigation; determines if new plans are necessary to support offerings and opportunities or if plans should be removed. Analyzes experience feedback and monitors key performance indicators to improve the customer experience, increase return on investment, and identify new opportunities.

Applicants will also be considered for Supply Planning roles in Supply Chain Operations Rotation Experience (SCORE), a Cloud Supply Chain Rotation Program designed for early in career, future supply chain professionals. The program is comprised of three, one-year rotations across key organizational pillars. Each of the three rotations will provide a diverse set of experiences and opportunities for meaningful contribution to the business. The Capacity Supply Chain and Provisioning (CSCP) group is responsible for planning, delivery and provisioning of all data centers globally powering Microsoft Cloud properties.


  • Executes on forward or reverse supply plans provided. Performs tactical elements of supply plan, including understanding the part level gaps between demand and supply. Manages programs with low complexity and/or receives direct guidance.
  • Uses tools and processes for managing supply and driving improvements to avoid additional labor needs, while gaining a foundational understanding of these tools and processes.
  • Conducts analysis and gathers information for ""what-if"" scenarios impacting supply and demand management for forward and reverse planning.
  • Reworks/refurbishes finished goods, executing mitigation solutions for goods, and redeploys them in another area, when applicable.
  • Assists with the review of staffing, capacity, bills of materials, and change orders. Tracks metrics related to operational performance of suppliers.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Currently pursuing or have completed a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain/Operations Management, Supply Chain Analytics, or related field.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with global materials life-cycle management (development, launch, sustaining and end of life) and start-up/shut-down process management preferred.
  • Experience with enterprise resource planning, material management systems and implementations a plus.
  • Ability to analyze, explain, and draw conclusions based on complex data from multiple content areas.

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