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Buyer with French

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 Purchasing Teams are responsible for obtaining materials, components, equipment and services, gather quotations, examine bids, and award contracts. They perform cost analysis and volume planning for commodities, evaluate vendor reliability and develop new supply sources where required. They coordinate purchasing activities with the manufacturing and engineering departments to maintain inventory at planned levels and monitor cost, schedule, and scope of assigned subcontracts to assure best quality at best value. They also look for and recommend cost saving proposals including make vs. buy analysis, alternative sourcing, and vendor evaluation criteria as well as develop specifications for new contract orders.



  • Tracking of order confirmations from suppliers, escalation management, rescheduling, follow up of late orders
  • Review open orders and communicate external or internal discrepancies
  • Follow up with Suppliers on open orders and escalate relevant cases to Strategic Sourcing
  • Check invoices for purchase orders and resolve discrepancies on invoicing
  • Cooperation with Strategic Purchasing in identifying gaps in SAP system setups
  • Responsible for tracking supplier shut-downs, holiday and vacation closings, and communication to planning department
  • Responsible for maintaining Min/Max levels of Vendor Managed Inventory
  • Support the planning department regarding inventory management
  • Support the Strategic Sourcing Department Ensure that frame orders are reviewed and updated


What your background should look like:
  • 1-3 years of experience within the area of Purchasing
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, analytical and communication skills
  • Strong project management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment with multi-cultural teams
  • Ability to demonstrate strong customer focus and continues improvement attitude
  • Ability to form successful working relationships quickly at all levels
  • Good knowledge in the use Microsoft Office, i.e. Excel, Outlook, Word, Powerpoint
  • Knowledge of SAP as a strong asset but not a must
  • Fluent in English and French both written and spoken
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


State:  KP
Country/Region:  PL
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  62476
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement

Job Segment: Procurement, Engineer, ERP, Purchasing, Supply, Operations, Engineering, Technology, Finance

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