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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.

This role will be able to diagnosis, drive specific planning process standardization and governance the performance across all regions within BU Global Automotive through working closely with regional functional experts and leaders.

Tasks Summary & Responsibilities
    Serve as global centralized subject matter expert for specific planning process ( demand, supply, inventory, planning master data, flow design, etc) within Global AUTO business.
    Able to identify process gap vs define standard process, design and lead process maturity measurement for on-going diagnosis.
    Partner with functional leaders in region to set up skill network, drive competency improvement and promote best- practises.
    Define improvement projects/Kaizen initiatives for process standardization globally to address and mitigate existing cross regional planning issues and enable the regional team to deploy and execute accordingly.
    Demonstrate leadership skills as business process owner to drive the tactical execution of business processes and enhancement of planning system (SAP IBP, IBP I.O and IBP response) with IT and business users.
    Define process measurement target, governance the performance globally by utilizing global standard dashboard on digital platforms.
    Support regional or global projects or assignments as required or needed.

What your background should look like:

Educational Degree

    Bachelor or Master degree in Supply Chain, Logistics or Business Administration

Professional Experience         (5-10 years in what processes and functions would be ideal)

    Minimum 6 years of experience in planning field e.g. Supply chain planning, Business Planning, logistics, procurement or Operations
    Advanced knowledge of SAP, SAP IBP, or relevant end to end planning tool  in a global planning environment is required
    APICS, Lean certification, IBF or equivalent certification is a plus
    Demonstrated leadership skills in managing a business transformation initiative, process and system implementation project with solid business improvement result and cross-functional teams

Special Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills

    Be able to motivate and influence multiple levels across organization
    Self-driven and can work independently based on high level guidance
    Deliver to commitments
    A strong driver with resistance 
    Can communicate effectively to different levels in the organization
    Strong quantitative, analytical, and critical thinking skills with ability of utilizing data analysis and metrics to drive decision making and continuous improvement


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

SHANGHAI, SH, CN, 200233

State:  SH
Country/Region:  CN
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  81856
Alternative Locations:  Suzhou, Shenzhen, Guangzhou
Function:  Manufacturing

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Logistics, Supply, QC, SAP, Operations, Quality, Technology

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