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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 Supply Chain and 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.  Along with internal planning and movement of material, the material team oversees short and long term strategy associated with material flow, inventory, WIP, lead time, and lean process improvements. The Team develops specifications for new contractor 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 the best value.






  • Drive organization transformations towards end-to-end supply chain responsibilities
  • Identify performance issues and drive performance improvements with the team in order to reach key performance indicators including but not limited to Delivery Performance, Inventory, Backlog, and Lead Time
  • Mentor, lead, and guide direct reports including the materials planning team, warehouse, and dock associates
  • Be responsible for control of inventory levels; depending on demand to ensure sufficient stock is available while at the same time ensuring an optimum stock turn through effective planning.
  • The position directly influences the short-term business performance of the company in terms of target attainment, controls the response to customer orders, the amount of money tied up in stock.
  • Proactively approach other functions and supply chain partners for end-to-end optimization
  • Promote a culture that reflects company’s values, encourages outstanding performance and promotes positive work environment, as well as strengthening the team spirit within and across other functions. 




What your background should look like:




  • Minimum of 5-years experience in supply chain optimization and planning in comparable environment, close to manufacturing operations, preferable high-mix, low volume
  • Proven experience in organization transformation, team leadership, and team development
  • Proven track record of supply chain improvements
  • Wide range of planning experience (Capacity Planning, supply planning, scheduling) including working experience in supply chain and ERP systems (e.g. SAP). SAP knowledge is preferred.
  • Strong background in Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Power Point) to be used for analytics, decision making, and communication
  • Committed, entrepreneurial, proactive working attitude (“Driver for Change”)
  • Lean Material Replenishment and Flow experience / Lean Certification and Six Sigma Training
  • APICS CPIM and SIOP Certification preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
  • Self-motivation - be able to work under pressure, be flexible, reliable and able to deliver results according to specific targets in direct support of departmental goals and objectives.


* This position qualifies for a $1,000 employee referral bonus. Please review the referral guidelines online or at the HR offices. A paper referral form may be complete in lieu of the online process*


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


State:  PA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  79026
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Manager, Supply, ERP, Engineer, Operations, Management, Technology, Engineering

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