TE Connectivity Demand Analyst III in WINSTON SALEM, North Carolina

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.

The Demand Analyst is responsible for forecast accuracy at a part number level for assigned product lines. They partner with Sales and Product Management Teams in the creation of a consensus forecast and team together to understand significant changes/exceptions to the demand trends. The Demand Analyst must have excellent communication and analytical skills. Forecast Accuracy and Bias will be the primary metrics.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the monthly Sales and Operating Planning (S&OP) process by ensuring an efficient, effective and reliable demand review for their assigned product lines.

  • Collaborate with other internal and external customers to achieve forecast accuracy targets and develop a sound demand plan.

  • Monitor and adjust demand plan using analytical and statistical tools and intelligence gathering.

  • Drive continuous improvement on processes and methodologies for collecting information and predicting demand.

  • Understand how sales trends and shipment patterns will affect future demand and integrate into forecasts.

  • Root cause analysis of all appropriate forecast to demand exceptions at the item level.

  • Execute all existing analytical tools and business processes to drive forecast accuracy and bias metric improvements.

    Key Tasks:

  • Collect, evaluate and interpret data using statistical and probability analyses to establish a part number level forecast.

  • Work as liaison between Sales, Product Management, Materials Planning and Finance to understand various sales, forecast, planning, service and inventory variables.

  • Develop relationships with key customer contacts to review demand projections and other opportunities.

  • Understand details of assigned product families – strategies, market share, key customers, programs, TE content in customer programs, etc.

  • Monitor and drive Forecast Accuracy results for assigned product lines.

    Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field

  • APICS and SIOP certification a plus

  • Supply Chain experience to include 3+ plus years in S&OP or Demand Planning

  • Fluent in English (written and verbal)

  • Solid standard Software knowledge (MS Office)

  • Experience with analytical/forecasting systems and tools a plus (SAP, JDA, Xelus preferred)

    Skills & Abilities Required:

  • Team player, who also can work independently and self-responsible

  • Strong analytical skills and a structured way of thinking

  • Excellent Problem Solving attitude

  • Effective interpersonal and influencing skills

  • Strong presentation skills, comfortable presenting across all levels of the organization

Requisition ID: 2017-83078

ITAR "Sensitive Position": No

Business Unit (Current): Transportation Solutions - Automotive

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