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Commodity Manager

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 Strategic Sourcing Teams develop and implement multi-year strategies for assigned commodities, suppliers and parts/services to achieve established goals in supplier quality, delivery, price and service. They align strategy and execution with cross-functional partners such as engineering, manufacturing, product management and functional owners. They execute the competitive bid, negotiation, contracting processes and/or technical continuous improvement for assigned commodities or services; collaborate across Business Units and cross-regions for optimal TE leverage. Our teams demonstrate a high level of expertise in procurement competencies (business/supply chain acumen, negotiation, sourcing strategy development and execution, global savvy, and project and product lifecycle management) and ensure results are delivered compliant with TE policies and procedures.



  • Create a supplier sourcing strategy, under strong consideration of customer needs
  • Drive the attainment and improvement of relevant procurement KPI’s, incl. Material Productivity, Lead time performance, delivery, and Quality
  • Responsible for contracting of supplier commercial agreements
  • Responsible for preparing RFQ’s, utilizing E-Tools, awarding new business and negotiation all raw materials, components, and tooling
  • Lead the optimization of the Supplier Footprint, incl. setup of new suppliers, reducing the number of supplier and resourcing activities
  • Ensure and Drive optimization for material/components (incl. finished goods) used by the plant for production and establish supplier agreements
  • Conduct risk assessments for new suppliers and legacy suppliers not done yet
  • Ensure that all suppliers meet TE requirements for compliance
  • Drive the usage of the Supplier Portal by utilization of tactical buyer department
  • Manage the tool life cycle at suppliers
  • Support the tactical buyer in the following tasks: inventory management components, manage outside product shelflife, and block invoices
  • Support insourcing activities lead by operations and participate in supplier quality audits
What your background should look like:
  • 3+ years experience in procurement as a buyer, including experience in preparation of negotiations
  • Previous procurement experience with molding, die casting, machining, stamping, tooling is preferred
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, analytical skills, and communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate strong customer focus and continues improvement attitude
  • Strong project management skills and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment with multi-cultural teams
  • Proven track record in negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of regional and global supplier base for relevant commodities
  • Advanced knowledge in the use of SAP and Microsoft Office, i.e. Excel, Outlook, Word, Powerpoint
  • Good knowledge of French as a strong asset
  • Fluent English at negotiation level
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a $13 billion global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With nearly 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

What TE Connectivity offers:

We offer competitive rewards & compensation. Our commitment to our employees includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our employees.


  • Challenging job in a professional and dynamic team
  • Professional development in an international company of new technology
  • Trainings in Poland and abroad
  • Private medical care and life insurance
  • Partially lunch funding
  • Fresh apples in the office
  • Vouchers for the holidays


State:  KP
Country/Region:  PL
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  61098
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement

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