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Supply Chain - Materials Planning Manager

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

The Aerospace Defense and Marine (AD&M) business of TE Connectivity are leaders in the development and engineering of a comprehensive portfolio of contactors, relays, sensors, fiber optics, wires, cables, antennas, circuit protectors and moldings for harsh environments. We have a global customer base with over 7000 employees to deliver a broad range of solutions.


We are seeking an individual that is a logical and innovative thinker with attention to detail. You can analyze data and understand what the data is telling you. The successful applicants will be able to show that they are a self-motivated individual with a high sense of urgency. We believe that with these behavior traits, coupled with your experience, you can be a pivotal member of the AD&M team.


This Supply Chain - Material Planning Manager positon is for a newly acquired business in Hauppauge, NY; reporting to the Plant Manager, the Supply Chain Manager is responsible for the planning, scheduling and monitoring of material through the production cycle, including coordination with a sister plant in Bangalore, India.  


As part of the AD&M team, you will be joining a group of professionals who are passionate about ensuring the future growth of the business while maintaining integrity, taking accountability, working together and continually improving to drive constant innovation and openness to change.



  • Establish department objectives and goals to provide organizational visibility on key metrics and attainment. Actively track weekly results and implement actions to drive needed improvement. Key areas include:
    • Delivery/Past Due Performance
    • Inventory Management
  • Plans short and long-range production and inventory requirements considering such factors as forecasts, manpower, machine capacity, and material availability.
  • Proactively anticipate and communicate potential shortages to appropriate plant personnel.
  • Develop and execute recovery plans for anticipated shortages to eliminate / minimize impact to production and customers.
  • Perform root cause analysis for finished goods shortages and implement long term corrective actions.
  • Manage and take ownership of a particular group of external suppliers and ensuring on-time delivery.
  • Monitor inventory accuracy and target levels for purchased and produced parts to meet production and customer needs, and ensure target inventory goals are met.
  • Create and release purchase orders and supplier agreements to Supplier.
  • Develop and engage team members to excel at their roles.

What your background should look like:

  • Working knowledge of all areas of Supply Chain, including Procurements, Logistics, Customer Service and Engineering.
  • Prior Planning and buying experience in a manufacturing environment, ideally with low volume / high product mix.  
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in operations and or supply chain logistics and people management.
  • Strong analytical and project management skills.
  • Team player with good interpersonal skills who can work across various functions, including sales, product management, material procurement and senior management.
  • Solid influencing skills, particularly where there is no reporting relationship.
  • Demonstrate understanding of logistics, financial and operational performance data.
  • Experience using ERP systems, (SAP experience strongly preferred).
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain, or related field.
  • Experience using Microsoft applications.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills to communicate with customers and suppliers.


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

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a $13 billion global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With nearly 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.


What TE Connectivity offers:

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

  • Competitive Salary Package
  • Performance-Based Bonus Plans
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
  • Employee Resource Groups

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.


Hauppauge, NY, US, 28730

City:  Hauppauge
State:  NY
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  68449
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Nearest Major Market: Asheville

Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain, Supply, Engineer, Developer, Operations, Engineering, Technology

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