Materials Planning Analyst

Are you a go-getter, an excellent problem solver, and have a passion for working with the production cycle? At TE Connectivity, you will find a culture that rewards such hands-on spirit. We empower our analysts to work collaboratively to understand and support our customer’s business. This is a great opportunity to join our team that is seeking a like-minded person to expand our Global team, work cross functionally, and discover new revenue opportunities. 

What you will be doing…

As a member of our Materials Planning team in the Application Tooling business unit, this individual will be responsible for the plans, schedules, and monitoring of the movement of material through the production cycle.  They determine quantity and order date for material to meet production or engineering schedules, as well as initiate production orders and develop the schedule to be used in the production facility based on forecasts and historical analysis.

As a Material Planning Analyst, a typical day may include:

  • Review and release material purchase orders or production orders to cover requirements and support customer demand while maintaining inventory levels within target while maintaining capacity load of machinery
  • Review and execute exception codes for planned or released production orders since they indicate a situation that need an action to prevent inventory excess or shortage
  • Plan and execute SAP customer order blocks with established frequency to maintain STR performance within goal and avoid past dues
  • Execute and analyze material planning reports and understand when to deviate from or follow recommended actions to support requirements
  • Review and analyze of load capacity for their areas of responsibility and develop recovery plans for any potential risk to the business that they identify
  • Take ownership and create resolution to meet requirements with little to no Manager involvement and follow appropriate escalation process to communicate risk depending on degree of impact
  • Review and analyze Engineering changes and follow procedures for proper disposition

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What your background should look like…

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or related business degree
  • 3-5 years of experience in production planning
  • Extensive knowledge of SAP and Microsoft Excel
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Nice to have:

  • Background working with manufacturing and supply chain principles
  • Proven track record with managing projects
  • Ability to multi task, remain highly organize, and thrive in a fast paced and deadline driven environment

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.

  • Healthcare for associates and their families, including eligible domestic partners
  • Paid time off, including vacations and holidays
  • Life insurance and disability protection
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement benefits (401k matching) and more…


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.

Work Location:

This position is located in our Waynesboro, PA office.

About TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $13 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.


About the Business Unit:
TE Application Tooling, the oldest division of TE Connectivity, is credited with the invention of the first solderless crimp hand tool first developed in 1941, and is an integral component of the TE’s value proposition today. Our goal is to provide our customers with high quality, innovative products and services that drive speed, flexibility and value. To achieve these goals, it starts with creating a world-class team of professionals dedicated to delivering excellence. With 26 manufacturing and distribution centers worldwide, Application Tooling is truly a global supplier of tooling solutions. From the very hand tool for the US Military through automated tooling solutions for major automotive customers like GM and Ford, TE’s Application Tooling division has been making innovative, specialized tooling for wire harness and PC board manufacturers for more than seven decades. Whether you are connecting a wire to a terminal or a terminal to a PC board, making a reliable electrical connection requires highly engineered tools. Simply put, TE Connectivity is the original pioneer and developer of electrical connections – and today continues to lead with tomorrow’s innovation, not imitation!


Waynesboro, PA, US, 17268

Alternative Locations: 
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  34471

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

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