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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:

Requirements & Qualifications: 
•    Focal point of all supply chain initiatives associated with assigned commodities. 
•    Generate and execute regional commodity strategies for all assigned commodities
•    Establish Regional communication channels with Regional BU leadership to understand commodity needs, service level requirements, and measures/communicates results.
•    Responsible for attaining annual business results (ex. cost savings, supplier performance and compliance) for responsible commodities, including developing and leading leverage price and terms negotiations with potential and current suppliers.
•    Establish supplier capability matrix for all key processes, and support NPI function with preferred suppliers within region.
•    Ensure lowest upfront cost and high supplier service in supplier selection via analysis of supplier data, financial, capacity and capability.
•    Work closely with other BU Commodity Managers in business unit or sub-vertical to ensure the sharing of best-practices, and enhance negotiation leverage.
•    Provide strong support for all TE manufacturing plant(s) within region. 
•    Support all quoting and sampling activities within the assigned commodities.
•    Provide valid and accurate inputs and commodity forecasts to TE’s suppliers.
•    Manage assigned Commodity projects, including but not limited to Purchasing, Expediting, Issue Resolution, Payment, and Supplier Performance Reporting.
•    Promotes and provides instruction to supply base on global processes, standard work, and TE Platforms such as the TE portal for all assigned commodities.
•    Holds Voice of Customer Sessions with internal customers and utilizes feedback to improve team performance and supply base service. 
•    Negotiate and load supplier agreements / contracts as required in TE receptacles.
•    Hold periodic business reviews with key/strategic suppliers to ensure T/E metrics and directives are being achieved. Implement improvement plans and actions for poor performing suppliers.
•    Develop consolidation or exit plans for low spend suppliers to increase T/E leverage with key growth suppliers.
•    Lead internal reviews with tactical purchasing, supplier quality and plant teams for commodity performance improvement opportunities.
•    Complete special projects as directed by regional or global management.

•    4-7 years’ experience in Supply Chain Management/Procurement.
•    Proven experience managing cable and cable assembly commodities and materials related (resins, bare wire, connectors).
•    Demonstrated experience handling transferring of production process.
•    Bachelor level degree in Business, Procurement, Finance or related field.  Advanced degree a plus.
•    Strong analytical skills.
•    Must be extremely organized and able to meet or exceed critical deadlines.
•    Proficient in MS office suite; advanced Excel, Power point.
•    Previous SAP experience or training a plus.

Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a $13 billion global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With nearly 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 150 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:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  57795
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement

Job Segment: Strategic Sourcing, Engineer, ERP, Developer, Operations, Engineering, Technology, Strategy

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