Senior Manager, Supply Chain


Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $13 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 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 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

The Senior Manager of Supply Chain will oversee Supply Chain Operations in the HPG (High Performance Group) division of the Aerospace, Defense, and Marine business. This division provides relays for a variety of highly regulated applications, such as power plants, aircraft, military, undersea cables, special rovers, etc.

In this role, you’ll demonstrate a high sense of urgency and be a pivotal member to the HPG team. Using your data analytics skills, you will influence the division’s supply chain strategy and therein impact a global customer base.

What you will be doing...

  • Establishing department objectives and goals to provide organizational visibility on key metrics and attainment.
  • Actively tracking weekly results and implement actions to drive needed improvement. Key areas include delivery/past due performance and inventory management
  • Planning short and long-range production and inventory requirements considering such factors as forecasts, manpower, machine capacity, and material availability.
  • Proactively anticipating and communicating potential shortages to appropriate plant personnel.
  • Developing and executing recovery plans for anticipated shortages to eliminate/minimize impact to production and customers.
  • Performing root cause analysis for finished goods shortages and implement long term corrective actions
  • Owning and managing a group of external suppliers and ensuring on-time delivery
  • Monitoring inventory accuracy and target levels for purchased and produced parts to meet production and customer needs, and ensuring target inventory goals are met
  • Creating and releasing purchase orders and supplier agreements
  • Developing team members to excel at their roles.
  • Traveling up to 20%

What your background should look like...

  • This position requires access to information which is subject to stringent controls under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR).  Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. lawful permanent resident, person granted asylee status in the U.S., or person admitted into the U.S. as a refugee.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in operations and or supply chain logistics and people management.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain, or related field
  • Prior planning and buying experience in a manufacturing environment, ideally with low volume/high product mix. 
  • Possess working knowledge of all areas of Supply Chain: Procurements, Logistics, Customer Service and Engineering.
  • Strong analytical and project management skills
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills who can work across various functions
  • Possess solid influencing skills, particularly where there is no reporting relationship.
  • Experience using ERP systems


Nice to have:

  • SAP experience

What TE Connectivity Offers

The successful applicant will be rewarded with a very competitive bonus structure, the ability to travel up to 20%, and the opportunity to develop and grow their own career through TE’s Leadership program.

We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive, and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Healthcare for associates and their families, including eligible domestic partners
  • Paid time off, including vacations and holidays
  • Life insurance and disability protection
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement benefits (401k matching) and more…


Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.


  • Managing and Measuring Work
  • Motivating Others
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
  • SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

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Fairview, NC, US, 28730

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Education Experience:  Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)
Travel:  10% to 25%

Nearest Major Market: Asheville

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