MATERIALS PLANNING ANALYST

Function:  MANUFACTURING - MATERIALS PLANNING
Requisition ID:  15702
Location:  Landisville, PA, US, 17538
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Education Experience:  High School or Equivalent
Employment Experience:  1-3 years
Travel:  None

 

Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $13 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

As one of the largest business units of TE Connectivity, TE Industrial is a leading global solutions provider with a broad portfolio of components and system solutions for clients in various industries. The growing demand for personalized products, a never-ending stream of new market requirements, the need for consistently high product quality, and an increasing interconnectedness make the use of highly advanced production systems a must. TE’s Industrial solutions provide the basis for this flexible production — by helping our customers to become more connected, addressing Smart Factory needs, connect and transmit vast amounts of data quickly, enable connectivity in harsh environments, increase productivity, meet localized manufacturing needs, and realize energy efficiency requirements. Industrial’s primary goals include enabling smarter automation, enabling smarter rail transportation, and empowering intelligent buildings.

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.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

This position is responsible for planning, scheduling, and monitoring the movement of material through the production cycle.  The role will work closely with manufacturing and will use CRP to help level load the plant.

Responsibilities: 

  • Act as the key planning team point of contact for your products, manage all internal customer calls, and determine what action to take and communicating information as required to the rest of the team.
  • 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.
  • Receive requests for expedites from the customer care organization and decide on appropriate action to meet the needs of our customers.
  • In the event of product supply issues determine priorities, liaising as required with other internal functions, e.g. product management and customer service group.
  • Maintain excellent communications with the customer service organization and, in the event of changes to the plan for their orders, ensure they are fully informed on their order status and any changes for delay.
  • Represent the planning team on logistics projects relating to your products.

Specific job responsibilities can include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Respond to customer order requests utilizing SAP and communications system
  • Oversee production schedules in order to hit or exceed targeted STS and STR delivery goals
  • Process SAP blocks daily; address new customer orders, expedites, change orders, and early warnings
  • Action Planner backlog daily
  • Resolve MRP exception codes daily

Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma or GED required, Bachelor's Degree highly desired.
  • Understanding of SAP and the ability to identify and correct issues which are not immediately evident in existing systems or processes.
  • Strong communication skills, the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment, work collaboratively with your peers. Particular focus for this role is placed on a clear and professional telephone manner and the ability to build cross business (internal/external) relationships both on the phone, email and face to face.
  • Self-motivation -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.
  • Apply broad skills and knowledge of both product and planning theory and principles, combined with a methodical/analytical approach, to prioritize, resolve or generate ideas on problems/situations of varying scope and complexity.
  • 3 to 5 years planning experience in a technical manufacturing environment is highly preferred

Competencies

  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


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