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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 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.
What your background should look like:

Manages direct material sourcing and procurement for the assigned TE plants in North America region. Conducts spend/supply base analysis to identify cost reduction opportunities and executes on those opportunities. Manages direct material supplier relationships and performance (quality, delivery, & cost). Collaborates with Engineering/Manufacturing to obtain cost reduction and Supply Chain to control inventory levels.


What you will be doing:
• Develops and executes sourcing strategies.
• Develops and manages supplier relationships and performance.
• Obtains market, industry, and supplier information for key commodities/materials so that she/he can be referred to as knowledgeable in those areas.
• Executes the competitive bid, negotiation, and contracting processes for direct materials.
• Handles all aspects of negotiations with suppliers including, price, volume, delivery, quality, and service & inventory levels.
• Collaborates with Design Engineering & Manufacturing teams to drive NPI project execution and determine direct material specifications/requirements, supplier capabilities, and to drive cost reduction.
• Drive material localization effort to achieve cost reduction and delivery service flexibility
• Acts as an escalation point for delivery and quality issues that cannot be resolved by direct material buyers and obtains favorable resolutions for TE.
• Reports and implements key TE Supply Chain Metrics (STR--delivery, Commercial Productivity—cost reduction, DLPM--quality).
• Ensures direct materials are sourced in full compliance with TE policies and guidelines.


What your background should look like:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, or Engineering discipline required;
• A minimum of 8 years of procurement/sourcing experience with minimum 3-year people management experience, at least 3 of these years in a manufacturing environment. 2-3 years of strategic sourcing experience is preferred.
• A minimum of 2-3 years of experience in the wire/cable industry is required;
• Experience with resins/plastics and metals/metal products are also a plus.
• Basic ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications is preferred.
• Proficient with MS-Office tools, primarily Excel, but also Word and PowerPoint.


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

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

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 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 total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.



State:  SON
Country/Region:  MX
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  54901
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement
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