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Demand and Planning Analyst III

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 Logistics Demand Management Teams develop, integrate and provide short-term accounts or brand specific forecasts for internal operations which include replenishment data, customer data, sales promotion information, marketing plans and new distribution/product deletions. They are responsible for facilitating, managing and executing strategic directions related to plant performance, customer demand agreements, supply chain improvements, revenue forecasting and overall improvement in delivery metrics globally. They assist in the improvement of demand system forecasting accuracy for customers. The Demand Management Teams maintain and manage product history, forecasts and promotional demand. They analyze internal demand stream information, and categorizes according to demand patterns. They also may input sales/marketing intelligence for use in forecast systems, working with sales organization(s), national sales accounts, marketing, and related forecasting and planning groups.

The Demand Analyst is responsible for forecast accuracy at a part number level for assigned product lines.  They partner with Sales and Product Management Teams in the creation of a consensus forecast and team together to understand significant changes/exceptions to the demand trends.  The Demand Analyst must have excellent communication and analytical skills.  Forecast Accuracy and Bias will be the primary metrics.

A Day in the Life

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the monthly Sales and Operating Planning (S&OP) process by ensuring an efficient, effective and reliable demand review for their assigned product lines.
  • Collaborate with other internal and external customers to achieve forecast accuracy targets and develop a sound demand plan.
  • Monitor and adjust demand plan using analytical and statistical tools and intelligence gathering.
  • Drive continuous improvement on processes and methodologies for collecting information and predicting demand.
  • Understand how sales trends and shipment patterns will affect future demand and integrate into forecasts.
  • Root cause analysis of all appropriate forecast to demand exceptions at the item level.
  • Execute all existing analytical tools and business processes to drive forecast accuracy and bias metric improvements.

Key Tasks:

  • Collect, evaluate and interpret data using statistical and probability analyses to establish a part number level forecast.
  • Work as liaison between Sales, Product Management, Materials Planning and Finance to understand various sales, forecast, planning, service and inventory variables.
  • Develop relationships with key customer contacts to review demand projections and other opportunities.
  • Understand details of assigned product families – strategies, market share, key customers, programs, TE content in customer programs.
  • Monitor and drive Forecast Accuracy results for assigned product lines.

What your background should look like:

Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • APICS and S&OP certification a plus
  • Supply Chain experience to include 3+ plus years in S&OP or Demand Planning
  • Fluent in English (written and verbal)
  • Solid standard Software knowledge (MS Office)
  • Experience with analytical/forecasting systems and tools a plus (SAP, JDA, IBP, Xelus preferred)
  • Ideal candidates will live in either Winston-Salem, NC, Greensboro, NC, High Point, NC, Troy, MI, or Harrisburg, PA

Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Team player who also can work independently and self-responsible
  • Strong analytical skills and a structured way of thinking
  • Excellent problem-solving attitude
  • Effective interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Strong presentation skills, comfortable presenting across all levels of the organization


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

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 LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.


What TE Connectivity offers:

We offer competitive rewards & compensation. Our commitment to our employees includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our employees.

  • Competitive Salary Package
  • Performance-Based Bonus Plans
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
  • Employee Resource Groups

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.



State:  NC
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  72576
Alternative Locations:  Troy, MI, Harrisburg, PA, Greensboro, NC
Function:  Logistics

Nearest Major Market: Winston-Salem

Job Segment: Logistics, Strategic Planning, Supply Chain, Demand Planner, ERP, Operations, Strategy, Technology

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