Supply Chain Planner - Schneider Electric - Return to Work Program

Job Locations US-MA-Foxboro
Return-to-Work Program


Making a decision to return to work can be exciting and scary all at the same time. We get it 100% - many of us at reacHIRE are returners, too!!  And, we believe meaningful relationships formed along the way back to work should be built on communication and trust. Which is why our team of Program Managers are here to listen to your unique story and help you take the best next steps toward your next opportunity.We are excited to partner with Schneider Electric for a 6-month return-to-work program starting in January 2023. 


If you are a professional returning to work after a 2+ year career break or worked in part time or independent contractor roles, this could be the perfect opportunity! reacHIRE is invested in helping professionals return with confidence; providing the resources and support needed via Program Managers who will help guide and navigate the entire process alongside you. 


We know the confidence gap and imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting amazing Returners, so please don’t hesitate to apply - we’d love to hear from you.



In this role, you will be a part of a team that works to define and update the supply/stock management of specific components including raw material, machined parts, and a variety of other commodities to ensure material availability for both internal and external customers of Schneider Electric.


What You’ll Contribute Day-to-Day:

  • Validate and maintain lead time, MRP, open order status/on time delivery and quality
  • Review MRP to ensure material availability and future forecasted supply, without leading to excess or unhealthy inventory levels
  • Participate in daily production meetings, updating team on delivery and/or quality issues
  • Maintain close relationship to supplier base to secure delivery, quality & productivity service levels
  • Act as first escalation level for supplier crisis management
  • Expedite materials and follow up with transportation and import processes if needed
  • Actively participate in negotiating with supplier base who support your products to secure procurement, payment terms, etc. 
  • Work with Global Supply Chain on critical suppliers
  • Work with Engineering and Quality teams to manage supplier and parts qualification 
  • Evaluate any quality issues, determining root cause and any corrective actions
  • Contribute to productivity by supporting/implementing quality, delivery, & cost reduction objectives
  • Act as a self-starter, communicating with team members from all organizations


You’ll Be a Great Fit If You Have/Are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business or equivalent 
  • 5-10+ years of experience in supply chain planning within a large manufacturing organization
  • Previous ERP experience – preferably SAP
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Applications including Excel, Outlook, Teams, etc. 
  • A self-starter
  • Strong negotiation & reporting skills


It's An Added Bonus If You Have:

  • Experience successfully managing supplier relationships
  • Experience planning in a Configure-to-Order (CTO) environment utilizing forecasts, hard demand, and historic consumption
  • Experience with international vendors

About reacHIRE

How are reacHIRE’s programs unique?

reacHIRE is changing the trajectory for individuals in the workplace by partnering with forward-thinking companies. reacHIRE believes a career break shouldn't be a career breaker. At the end of the program, you may be eligible for full-time or extended contracting work, but it is not guaranteed. Either way, you’ll become part of the reacHIRE team, join with a cohort of fellow Returners, and we will provide 360-degree support via Aurora, along with a dedicated Program Manager to ensure your success every step of your journey back to work!


Our return-to-work program participants come from all walks of life, and so do we. At reacHIRE, the sum of our individual differences, life experiences, and self-expression is what makes us great. Be you and reach higher!


Please note:

  • reacHIRE will reasonably accommodate applicants with disabilities who need adjustments in order to complete the application or interview process. For assistance with your application please contact: Sarah White at
  • reacHIRE is unable to sponsor program participants for the duration of our return-to-work programs.


What’s great about working at Schneider Electric?

Schneider Electric creates connected technologies that reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. Our 135,000+ employees thrive in more than 100 countries. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Help us deliver solutions that ensure Life Is On everywhere, for everyone and at every moment.   


Great people make Schneider Electric a great company.  


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