Supply Chain Manager

TE Connectivity

Location: Brooklyn Park

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.


  • 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 Discuss technical data with engineers and other maintenance technicians as required.


  • Prioritize safety by reporting unsafe conditions and adhering to safety-related company policies, including Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements.
  • Excellent communication, problem solving, project management, organizational and negotiation skills.
  • Responds with a sense of urgency to meeting and supporting the needs of each and every Customer, providing innovative and comprehensive solutions.
  • Effectively negotiates, influences, and collaborates with others. Seeks a creative, win/win solution.
  • Builds constructive and effective relationships cross-functionally; effectively manages through conflict while maintaining relationships.
  • Effectively handles change, ambiguity and changing priorities staying focused on achieving the key priorities for the business.
  • Effectively manages projects, assessing time, resources, investment, etc. ensuring deadlines and objectives achieved.

What your background should look like:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, management or related fields; or related/equivalent experience
  • 8+ years’ 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
  • Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


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

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 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: $94,880 - $142,620
(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