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Senior Logistical Planner, Flexible Location

San Francisco, CA, US, 94105

Requisition ID # 29238 


Job Category : Procurement / Supply Chain 

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Business Unit: HR, SC & CRESS

Job Location : Concord; Concord; San Francisco; San Ramon; San Ramon

Department Overview

The Supply Chain Planning team is the material supply and demand planning arm of the greater Supply Chain organization, which is part of PG&E’s IT organization. The team is focused on forecasting material needs for the various PG&E lines of business (LOB) to ensure adequate inventory is available to support new business construction, maintenance, and restoration efforts. Aligning our people and strategies with the clients we serve facilitates better planning and ensures projects can be executed timely and on budget. The Logistical Planners at PG&E collectively manage $200M of material inventory across 5 distribution centers.


Position Summary

The work location will be determined by the hiring leader and the successful candidate.  You must be able to work in the San Francisco office as needed.


This position is responsible for planning, setting, and managing the inventory levels on all materials locations and is the principal point of communication with our business partners to understand and forecast demand in the short or long term.



  • Oversee demand and supply planning function for a complex and diverse set of materials exceeding $50M in annual throughput.
  • Develop material demand forecasts at multiple levels of aggregation for multiple time horizons.
  • Review and release purchase requisitions, initiate stock transfers, and expedite with vendors as needed to meet project start dates.
  • Closely coordinate and communicate allocation plans in the event of material shortages.
  • Provide off hours material procurement and expediting support during storms and other
  • emergencies.
  • Interact with program management, construction, and business finance organizations
  • regularly to identify forecast drivers, refresh assumptions, and build consensus.
  • Maintain SAP planning parameters in alignment with forecasts that achieve target fill rate and
  • inventory turnover performance.
  • Coach peers in planning concepts and lead continuous improvement efforts utilizing lean six sigma tools.





  • 5 years of supply chain or related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in job related discipline or equivalent experience



  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain management, engineering, or related industry
  • Possess Six Sigma training/certification
  • Possess APICS training/certification
  • Demonstrated ability to work in team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work on multiple issues and tasks
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate proficiency in inventory management, statistics, and forecasting methods with an understanding of their financial and operational impacts.
  • Knowledge of SAP ERP, APO, Oracle Demand Planning, or other software related to demand planning
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all teams, areas and levels of business affecting the material planning process

Our Mission

To safely and reliably deliver affordable and clean energy to our customers and communities every single day, while building the energy network of tomorrow.

Our Vision

With a sustainable energy future as our North Star, we will meet the challenge of climage change while providing affordable energy for all customers.

Our Culture

We put safety first.
We are accountable. We act with integrity, transparency and humility.
We are here to serve our customers.
We embrace change, innovation and continuous improvement.
We value diversity and inclusion. We speak up, listen up and follow up.
We succeed through collaboration and partnership. We are one team.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E), a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation (NYSE:PCG), is one of the largest combined natural gas and electric companies in the United States. Based in San Francisco, our 24,000 employees deliver safe, reliable, affordable and clean energy to nearly 16 million people throughout our Northern and Central California service area, stretching from Eureka to Bakersfield and from the Pacific Ocean to the Sierra Nevada.

More About Our Company

Pacific Gas and Electric Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, medical condition, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland