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Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

The Aerospace, Defense and Marine (Aerospace, Defense and Marine or AD&M) business unit of TE is part of the Industrial Solutions segment (Industrial Solutions) and is a world leader in the design of components and electrical interconnection solutions that are used for applications in extreme and rigorous environments. These interconnection solutions make possible applications of avionics, jet and propulsion engine management, flight controls, grounding systems and on-board entertainment (EAB) for today's "connected aircraft". This capability is extended to military, marine, aviation, space, land and drone vehicles, as well as oil and gas exploration of open-ocean deposits. TE offers solutions for enhanced connectivity that work and resist in the most extreme environments on Earth, from the deepest oceans to the ends of space. In your relentless activities to save space and weight, improve data delivery and power, you will find that AD&M is ready to collaborate with your design team to help you present your product more quickly in the market with smarter and better interconnect solutions.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Materials Planning Teams are responsible for the plans, schedules, and monitoring of the movement of material through the production cycle. They determine quantity and order date for materials to meet production or engineering schedules, initiate purchase or production requisitions compliant with supply agreements, and develop the schedule to be used in the production facility based on forecasts and historical analysis. The Team develops specifications for new contract orders as well as forecasts and plans for labor requirements. They provide timely and accurate input on supplier performance and may be asked to participate in higher level supplier performance reviews with the strategic sourcing team. They also monitor cost, schedule and scope of assigned subcontracts to assure best quality at best value.

To load production areas (within the Defence and Aerospace Manufacturing Value Streams) with shop orders and to expedite these orders with the objective of optimising billings and achieving forecast output. Specific project co-ordination.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • To forecast delivery against customer enquiries when customers’ requirement is for delivery shorter than standard lead-time.
  • To progress shop orders to meet delivery promises and advise the sales desk when dates cannot be met.
  • To determine the allocation of stock orders in the knowledge of differing priorities.
  • To intelligently manipulate the production plan in accordance with company procedures to optimise customer satisfaction and billings figures.
  • To maintain integrity of the MRP system in order to improve sales deliveries and lead-times.
  • To control Despatch and oversee allocation of month end order output to endeavour to achieve on-time delivery performance in full for all customers.
  • To provide departmental reports from mainframe source data in order to fully inform key personnel of the Value Streams KPI’s.
  • To control and action, alongside production the handling of customer returns to ensure complaints / re-manufacture is handled with speed and efficiency.
  • To receive progress enquiries from Sales, investigate lead-time that is achievable so that the order may be obtained.
  • To Provide the Materials Manager with relevant Strategic information as and when required.
  • Provide Strategic Purchasing with quantities and required dates to maintain delivery on time.
  • To observe Health and Safety regulations as laid down in company procedures and Government legislation.
  • Any other reasonable task as may be requested from time to time.

What would you bring to the role?

  • Good general education at Degree level standard required.
  • Decides on best working practices and recommends improvements to the system where applicable.
  • Must be able to think creatively and logically and be able to work in detail without supervision.
  • Long periods of concentration and application are required together with attention to detail.
  • Contact with all departments, outside suppliers and occasionally customers.  Close contact with Production, Stores, Materials, Sales, Purchasing and Shipping.


  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


Bath, BAS, GB, BA2 1EP

Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  43544

Job Segment: Strategic Planning, Engineer, Electrical, Developer, Mainframe, Strategy, Engineering, Technology

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