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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.


Drives end to end supply chain performance efficiency and excellency for product line/ Manufacturing sites assigned. Work on Demand analysis; Supply reliability, flexibility, and agility; Inventory efficiency.

What your background should look like:

Demand / Customer profile analysis
• Understand business and customer, closely working with Product team, demand planning team and DC planning team to understand customer requirement, DC replenishment requirement and keep improving the demand signal to plant. 

• Understand customer requirement (product line/ key customer), coordinate and lead the end- to-end cross functional team to keep improving customer experience by providing tailor SC offer.

• Understand OCP /NPI status and being able to make sure the demand is taken into demand management scope; any risks and issues are pre-alerted.  


Inventory efficiency 
• Tracking the end-to-end inventory status: Customer inventory, DC inventory, Plant inventory. Coordinate and push related functions to improve inventory efficiency according to company inventory target.

• Identify the inventory efficiency improvement opportunities along the end-to-end supply chain, leading or being part of the key contributor to drive inventory optimization without impacting customer offer.


Supply Planning
• Plant capacity follow up based on customer demand/sales forecast to ensure mid/long term supply risk is identified with actions. Alert to customer care / sales team in advance for any long-term impact.
• Plant supply status weekly follow up to make sure no delivery risk to DC and customer, any risks will be alerted in advance with mitigated actions. Customer delivery impact will be high lighted in advance with action review and update timely.
• Working with CCM team (customer care management team) and DC planning team to keep improving overall supply status in term of supply flexibility and agility.
• Extending supply planning activities with key suppliers/critical suppliers to ensure all the key factors impacting supply chain are in the monitor and management scope.

Measurement (weekly tracking ):
- PDR 
- End to end LT ( DC , Transportation, Manufacturing Site, Supplier).
- Shortage risk /Escalation management 


SIOP and Supply Review
• Actively coordinate SIOP team (PM, Demand planning, DC planning, plant planning team) to Set the Monthly review By Top flow with clear information regarding demand, inventory and supply along the supply chain. 
• Align and lead decision making regarding supply plan with plant lead
• Escalation for critical matters (Capacity constraints…) and confirm actions with product team leader, and supply chain planning management.


Plant manufacturing and Supply Chain team, CCM team, Logistic team, DC planning team, SC transformation team.


On time delivery: STR, STS, PDR, PDS (by customer segment)
End to End lead time optimization: Plant MLT/ALT (Focus), Logistic LT / Operation LT( be aware of the LT and challenge and escalate for optimization)
Inventory: value, turn, healthy ratio
Logistic offer review and optimization (Product line, Key customer) : Lead time to customer’s segment 
Forecast/Demand accuracy & BIAS: Customer demand, DC replenishment demand, MPS demand, Vendor forecast

End-to-end supply chain management knowledge, Rich experience on planning, and solid supply chain optimization project experience.
Customer Focus, innovative, persuading, and convincing skills, communicated effectively to foster collaboration, drive for successful result. 
Digital mindset, good analytical Skills.  ERP knowledge required, (SAP preferred), long-term Planning tool experience preferred.
Reporting to Supply Chain Planning leader (D&D)


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Inclusion, Innovation, Teamwork

SHANGHAI, SH, CN, 200233

State:  SH
Country/Region:  CN
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  117729
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Supply, Demand Planner, Supply Chain Manager, QC, Operations, Quality