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BUYER I (f/m/d)

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.

Your Tasks and Responsibility

  • Obtaining quotations according to technically clarified specifications, conducting price negotiations, initiating orders, ensuring the timely receipt of materials for selected projects.
  • Identifying procurement strategies for cost optimisation
  • Securing and implementing the company's purchasing conditions
  • Selecting suppliers together with the respective project team
  • Conducting supplier audits together with the Q department
  • Maintenance of purchasing-related supplier/product master data in the ERP system

Your profile

  • Completed training in the commercial field
  • Experience in purchasing components and assemblies in the mechatronic field as well as semiconductor technology
  • Experience with optical components desirable
  • Confident handling of ERP systems, experience with SAP desirable
  • Ability to work in a team, structured and independently
  • German and English language skills, business fluent in written and spoken, mandatory requirement



Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

Dresden, SN, DE, 01099

City:  Dresden
State:  SN
Country/Region:  DE
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  76413
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement

Job Segment: Procurement, ERP, Engineer, Automotive, Operations, Bilingual, Engineering, Technology

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