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Senior Supply Chain Planner

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Supply Chain Managers are responsible for the timely, cost-effective procurement, inventory control, planning and quality control of production materials. They ensure the availability of materials in the supply chain, as scheduled, and the maintenance of inventory at the established levels. They coordinate and integrate the flow of materials and information among suppliers, manufacturers, distributors and customers, identifying opportunities for improving efficiency, effectiveness and capabilities of the supply chain. Resources are focused on continuous improvement of the movement of materials through production processes, and the establishment of key performance metrics and benchmarks to monitor actual performance against goals.

The OV/OTE (outside Vendor and Other TE) Senior Planner is integral part of the overall Supply Chain Organization and is responsible for the End to end flow of TE products from TE Plants and Suppliers to TE Customers. Moreover, the function drives the achievement of relevant Supply Chain KPIs and plans the efficient and effective flow of OV/OTE products via purchase order management, backlog management, managing delivery performance, inventory levels, and driving lead time performance. Coordinates products and Supplies with other TE locations (non-IND) to serve our IND customers.


This role can be based at our Bydgoszcz site, but we are flexible for a home office solution across Poland.


  • Regular monitoring and improving the flow and effectiveness of deliveries from TE Suppliers and TE Plants to TE Customers with the special focus on product from other Business Units,
  • Recognizing demand patterns, communicating with Demand Management, Product Management and Sales to better recognize Customers Demand for this product,
  • Lead continuous improvement activity, individually and with teams to impact planning KPIs. 
  • Perform root causes analysis of late deliveries in support of corrective actions needed to drive delivery improvement. Able to perform similar actions proactively for future demand. Drive stock fulfilment for preferred and standard parts.
  • Reduce Past dues, improve Delivery performance and Extraordinary Customer Experience,
  • Support and manage monthly S&OP and MPS with critical suppliers (Supplier STC, LT accuracy, PO review), finalize Report Out of Supply Review
  • Elevate supply and demand issues to SC Leadership, work for resolution and execute the determined course of action. 
  • Manage with minimal optimal cost premium freight to ship out finished products to meet customer requirements.
  • Highlight suppliers and delivery issues to Strategic Procurement to ensure components are available to support the delivery schedule, expediting / de-expediting as appropriate
  • Balance strategic stocking with inventory control at the optimum level
  • Prepare ad hoc analysis to support improving Supply Chain KPI’s on the OV/OTE area

What your background should look like:

  • Educational Degree    -->   University degree or equivalent
  • Professional Experience: At least 2 years of experience within the area of Material Planning, Production Planning or Procurement or equivalent 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, analytical skills, and communication skills is high priority
  • Good project management skills and ability to multi-task 
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment with multi-cultural teams
  • Ability to demonstrate strong customer focus and continues improvement attitude
  • Ability to form successful working relationships quickly at all levels 
  • Good knowledge in the use of SAP and Microsoft Office, i.e. Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint
  • Fluent in English both written and spoken, local Language is a plus


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


State:  KP
Country/Region:  PL
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  65977
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Supply, Supply Planner, Outside Sales, ERP, Operations, Sales, Technology

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