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Demand 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

We are looking for a Demand Planner in Fuquay Varina, NC to join TE Connectivity, a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future. The Demand Planner is responsible for the forecasting activities associated with developing, maintaining and improving the operational forecast at multiple hierarchy levels over the planning horizon for their assigned GPLs, segments, and regions.  This position will work closely with sales, product management, and operations to model demand plans, address problem items and help improve order fulfillment, reduce excess, slow moving, and obsolete inventories, and support current and future supply chain initiatives through active demand management.

 

Day to day duties will include but not limited to:

  • Actively manage and maintain the statistical forecast and total requirements in SAP/IBP to develop a robust demand plan (operational forecasts) at multiple hierarchy levels across the planning horizon.
  • Proactively apply analytical and statistical techniques to review historical sales patterns to anticipate and adjust the demand forecast to stay ahead of developing and changing trends.
  • Collaborate with sales and product management to research and understand demand forecast drivers to ensure that current and accurate information is used to develop the demand forecast.
  • Lead bias and problematic item reviews to adjust and correct items with systemic forecast errors.
  • Develop and present forecast accuracy performance reports identifying problem drivers and corrective actions to improve the forecast.
  • Support all monthly S&OP activities as needed to help create a best-in-class S&OP planning process.
  • Support the Demand Manager in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product replacements and phase-outs.
  • Take initiative and strive to consistently improve monthly forecast accuracy performance.

What your background should look like:

  • BA/BS college degree required with at least 2-3 years’ experience in demand planning, master scheduling, production / supply planning, operations, or finance fields.
  • Demonstratable understanding of forecasting and forecasting statistical methods. 
  • Experience with SAP/IBP, ForecastPro, or similar forecasting tools is highly desirable. 
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel is very important.
  • Familiarity with JDA, Business Objects or other data reporting program.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, problem solving, and decision-making skills are essential. 
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and facilitation skills to lead cross functional teams.
  • Ability to work independently to manage multiple projects and initiatives to meet established timelines.
  • Self-starter, highly motivated to identify problems and take initiative to make corrective actions.
     

Competencies

Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity:

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 www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

 

What TE Connectivity offers:

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.

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

 

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.

Location: 

Fuquay-Varina, NC, US, 27526

City:  Fuquay-Varina
State:  NC
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  70674
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Logistics


Nearest Major Market: Raleigh

Job Segment: Logistics, ERP, Developer, Demand Planner, Supply Chain, Operations, Technology

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