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Supervisor III Supply Chain

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

 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.


Please note: This position may involve working with technical data, technology, software/source code, hardware or other items (collectively “items) subject to U.S. and non-U.S. export control laws and regulations.  Under these regulations, it may be necessary for TE to verify a candidate’s national origin and/or citizenship status to determine whether a U.S. or other government export license is required prior to releasing its technologies to the candidate.  If TE determines that TE will require a license or will be prohibited by applicable laws from providing the candidate with items necessary for the performance of this position, then TE expressly reserves the right to either a) make an offer of employment contingent upon TE receiving required export licenses from the appropriate government agency, b) consider the candidate for a different position that is not subject to such restrictions, on whatever terms and conditions TE shall establish in its sole discretion, or c) decline to move forward with the candidate’s application. 


•    Support Supply Chain Management by helping develop and maintain executable production schedules from S&OP and backlog to achieve customer request.
•    Lead the planners in the execution of the production plan in MRP/SAP
•    Support the daily tier and production meetings.
•    Support master scheduling through validating data in system.
•    Support keeping factory workload level loaded
•    Communicate shipping metrics and past dues at Tier 3 meetings
•    Communicate demand fluctuations to the demand management team for review
•    Monitor weekly customer shipments.
•    Create material strategies as needed
•    Analyze and reduce costs of materials
•    Determine inventory levels of components and finished goods
•    Provide input to management regarding long term material issues that could impact corporate decisions
•    Maintenance of the item master in MRP environment
•    Represents the Materials Manager when required
•    Ensure Engineering change notifications are captured and actioned. 
•    Provide feedback to sales and customer service to drive order improvements. 

Job Responsibilities

What your background should look like:

Minimum 3-5 years of experience in Supply Chain
•    Extensive Excel skills required to support reporting and analytics requirements.
•    Experience with analytics/forecasting
•    Excellent analytical and advanced computer skills, with ability to mine data and derive critical and salient information from diverse inputs.
•    Excellent communication skills (clear, concise oral and written presentations) and interpersonal skills.
•    Proven leadership experience
•    People-person attitude - team player
•    Motivating Others
•    Managing and Measuring KPIs
•    SAP knowledge is preferred
Attributes you should have:
•    Self-motivated in identifying problems, researching, and presenting solutions.  
•    Ability to take projects/tasks from conception to benefit realization.
•    Thrives in a complex and fast paced environment. Ability to prioritize and change gears on the fly.
•    Analytical skills with a structured logical way of thinking
•    Strong interpersonal and communication skills within a multicultural, global organization.
•    Ability to gather, consolidate, and tailor presentations across all levels of the corporation.


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

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 more than 85,000 employees, including over 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at 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:  CA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  91572
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Facilities, Supply, Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain Manager, Operations

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