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Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Supply Chain Managers are responsible for the timely, cost-effective procurement, inventory control, planning and quality control of production materials. They ensure the availability of materials in the supply chain, as scheduled, and the maintenance of inventory at the established levels. They coordinate and integrate the flow of materials and information among suppliers, manufacturers, distributors and customers, identifying opportunities for improving efficiency, effectiveness and capabilities of the supply chain. Resources are focused on continuous improvement of the movement of materials through production processes, and the establishment of key performance metrics and benchmarks to monitor actual performance against goals.

The Data and Devices (D&D) business unit of TE Connectivity has an opportunity for a Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) Analyst.  This role will report to the Manager of Commercial Finance and S&OP.

The S&OP Analyst will help to facilitate the monthly S&OP cycle for the D&D business ensuring alignment across functions and senior management to drive business decisions.

• Ensure accountable and appropriate input from all sources (Engineering, Sales, Product Management, Operations, Finance, Distribution) into each step of the S&OP cycle
• Create, monitor, and maintain S&OP metrics and key performance indicators, identifying resulting risks and opportunities to help drive the D&D business.
• Consolidate and analyze demand and supply information for the operational, tactical, and strategic plans.
• Support the development of advanced analytical tools and reporting to support the entire S&OP process.
• Drive objectives for on-time delivery, lead times, inventory turns, etc.
• Help facilitate cross-functional communication in support of major S&OP initiatives, new product launches, line extensions, promotions, discontinuations, productivity projects, decision-making modeling of process flow, inventory levels, cost of manufacturing, distribution, transportation, etc.
• Identify short-term and mid-term capacity risks, driving recommendations through the S&OP process.
• Work closely with supply and demand teams to develop ideal demand forecast.
• Review short term demand plans, follow up on their execution with customer demand planning to align forecast with order book and short-term outlook.
• Perform analysis on forecast accuracy KPIs measuring sales vs plan. Identify root causes, define and communicate corrective actions collaborating with other functions. Propose forecast adjustments and validate with Product Management and Sales.
• Improve forecast accuracy and planning process by performing root cause analysis.
• Monitor inventory levels and actively steer the corrective action plan with regards to slow moving and obsolete/ excess stock.
• Participate in the monthly business review (MBR) with D&D senior leaders.
• Leverage industry best practices and continuous improvements to enhance the S&OP process.
• Perform Revenue forecasts and month end close analysis including variance explanations
• Perform reporting on a weekly and monthly basis, including any adhoc reports as requested

What your background should look like:

• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Finance or equivalent. MBA a plus.
• Certification in APICS CPIM/CSCP, Forecasting/Planning Certification, or Six Sigma preferred.
• 8+ years of supply chain experience - planning, inventory management, PLM, sourcing, P&L business aspects, and modeling related experience.
• Critical thinking and problem-solving skills, including knowledge of operations tools and concepts.
• Excellent organizational, project management and time management skills, including multi-tasking and ability to prioritize and meet deadlines, follow up and attention to details. Adaptable to multiple requests, daily changes and still deliver on commitments
• Strong communication skills, excellent interpersonal and influencing abilities, with the ability to build credible relationships with multiple functions and to communicate effectively with senior management.
• Strong analytical capabilities including advanced knowledge of Excel developing complex formulas. Must demonstrate capability of thoroughly reviewing and sense-checking results so that analysis is right the first time.
• Capable of independently performing complex analysis where data gathering, working with internal and external stakeholders, selection of analytical methods, and synthesizing many quantitative and qualitative inputs is required.
• Expertise in synthesizing and analyzing demand-relevant information; Ability to analyze and process business information and insight and translate these into new opportunities and forecast scenarios.
• Ability to work with teams, cross-functionally, and contribute positively in projects.
• Demonstrated understanding of supply chain processes and inventory management strategies.
• Possesses a complete understanding of Material Requirements Planning concepts and systems (e.g., planned versus unplanned demand, economic order quantity, cycle stock, safety stock, resource planning, material type, manufacture, lead times)


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


State:  PA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  77113
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Financial, Supply, Financial Analyst, Engineer, Operations, Finance, Engineering

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