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Supply Chain Manager

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

The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for leading the Supply Chain department and in this role he has to drive the transformation toward end-to-end supply chain management as well as coordinate day-to-day planning activities to reach supply chain performance targets.

Responsibilities :

  • Drive organizational transformations towards end-to-end supply chain responsibilities
  1. Establish differentiated roles (SC Planner/ Materials Planning / Suppliers Planning)
  2. Train and develop staff
  3. Introduce SC KPI dashboard and performance management
  • Drive optimization projects to support the business and customer satisfaction
  • Analyze and track customer order pattern as basis for SC configuration and optimization of customer interface
  • Manage end-to-end optimization (SC configuration) and enhance team skills
  • Monitor and manage performance by supply chain
  • Identify performance issues and drive performance improvements with the team in order to reach agreed targets
  • Ensure appropriate parameter settings, system setup and system usage
  • Monitor DDps , suppliers capacities , identify capacity shortages and escalate proactively  
  • Proactively approach other functions and supply chain partners for end-to-end optimization

Knowledge & Skills :

  • Strong supply chain knowledge, also manufacturing background
  • Knowledge in supply chain/ master planning and ERP systems
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, able to give direction in cross-functional environment, able to motivate and support colleagues in other functional areas
  • Committed, entrepreneurial, proactive working attitude (“driver for change”)
  • Strong analytical and conceptual, problem-solving skills, pragmatic approach (80/20), decision making
  • Solid in English both written and spoken
  • Culturally sensitive in operational working environment
  • Knowledge of Kinaxis system
  • APICS certification preferred (CPIM is a plus, or CSCP)

What your background should look like:

  • University degree or equivalent education (Management Engineering preferable)
  • Minimum 7 years experience in supply chain optimization and planning in comparable environment, close to manufacturing operations, preferable Automotive
  • Proven experience in organizational transformation, team leadership and team development
  • Proven track record of supply chain improvements and related performance improvement results 
  • Wide range of planning experience (Capacity planning, supply planning, fine scheduling)
  • Working experience with supply chain planning systems and ERP systems (e.g. SAP)
  • Experience in the Automotive Sector within a global organisation is an advantage


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


State:  TNG
Country/Region:  MA
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  88222
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Logistics

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Supply Chain Manager, Logistics, Supply, Operations, Automotive

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