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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.

What your background should look like:

The Purchasing Supervisor is responsible for defining and implementing local purchasing goals and lead the Tactical Buyers team to reach those goals. The position is responsible for timely follow up to escalations and ensure MRP system accuracy for component drive to meet Production planning needs.

Tasks Summary & Responsibilities (please enclose organizational charts)
Responsible for Component Segmentation Policy run and Safety stock definition.
Ensure accuracy and maintain the Info Record and Source List data in alignment with MRP parameters, incl. MOQ, Price, and LT. 
Supervise continuous improvement projects to drive KPI performance
Define and drive action plans for each metric in order to achieve Monthly, Quarterly and Year KPI goals defined by the BU.
Requires deep knowledge of own area of functional responsibility/accountability.
Determines best course of action to meet schedules and resolve problems.
Decisions impact work unit operations.
Follows established practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained.
Mentoring skills.
Receives predetermined work assignments and determines the process(es) by which to meet them.
Works on issues of limited scope.
Provides direct supervision to subordinate supervisors or a team of highly-skilled and experienced individual contributors.
Interacts daily with subordinates and/or functional peer groups, normally involving exchanging or presenting information.
Has some authority for personnel decisions e.g., hiring, performance, or disciplinary actions

Professional Experience (years in what processes and functions would be ideal)

At least 3 years of experience within the area of Procurement 
Team management experience is desired

Special Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills

Excellent problem solving skills, analytical skills, 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 
Advanced knowledge in the use of SAP 
Advance knowledge and use of Microsoft Office, i.e. Excel, Outlook, Word, Powerpoint
Fluent in English both written and spoken, local Language is a plus


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


State:  SON
Country/Region:  MX
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  109459
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement

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