TE Connectivity

Location: Plymouth

Job Type: Full time


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 Supply Chain Managers are responsible for the timely, cost-effective procurement, inventory control, planning and quality control of production materials. They ensure the availability of materials in the supply chain, as scheduled, and the maintenance of inventory at the established levels. They coordinate and integrate the flow of materials and information among suppliers, manufacturers, distributors and customers, identifying opportunities for improving efficiency, effectiveness and capabilities of the supply chain. 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.

What you’ll be doing…
Reporting to the Minnesota Medical Operations Leader, the Supply Manager will be responsible for establishing a culture of excellence in execution, continuous improvement, and communication within the Minnesota Medical Operations. You will manage all elements of the supply chain process including purchasing, receiving, material handling, scheduling and planning.

The Supply Chain Manager will define and communicate clear roles and responsibilities for all direct and indirect personnel including purchasing, receiving, material handling, scheduling and shipping. You will continuously improve all supply chain processes by developing a continuous improvement mindset culture and the utilization of TEOA tools. You will utilize a S&OP process to support long-term planning and short-term execution. You will define and implement raw material, subassembly and the finished goods safety stock.

Through the management of direct and indirect staff, the Supply Chain Manager will be responsible for meeting objectives in the areas of People, Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost. You will comply with all internal as well as external policies and procedures. You will develop and manage talent. You will promote and drive continuous improvement as part of the daily work activities and will manage the supply chain through effective processes supported by standard work.

A typical day may include:

  • Utilize visually managed systems and standard work to monitor safety stock requirements.
  • Ensure accurate, effective and timely processing of raw material, MRO, service RFQ’s and Purchase Orders via standardized purchasing processes.
  • Ensure late orders are communicated in a timely manner to Customer Service; expedite or escalate as required to ensure continued visibility; provide revised dates as required
  • Plan and execute to support on time delivery and cost reduction goals.
  • Perform general management duties, evaluate training needs, performance appraisals, timekeeping, consistent application of organizational policies, development, promotions, and terminations
  • Ensure compliance with ISO, GMP, and OSHA regulations
  • Provide prompt problem solving for key issues, driving through from root cause identification, containment, problem resolution, and ensuring repeat issues are avoided
  • Be a role model and change agent. Positively lead and influence team members to partner together to achieve individual and business goals.
  • Implementing and utilizing systems to drive On Time Delivery, Ship To Request, inventory turns, IQR and other TE goals and objectives

What your background should look like:

What your background should look like…

  • BS Degree in business administration, management or related fields or related/equivalent experience
  • 5 plus years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • 5 plus years of supervisory/managerial experience
  • Sound knowledge of supply chain and ERP systems, best practices, processes, and technology,
  • Experience managing compliance associated with quality, regulatory, and safety policies
  • Strong Knowledge of lean and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Ability and experience to provide positive and constructive feedback, coach/mentor, and develop individuals.
  • Model the TE Connectivity core values of Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork and Innovation to create an Extraordinary Customer Experience internally and externally.
  • Medical device manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Essential Skills: leadership, independent thinking, organizational and planning abilities, analytical and problem-solving skills, solid computer skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills

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 locations.


Motivating Others
Building Effective Teams
Managing and Measuring Work
Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)
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