TE Connectivity MGR, SUPPLY CHAIN, SUZHOU PLANT in Suzhou, China

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what’s possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS – www.TE.com.

Take responsible for the entire Supply Chain Management team and day to day business. Be a member of IND China Operation Management team to share, initiate and drive the best practice across Supply China Organization inside TE Plants, Vendor Plants and IND China in house plant. Work with multiple function teams to lead team member ( Virtual Sometimes ) to initiate, develop and deploy supply chain projects ( cross territory ) for tactical purchasing function with objective of minimize inconsistency among factories, maximize transactional efficiency, drive continues improvements ( e.g. LT & Inventory Reduction ). Build up and development Management pipeline in Supply Chain. Take the leadership to manage sourcing plants on Demand Planning, Capacity and Delivery Targets.

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

Key Tasks:

Build up / enhance existing Supply Chain Team and prepare for Management Pipeline

(i) Enhance existing Supply Chain Talents to make them ready for the next level career movement.

(ii) Build up solid Supply Chain skill sets in existing team, optimize the setup and improve the efficiency of the entire Supply Chain process.

Deploy and control S&OP Processes (i) Well Deploy and control on the Forecast & Operation Demand Management ( S&OP Process ). (ii) Follow up and control all the relevant changes during different day to day business and make sure all related Supply Chain KPIs are balanced.

Manage SAP System and build up Key Users to maintain the system in good condition (i) Set up clean Master Data into the SAP System, arrange regular review to make sure all Master Data are representing the most recent Business Needs. The coverage will be but not limited about following lists Lead Time, MOQ, Safety Stock Level, Rounding Value, Transportation, Packaging etc. (ii) Set up the SAP Key Users system to make sure we have solid System Competency to cover the needs from SAP. And prepare the backup solution and set up the regular Technical training to improve the entire team’s efficiency.

(iii) Make sure internal competency and match the future business growth needs on the SAP side. Be ready to support and cooperate with any new coming projects.

Manage the Sourcing Plants on Capacity & Delivery performance (i) Set up regular link between Supply Chain Team and all kinds of Sourcing Plants. Focus on Capacity Management and Delivery Performance Management.

(ii) Set up Weekly, Monthly and Quarterly Review meetings with key and critical sourcing plants to share the Forecast Information, Follow up the Capacity evolution status, settle down the allocation keys during capacity peak period. Make sure IND China always has sufficient capacity to meet business needs. (iii) Coordinate with Quality, Procurement team to do the regular vendor performance review and set up backup solution to secure and smooth the IND China Supply Chain.

Manage day to day order process and achieve STR, STS targets (i) Guiding and coaching entire Supply Chain Team to fulfill the day to day business needs on order processing and make the real time tracking and follow up. (ii) Manage Late orders, follow up with sourcing plants to deliver the orders as soon as possible

(iii) Take full responsibility on the STR, STS etc KPIs.

Continuous improve on the Supply Chain working process (i) Guiding and coaching team to deploy Lean concept into Supply Chain Working Process to continuous improve the efficiency.

(ii) Continuous to optimize the Supply Chain Organization in order to achieve Lean set up. (iii) Set up regular meetings within the team to share the best practices to make sure Supply Chain team can always adopting the best and efficient way to work.

(iv) Set up regular review with Sales, Finance Team to optimize the MTO, MTS setting for all product references and update into SAP Master Data.

Contribute on Optimization of the Transportation (i) Always aware the opportunities on the optimization of the transportation; (ii) Push & deploy the most efficient way on the Transportation side to achieve cost saving projects.

Support Projects (Transfer, Migration, Localization, M&A and New Designed Products) (i) Lead early involvement tasks on all Projects including Transfer, Migration, Localization, M&A and New Designed Products. (ii) Participate vendor selection, validation process and provide comments, improvement action list and follow up the actions until all actions been closed.

Key Qualifications, Experiences and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor degree in Supply Chain Management experience

  • Minimum 10 years working experiences with 7 years Management position and 5 years people management experience

  • Solid experience on Demand Management, Mass Production Planning, Material Planning, Warehouse Management, Transportation and Custom Clearance.

  • Solid Project Management experience will be a plus.

  • Excellent communication and project management skills

  • Cost sensitivity and change adaptability

  • Good business acumen and cost reduction knowledge

  • Fluent English

Requisition ID: 2016-75777

Business Unit (Current): Industrial Solutions - Industrial - Ops