AP Demand Manager

Requisition ID:  16056
Location:  Shanghai, 31, CN, 200233
Alternative Locations: 
Education Experience:  Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)
Employment Experience:  7-10 years
Travel:  Less than 10%


Company Information

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what’s possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS – www.TE.com.

TE Automotive is one of the leading providers of advanced automobile connectivity solutions. We enable nearly every electronic function in the car -- from alternative power systems to infotainment and sensor technologies – all in a harsh environment. No matter which technology path OEMs choose to innovate for the connected car, we’re committed to helping our customers meet evolving challenges and requirements.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's AP Demand Manager leads AP regional demand planning process by providing analytical intelligence to the company as the initial input for driving Sales & Operations Planning, Master Scheduling, etc., and serve as primary liaison and expert in new demand management system deployment and business process improvements.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Lead the AP regional demand management and forecasting process, including procedure and metrics design and organizational buy-in to improve forecast accuracy and eliminate bias.
  • Responsible for KPI’s on continues improvements to Demand Forecast towards TEOA Star level 5 performance and key system initiatives (JDA 994, Salesforce.com bridge to JDA)
  • Reconcile S&OP plans with business visions. Develop KPI goals and track root cause analysis on KPI.
  • Responsible for long term Interco forecast accuracy improvement within TE Affiliates
  • Organize and facilitate regional S&OP review meetings through monthly cycle to achieve agreed execution plan with regular communications and tracking.
  • Lead JDA implementations and enhancements within AP offices
  • Work closely with sub-regional S&OP leaders in directing opportunities for customer demand shifting and supply allocation in order to maximize strategic customer service. Responsible for supporting AP offices on customer capacity checks across TE Affiliates
  • Lead or support cross-regional demand planning projects and initiatives for operational improvement.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert influencing business partners to develop appropriate solutions and drive up performance.
  • Define IT and supportive tool needs to provide regional leadership with information to improve operations management practices / processes.
  • Assist in negotiating solutions with sales, engineering, plant, and finance to balance business target and internal supply.


  • Bachelor’s degree or above
  • Experience in Supply Chain Management, good knowledge about S&OP processes, and familiar with Xelus, JDA, SAP and IBP systems,
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills, including verbal and presentation skills in English
  • Proven leadership skills in project management and change management
  • Advanced computer and analytical skills. Familiar with MS Office software operation. Details and results oriented.
  • Experience working in a global organization with multi-national diversity
  • Ability to work effectively with all business functions at all levels
  • Knowledge of TE’s products and manufacturing processes


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

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