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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:


  • 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


  • 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


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


State:  BCN
Country/Region:  MX
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  90451
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Job Segment: Strategic Sourcing, Strategic Planning, ERP, Facilities, Supply, Operations, Strategy, Technology

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