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TE Connectivity


2 months agoWitham, United Kingdom

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 Planner will be responsible for creating manufacturing and material supply plans which achieve customer satisfaction and cost objectives. Working in conjunction with other members of the Planning team, and closely with other departments such as Manufacturing, logistics and Procurement Teams, this role supports Sales and Operations Planning processes.

Fixed-Term Contract for 12 months

Location: Witham, Essex

Hours: 37 per week

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum dependent on experience


  • Early finish time on a Friday
  • 25 days holiday
  • Hybrid working options available
  • Double match pension scheme up to 10%
  • Onsite parking
  • 4x Life assurance cover

Area of responsibilities/main duties
• Make commitments to customer orders based on a robust material supply and capacity plans
• Establish lead times of each operation to meet shipping dates and commitments according to sales forecasts or customer orders
• Expedites operations that delay schedules and alters schedules to meet unforeseen conditions
• Manage execution of plans
• Raising of Manufacturing Orders
• Raising of Purchase Requisition
• Capacity Planning
• Inventory Management
• Provide Planning support for new Projects in the factory
• Support & drive continuous improvement ethos and methodology across the organisation
• Pro-active and responsive to customer (internal and external) requirements.

Professional & Educational background
• Experience in a dynamic manufacturing environment, specifically in Production Planning would be an advantage
• 5 GCSE's grade A-C (or eqivalent)
• Computer literate, with a good understanding of ERP & Microsoft Office software
• SAP knowledge desirable but not essential

Personal qualities
• Ability to make decisions, solve problems and work efficiently in a time pressured environment
• Combines analytical approach to identifying improvement opportunities, with innovative ways to add value
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Team player


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation

Client-provided location(s): Witham CM8, UK
Job ID: TE-1095924100
Employment Type: Other