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Materials Planning Analyst III

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

This position will be responsible for the planning and coordinating of supply management activities required to satisfy our customer demands for products manufactured and distributed by TE Connectivity. The major responsibility of this position will be to plan the flow of materials through planning and managing material supply of finished good products and component parts from both inter-company and external suppliers to meet customer and production requirements and ensure business goals are achieved.

Job Responsibilities

•    Plans deliveries of products or materials according to stocking levels and customer demands using the SAP system
•    Execution of Master production schedule and vendor communication
•    Analyzes Pull System and MRP reports, using data to make decisions and to take actions to satisfy internal and external customer requirements
•    Analyze material supply requirements and plant capacity data to determine the capability of vendors to achieve desired objectives
•    Coordinates availability of all necessary materials for release of work orders to production.  Reschedules any required parts to effectively produce items per customer requirements and business goals
•    Execute plans by coordinating supply chain elements resulting in on-time delivery of finished products and materials while satisfying inventory turns and target levels
•    Prepare purchase orders to maintain customer delivery schedules
•    Coordinates with PLM’s, vendors and customer service to communicate the deliveries schedules to the customer based on material and production availability and established priorities and Sales objectives
•    Establish and manage supplier relationships to ensure excellent delivery and quality performances
•    Prepare reports to communicate supplier performance, inventory control, cost reduction, issues and corrective action status
•    Participates as a team member representing material procurement and planning in product development projects
•    Works with accounting and receiving to expeditiously resolve any issues

What your background should look like:

•    Knowledge and experience required to develop and execute plans for the supply of finished products and materials using electronic database information
•    Possesses complete knowledge of production planning using Material Requirements Planning systems and tools
•    Possesses knowledge of MRP systems and transaction procedures
•    Proven ability to make decisive planning judgements to satisfy supply objectives, using creative problem solving techniques
•    Thorough knowledge of MRP (SAP) planning and purchasing systems and procedures
•    The ability to analyze business conditions, MRP data and customer requirements to determine present and future needs for finished products and materials
•    The ability to negotiate and influence the actions of others to achieve business goals.
•    Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
•    Experienced with MRP system (SAP experience highly preferred)
•    Proficient in Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets
•    High school diploma required
•    College degree preferred
•    5 years’ experience as Planner and/or Material Control required

"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."


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity is a 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 more than 85,000 employees, including over 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat 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.


EOE, Including Disability/Vets



State:  CA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  82716
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento
Nearest Secondary Market: Elk Grove

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