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MATERIALS PLANNING ANALYST III

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a $13 billion 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 nearly 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com 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.

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.

Job Overview

TE 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.

What your background should look like:

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the creation and continuous update of the Master Schedule that satisfies customer demand, maintains stability in terms of material and capacity requirements and minimizes raw material, WIP and Finished Goods inventory levels by:
  • Managing day to day increases/decreases to the schedule following discussions with Materials, Manufacturing and Sales/Marketing/ Customer Service personnel to fulfil the weekly MPS plan (Schedule Attainment)
  • Continuously monitor the impact of ‘performance to forecast’ on inventory levels for the current month and the impact on inventory turns
  • Continuously monitor problem inventory, taking advantage of any conversion opportunities and making scrap recommendations
  • Assess the impact to capacity, inventory levels, PO activity and problem inventory levels that result from any proposed major change to the Master Schedule.
  • Analyze the load (machine, tool, labor) of the Plant in the short- to midterm horizon (from week 3-13 of the planning horizon) and propose resource allocations regarding the customer demand variations
  • Improve planning quality and efficiency to achieve Ship-to-Request (STR) performance target and satisfy order Confirmation process
  • Host weekly Supply Side meetings for assigned value stream(s)
  • Review and synchronize the weekly MPS plan with the monthly S&OP process
  • Support the TEOA initiatives which are related to Lean Production (e.g. Value Stream Mapping, Pull Flow) to ensure that assigned or requested tasks are accomplished
  • Support Material Analysts with Production Planning as needed and required
  • Align MPS with MRP FG Code strategy, maintaining SAP parameters according to changes in demand, ECN, etc

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience as Production/Materials Planner
  • Strong Computer skills (SAP R/3, SAP APO, MS Excel, Business Information tools)
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • Extended knowledge of planning processes (MRP, MPS, S&OP)
  • APICS qualification highly desirable
  • Basic knowledge of Lean Production (Value Stream Mapping, Material Replenishment and Flow, PFEP, etc.)
  • General knowledge of Operations / Manufacturing processes in automotive plants.
  • Projects implementation, involved in launches is an advantage
  • Capability to drive and sustain performance improvements
  • Team player
  • Superior product knowledge
     

Competencies

Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Location: 

TIJUANA, BCN, MX, 92154

City:  TIJUANA
State:  BCN
Country/Region:  MX
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  89289
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing


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