TE Connectivity

Location: Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina

Job Type: Full time

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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 you'll be doing:

  • Review customer requirements, participate in new product introductions, inventory management, negotiate potential product end of life activities and material flow by cost center.
  • Follows and establishes practices that ensure the correct administration of the MPS/MRP/CAP parameters for planning, the appropriate use of the system and compliance.
  • Follows practices and task that ensure the service metrics achievement.
  • Manages plant manufacturing requirements according to inventory policy and plant capacities.
  • Direct contact with Customer Service to establish agreements and coordinate on time delivery.
  • Responsible for administration of the expected inventory levels of finished goods and sub assemblies at the distribution center and plant by division.
  • Manages the manufacturing resources based on the analysis of the demand, forecast, and manufacturing tendencies to provide information to management to support the decision-making process.
  • Govern planning practices and communication tools and ensures compliance according to the quality system requirements.
  • Works closely with Prod Supervisors, Engineering’s, Quality personnel.
  • Complies and contributes to the achievement of EHS indicators.
  • Generates a realistic and effective production plan for all. Make parts to ensure achievement of MPS
  • Makes protections for KPIs, financial and operations indicators, as requested by top management.
  • Attends and participates in meetings related to his/her functions-- makes presentations as required for his/her KPIs.
  • Generates and assures compliance of the Master Production Schedule.
  • Reviews and determines Budget Volumes.
  • Generates and assures compliance of the Production Schedule
  • Coordinates the supply chain process within the focus factory.
  • Works in coordination with his VS team in projects related to cost savings, efficiencies, process improvements etc, as well as with vendor planning in projects.

What your background should look like:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Supply Chain preferred) or equivalent relevant experience in Supply Chain/Production Planning
  • 3+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • SAP and MRP experience required
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, time management and proven computer skills
  • Ability to deal with fast paced multiple demands and very dynamic situations
  • Spreadsheet and related PC skills essential
  • Ability to maintain integrated computer systems and related data accuracy


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 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

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