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Senior Planner/ Master Scheduler

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

TE Connectivity's Materials Planning Teams are responsible for the plans, schedules, and monitoring of the movement of material through the production cycle. They determine quantity and order date for materials to meet production or engineering schedules, initiate purchase or production requisitions compliant with supply agreements, and develop the schedule to be used in the production facility based on forecasts and historical analysis. The Team develops specifications for new contract orders as well as forecasts and plans for labor requirements. They provide timely and accurate input on supplier performance and may be asked to participate in higher level supplier performance reviews with the strategic sourcing team. They also monitor cost, schedule and scope of assigned subcontracts to assure best quality at best value.

What you'll Be Doing...

As a Senior Planner/Master Scheduler, you are responsible for;

  • Plans production schedules for all product lines. 
  • Generate and review plant capacity data.
  • Plans flow of work through plant, considering raw materials and shipping dates of finished products
  • Follows the progress of work on assigned orders to ensure the production schedule is being met, investigates incomplete or delayed orders.
  • Working closely with cross-functional leads, identify, plan and resolve inconsistencies and gaps between demand and supply.
  • Coordinates and communicates production requirements within the respective Value Stream. 
  • Works with procurement and planning team to assure raw materials and purchased parts meet production and delivery requirements.
  • Responsible for expedites within value streams, as required, to ensure production schedules are met.
  • Monitors lead times and lead time offsets in the system to reflect flow and lean manufacturing principles.
  • Detailed Capacity Planning. Involved with S&OP data to ensure accuracy for forecasting.
  • Communication and coordination with Production Supervisors and Customer Service.  The production planner is accountable to schedule execution and works closely with production supervisors to ensure schedule adherence and recovery if required.
  • Initiate and participate in continuous improvement activities related to production planning, customer service and inventory management.
  • Review MRP data integrity for assigned work centers and materials.
  • Manage and recommend inventory levels ensuring uninterrupted supply of parts while maintaining optimal inventory levels, along with ensuring customer reliability and meeting target inventory turns.
  • Responsible to plan for both internal and external production resources required to support customer delivery schedules.


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What your background should look like:

  • BS Degree in Supply Chain, Materials Management, Business, Logistics or related field.
  • At least 5 years of scheduling operations in a manufacturing environment.
  • APICS CPIM/CSCP preferred
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access required, 
  • Strong Knowledge and Experience of MRP/ERP Systems.
  • Excellent collaboration skills required.  Able to effectively interface at all levels of the organization.
  • Knowledge of processes and technologies related to products manufactured within a given value stream.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt and Lean implementation a plus


Work Location

The position is located at our Katy, TX site.


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a $12 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 approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 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 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


Katy, TX, US, 77493

City:  Katy
State:  TX
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  65073
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Engineer, Developer, Scheduler, Lean Six Sigma, Engineering, Technology, Customer Service, Management, Administrative

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