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.

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing a team of procurement professionals, both on direct and indirect material. 
  • Work at the all levels to ensure that sound strategies and practices are in place and issues are resolved to achieve business results
  • Achieve key procurement performance objectives as functional leader: material productivity, supplier quality and delivery performance improvement, VMI solution, Supplier base optimization, supplier social responsibility and risk mitigation
  • Developing sourcing strategy by working together with CL-teams, deliver the fine-tuned commodity strategy to support the business growth needs
  • Monitor key economic, financial, technology, and environmental issues that may impact TE objectives. Give local input to the global commodity directors in their efforts to develop the global/regional/local commodity strategies that drives the shorter term/long term procurement activities
  • Maintain reliable and constructive relationship with existing suppliers, develop relationship with new potential suppliers, together with other functional teams.
  • Develop and retain talents

Job Qualifications

  •  Bachelor degree in Business or Engineering, Advanced degree or MBA is plus
  • 15+ years’ experience in procurement/supply chain/ operations or related field, and at least 5+ years in the Automotive industry
  • 3+ years management experience required. Experience in working in matrix organizations is a plus.
  • Quality & program management as the plus
  • Good English communication skill
  • Willing to travel and work with the suppliers and peers with different cultural background


Building Effective Teams
Managing and Measuring Work
Motivating Others
Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

GYEONGSAN-SI, 47, KR, 712-838

State:  47
Country/Region:  KR
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  95645
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement

Job Segment: Procurement, Supply Chain, MBA, Manager, Operations, Automotive, Management