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Materials Planner II

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 your background should look like:


This position reports to the Materials Manager.

What you'll be Doing...
•    Scheduling production orders and ship date to meet customer demand & utilize the most out of the shop capacity.
•    Working with vendors to address bottlenecks and find long term solutions.
•    Working on daily basis with warehouse and production teams.
•    Continuous improvement projects optimizing material flow and devising efficient and effective material replenishment methods.
•    Strong communication skills, the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment, work collaboratively with your peers, influence and train others if needed.
•    Applying best practices and with thinking outside the box approaches

Performance Objectives:
•    On Time Delivery to request dates and confirmed dates.
•    Inventory Reduction in alignment with TE targets.
•    Lead times to the customer.
•    Continuous improvement impact on savings and delivery.

What your background should look like:
•    BA/BS degree preferred.
•    High Analytical & data mining skills with the passion to problem solve and not to be limited only to day-to-day routine.
•    Prior Experience with S&OP Planning, Master Production Scheduling and line balancing.
•    Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience required.
•    SAP experience preferred.
•    APICS Certificate or working towards it is preferred.
•    Strong communication skills, the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment, work collaboratively with your peers and train others if needed.
•    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.


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 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 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:  PA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  77502
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

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