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Job Overview

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 LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


The Automotive division is looking for a Manager of Material Planning in our Greensboro, NC manufacturing operation.      


Tasks Summary & Responsibilities

    Serve as leader, trainer, and mentor to Materials Planning organization (Supervisors of Materials Planning, Material Analysts, Launching Planners, etc.)
    Supervise the overall Master Production Scheduling 0-3 months firm, utilizing Kinaxis RapidResponse tool, and aligned with the established timing of the S&OP (SIOP) process.  
    Analyze with the MPS the Value Stream load (machine, tool, labor / Hrs.-Recovery) of the Plant in the short- to midterm horizon (from week 3-13 of the planning horizon), escalate Red Work Centers with Demand / ISC departments, and propose resource allocations regarding the customer demand variations. 
    Monitor and analysis of material Purchase Orders / Sched. Agreements (Purchased Parts, Raw Material, Semi-Finished and/or manufactured parts) to cover requirements and support customer demand, maintaining Inventory levels within target.
    Review Standard Works, ensuring the team execution of exception codes (messages) in system (example: 10, 15 and 20) for planned purchase orders or pending approvals, since they indicate a situation (Purchase Orders Placement, Changes and/or Cancellations) that need an action to prevent Inventory Excess, Material Shortages, etc.
    Monitor the performance of Control Tower meetings, Shop Floor Execution, and Supervise backlog reports with the planning team to maintain high-level delivery metrics and prevent customers Past Due orders.
    Monthly Review of Materials excess and obsolescence and follow procedure for proper disposition.
    Monthly Analysis of safety stock levels to meet the changing sales trends / customer demand changes. 
    Identify areas of improvement and implement preventive and corrective actions in the supply chain area.
    Work closely with purchasing team to check vendor capacity and improve supplier’s performance.
    Supervise the correct set up and parameters maintenance of the site part numbers (BOM, Routings, etc). 
    Follows the appropriate escalation process to communicate on time, any situation that could put in risk the normal performance of the business.
    Supports the integration of inventory and materials planning into a collaborative effort between materials, operations and finance to support KPIS and customers on time delivery (STR). 

What your background should look like:

Specific qualification, knowledge and skills

    Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain or related engineering discipline

    5+ years of experience as Master Production Scheduler / Capacity Analyst 
    Extended knowledge of planning processes (MRP, MPS, S&OP / SIOP)
    Basic knowledge and understanding of Lean Concepts 
    General knowledge of Operations, Molding, and Manufacturing processes in automotive plants.
    Projects implementation involved in launches is an advantage
    Experience working in automotive plants in Supervision roles

    Fluent in English, both written and spoken.
    Strong Computer skills; SAP R/3, Rapid Response-Kinaxis, MS Office (Excel, Power Point, and Word).
    Strong analytical and organization skills.
    Capability to drive and sustain performance improvements. 
    Trained in APICS CPIM modules / APICS qualification highly desirable.
    Knowledge of IATF 16949 and ISO 14001 
    Follow the Company’s policies and Rules
    Follow the Quality System and Environmental System 
    Knowledge of IATF 16949 and ISO 14001
    Knowledge in Environmental and Safety Procedures.
    Knowledge of Safety and Environment Regulations that apply to the company.
    Knowledge of the environmental management system and impacts and environmental aspects.


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


State:  NC
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  77496
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Nearest Major Market: Greensboro

Job Segment: Manager, Engineer, ERP, SAP, Management, Engineering, Technology, Automotive

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