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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Supply Risk Analyst / Supplier Constraint Analyst in Changzhou, China

The global Supply risk and constraints management team is a new functional area within the Global Supply Chain Org, with responsibility to secure continuous supply of global long lead-time material in order to best support our production sites and Sensata customers. The team will work as Central coordination, being internal point of contact for Control towers, Supply & Inventory Managers, Customer Service, local material planning teams and Procurement, and external for suppliers regarding supply & delivery issues.

In addition, the team will also be responsible to identify, highlight and solve delivery constraints, define and track countermeasures, manage end-to-end demand signal to suppliers for materials within scope, conduct proactive planning for supply risk mitigation, lead global supply allocation and decision making if needed.

This role requires a well-rounded individual who encompasses analytical, communication and leadership skills. They can quickly identify deviations from expected results and other disruptions and are able to promptly resolve issues. This is a new and highly visible position with global interaction with all levels of the supply chain, product family teams and global production facilities.


* Detailed Posting Description (Primary Responsibilities Example: Day to day activities, initial projects for this role, number of direct reports (if any), etc.)

  • Escalate Supply risks and ensure streamlined and consolidated report-out to Management

  • Multi-plant bare demand consolidation, coordination and final allocation

  • Standardized Critical supplier reporting / supplier constraints tracking list for Leadership team

  • Act as fast response task force (e.g., for fast-track PO), involve with Sourcing/SQE on Supplier workshop, Capacity roadmaps

  • Perform in-depth analysis of large amount of data to support and drive decision making

  • Lead regular supply review meetings with key suppliers

  • Lead improvement projects (raw material SS strategy, supplier segmentation, PFEP etc.) based on identified improvement opportunities

  • Supplier Monitoring (plan vs actuals shipment), available stock & VMI, coverage vs production plan / customer bare demand

  • Consolidate and publish supplier FCST on mid-and long-term demands in a regular basis

  • Control SS, PO horizon and other parameter settings, close collaboration with suppliers and their planning and SS strategies in collaboration with make site material managers

  • Create and define structured escalation routine, be point of escalation (internal)

  • Generate processes, standards and establish common tools and reports

  • Support Raw material change management (PI/PO), mitigate E&O risks, manage and control stockpiles LTB / Strategic raw material inventory

  • Work to support Supply Chain resilience (disaster recovery, Force majeure, weather, strike, pandemic impacts)

* Job Requirements (Minimum: Required Skills and Competencies, Education Level / Major Required, Years of Experience, Certifications / Licenses, etc.)

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field is preferred

  • 3+ years related supply chain planning/material planning/technical procurement experience, long lead time material such as electronics (ASICs, wafer, EMAs, PCBs) planning experience is preferred

  • People to work on this role require strong ownership and proactive planning sense, great communication (assertiveness) and report-out skills and must work cross-functionally and globally

  • Strongly familiar with planning parameter setting and production scheduling (MPS & MRP)

  • Ideally some knowledge of production processes at suppliers, especially in electronic parts

  • Experience working with Oracle EBS (data), good understanding of ORACLE MRP

  • Experience with global projects and international/intercultural communication is preferred

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills (e.g. 8D, A3, 6-sigma)

  • Fluent English at both oral and written

  • CSCP/CPIM certification is a plus

* Additional Details (% of travel required / domestic and/or international, computer language skills, necessary soft skills, etc.)

  • Be able to work under pressure in a fast pace environment and adapt to work across different time zones

  • Occasional travel up to 10% may be required to other Sensata sites or Suppliers

  • Excellent skills in Excel (data analytics, pivots, macros, dashboards)

  • Experience using BI tool is a plus, (OBIEE, Microsoft PowerBI, Tableau, etc.)



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