Supply Chain Intern

Requisition ID:  3326
Location:  Middletown, PA, US, 17057
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Education Experience:  -
Employment Experience:  -
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 and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

Consumer, network and datacenter applications change at an exponential pace and the Data and Devices business is at the heart of a continuously expanding connected life. Accordingly, we provide responsive, iterative and fundamentally agile capabilities and conceived, designed and manufactured to support today's demands. Our customers are building the devices and the infrastructure that is redefining what information technology means. Our products push markets and meet the ever changing need of the evolving, more connected, data-driven world. We are enhancing the way we do business, focusing on the most important things and staying agile and responsive to the needs of a faster, more connected world.

Job Overview

Position Overview:

TE Connectivity’s internship program is designed to provide interns with real world experience to enhance classroom knowledge. Uniquely crafted assignments and meaningful projects provide interns with a challenging 10 – 12 week experience. Interns will gain exposure to senior leadership and be given professional development opportunities. At the end of the summer, interns will be provided the opportunity to pursue full-time placement within TE Connectivity.  

The Supply Chain Analyst will own the planning and stocking of global part numbers with the objective of optimizing inventory, freight and lead-time to best deliver to our customers.  The Supply Chain Analyst will also set the MRP-types & safety-stocks for each of the part numbers in each Distribution Center (DC) where the part is needed worldwide.  This individual will also release efficient orders to the producing plants with the target of maximizing a single master-stocking DC whenever possible.

Responsibilities & Qualifications



  • Review critical parts with appropriate Demand Manager and appropriate Product Manager as needed to make best MRP decisions
  • Have a clear understanding of the global footprint, point of supply and point of consumption to recommend best storage location in accordance with total landed cost
  • Analyze material flow and recommend and select demand pull method, pull volume and frequency to meet key performance indicators. Provide insight regarding opportunities, risks and recommend solutions to support decisions in S&OP
  • Regular review of plan attainment and trigger; communicate quick adjustments

Fulfillment and Execution:

  • Work with sales, customer services, distribution planners, master production schedulers, suppliers and logistics to ensure order being fulfilled as per plan
  • Ensure disciplined inventory control, FIFO, block stock, scrap and inventory accuracy

Master Data strategy and maintenance:

  • Recommend strategy of master data and determine data set up including MRP code, MRP type, Planning time fence, Safety stock level, Kanban method, size and lot size and lot, lot size, MRP parameter, ATP parameters, ABC indicators to best support performance requirement

Improvement and Projects:

  • Be a key player in footprint and migration projects
  • Work with logistics to minimize freight in/out bound distribution centers and minimize warehouse cost
  • Work with procurement team to implement supplier VMI
  • Work with CCP for customer fulfillment improvement

Tracking and Reporting:

  • Set up and attend to alerts
  • Articulate and expedite issues
  • Monitor lead indicators and keep track of performance attainment


  • Bachelor degree in supply chain, logistics or procurement
  • APICS/CPM or related professional certification preferred
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience; preferably in electronics or components industry
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to assess situations and develop plans to quickly resolve
  • Demonstrate an even demeanor, be customer focused (internal and external), detail oriented, have an ability to multi-task, and the ambition to drive the success of the assigned products
  • Strong communication skills; Presents thoughts well both visually and orally
  • Working knowledge and strong experience with use of SAP (production planning, purchasing)
  • Excel and data analysis skills
  • Experience in JDA and Kinaxis is a plus


  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

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