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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.


  • To lead the negotiation for local commodities with the end goal to establish the conditions of services and price with raw materials and direct material suppliers based on established cost and quality targets.  
  • Ensures that the supplier base meets TE's quality system requirements. In addition, ensures that the supplier base is meeting TE's targets for delivery, lead time and cost reduction (price). Coordinate meetings with the suppliers in conjunction with materials planning and supplier quality.                    
  • To develop and implement cost reduction initiatives in raw material purchase and coordinate necessary activities with the related team working on this activity such engineering, supplier quality, manufacturing, etc.                    
  • Monitor and maintain CMP (Purchase price variance) results.                    
  • Support the inventory reduction levels through negotiation as VMI, Contract PO, Kanban, consignment programs.                    
  • Maintain the purchasing terms such price, lead time, lot size, payment terms, vendor contact information up to date as well as periodic reports issuance. Conflicting invoice resolution.                    
  • Govern purchasing practices and communication tools and ensure compliance according to the quality system and SOX requirements.                     
  • Complies and contributes the achievement of EHS indicators.                    
  • Supports New Product Introduction Activities.                    
  • Lead cost reduction projects.


  • Education:  Bachelor's Degree 
  • Minimum experience:  1 to 3 years in a similar position
  • Languages: English
  • Certifications: CPM (Desirable)
  • Job function: Procurement 
  • Job family: Purchasing


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


State:  KE
Country/Region:  HU
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  86764
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement

Job Segment: Purchasing, Procurement, Buyer, Engineer, Finance, Operations, Engineering, Automotive

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