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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 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 your background should look like:

Tasks Summary, responsibilities, and authority:

  • Evaluate Planned Orders to create suitable productions schedules.
  • Estimate the amount of material to be used in the production schedule (Clear-to-build).
  • Promptly addressing and resolving production issues to minimize delays in production.
  • Monitoring and creation of deliveries per Customer needs (Customer Requested Date).
  • Notify Sales & Customer Service teams of any schedule impacts to customers.
  • Monitor actual output versus the Master Production Plan.
  • Review past due orders to determine most effective action-reschedule.
  • Timely reporting of key metrics (Past Due & Ship-to-Request)
  • Aid VSM and Materials Manager in achievement of performance targets, including delivery, inventory, and cost avoidance/cost reduction.
  • Serve as cross functional liaison to achieve high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Support the TEOA initiatives which are related to Lean Production (e.g. Value Stream Mapping, MRF) to ensure that assigned or requested tasks are accomplished

What your background should look like:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain or related job experience.
  • 3 years as Planner/ Production Scheduler or similar role.

Specific qualification, knowledge and skills:
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken.
  • Expertise in Computer skills (SAP, MS Excel, Power Point).
  • Strong analytical and organization skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills with the ability to reason and influence at all levels.


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation

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 approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $88,900 – $133,300 (subject to change dependent on physical location)
  • Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. TE Connectivity reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the experience/qualification of the selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.
  • Total Compensation = Base Salary + Incentive(s) + Benefits
  • A comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401(k), disability, life insurance, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off and voluntary benefits.

EOE, Including Disability/Vets