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Teradyne Manufacturing New Product Planner /Business Analyst in North Reading, Massachusetts

Teradyne needs talented people to drive our new products through fast-paced development cycle! Our Storage Test customers depend on Teradyne to deliver customized solutions for system-level device testing. You will be responsible for managing all planning aspects of our new products from prototype to production release in a fast-paced development cycle. Our Storage Test solutions have a large mechanical content but also include automation and electrical features. Prototype work is executed on-site in North Reading, giving you the opportunity to have hands-on experience in managing on-site builds of product and enabling the transfer of product to production Low-Cost Region suppliers. System-Level Test solutions are customer device-based, creating continuous new solutions and new products to enable quick customer ramp of semiconductor devices to the market. We are currently seeking a New Product Planner to join our North Reading, MA team.

You will have the opportunity to work directly with operations teams and design engineers to carry out the following responsibilities:

Responsibilities include:

  • Ability to succeed in a highly agile environment that requires attention to detail while maintaining a broader scope vision to implement change.

  • Planning, requisitioning material, and resolving critical material shortages.

  • Monitoring manufacturing builds and reporting to development and management team for onsite pre-production floor.

  • Work globally with contract manufacturers and suppliers to determine sourcing strategy.

  • New Product Material Planners must be able to work on cross-functional teams and to communicate with all levels of management.

  • Candidates must be able to work independently

  • Ability to find creative ways to resolve problems coupled with critical Recognition of when a problem needs escalation

Basic Qualifications, Experience, & Skills Required:

  • 8+ years of related experience

  • Must have experience in planning new product as well as experience in planning in a manufacturing environment

  • Prior experience working with an MRP/ERP system required

  • Computer literate with a working knowledge of spreadsheets.

  • Skilled with presentation software, and experience with database tools is helpful

  • Excellent interpersonal and organization skills are a necessity.

  • A team player that has a high level of flexibility, and will work toward common goals inter-departmentally and cross-functionally

  • Nominal travel is a possibility.

  • Demonstrated proactive planning and leadership skills as well as a proven ability to envision and implement change (problem identification and solution recommendation, and implementation).


Bachelor's degree required or relevant experience.

Teradyne is not considering sponsorship or relocation for this position.


ITAR Restriction: All candidates for this ITAR restricted position must be one of the following: US Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident, Asylee, Refugee or otherwise lawfully admitted under an amnesty program.

FOUO Designation: This position may require access to work under Federal Contracts under the "For Official Use Only" designation, and as such, you may be limited to access such programs if you are not a US citizen or if you have dual citizenship

The above listed position may involve access to export controlled technology and may be subject to export licensing requirements prior to employment.

Current openings may involve access to export controlled technology and may be subject to export licensing requirements prior to employment. ATTENTION APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES: If you’re unable to access our on-line application due to a disability you may visit one of our locations or our Corporate Office at 600 Riverpark Drive, North Reading, MA and request a paper application form. In addition, you may also contact the HR Service Center at 978-370-3041 or contact them at for additional assistance. LitePoint, a Teradyne Company is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.