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Materials Planning Analyst I

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

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. They communicate supply risk and labor requirements to the Operations team and control the maintenance of inventory at the established levels. 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.


Job Responsibilities

As a Materials Planning Analyst, you are responsible for;
•    Scheduling production orders and ship date to meet customer demand.
•    Managing a product from the component level through the finished product – planners handle scheduling from start to finish for assigned products.
•    Responsible for daily production dispatches and communicating to the production floor leads.
•    Responsible for confirming component and capacity availability and aligning with the production schedule.
•    Working with customer service to address expedite and late orders and provide updates on anticipated ship schedules.
•    Clearing blocks and working with the responsible team to ensure it is properly resolved.
•    Creating deliveries against orders on time when inventory allows and making delivery decisions when inventory does not cover all requirements.
•    Addressing MRP exceptions for over/under planned products.
•    Working daily with warehouse and production teams.
•    Working on continuous improvement projects.

What your background should look like:

•    Associates, BS, or BA in Supply Chain, Materials Management, Business, Logistics or related field is preferred.
•    1-2 years of experience preferred.
•    SAP experience preferred.
•    APICS or equivalent qualification in planning with a prior experience in a manufacturing environment desirable.
•    Computer literate with an understanding of MS Office.
•    Strong communication skills, the ability to exercise discretion and independent judgment, work collaboratively with your peers and train others if needed.
•    Self-motivation - be able to work under pressure, be flexible, reliable and able to deliver results according to specific targets in direct support of departmental goals and objectives.



Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity is a 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 more than 85,000 employees, including over 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 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.

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

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.


EOE, Including Disability/Vets



State:  TN
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  83280
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

Job Segment: Strategic Planning, Engineer, ERP, Developer, Warehouse, Strategy, Engineering, Technology, Manufacturing

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