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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.
What your background should look like:

Purpose of Position
Purchasing Supervisor sets the strategic course and goals of the Purchasing Department under the direction of the Supply Chain Manager and supervises the activities of the local buyers.

Essential Functions

  • Develop the local purchasing strategy in support of overall business objectives.
  • Establish interfaces to provide support & include input from engineering, product development, manufacturing & suppliers.
  • Attend & participate in production and managers meetings.
  • Achieve department financial, operational and quality results.
  • Develop cost reduction/profit improvement plans to directly impact economic.
  • Lead, develop and maintain a highly capable team of Buyers.
  • Knowledge of tracking and expediting materials throught Transport and Customs.

Required Experience, Knowledge, Skills, Abilities or Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in appropriate field with 3 years' experience in Purchasing.
  • Experience in creating, leading & driving teams.
  • Negotiating experience.
  • Experience in effectively managing both internal & external relationships with cross-functional groups & suppliers.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage & motivate others.
  • Understanding of the following commodities: diecast, screw machine, molding, wire & cable, electronics desired. 
  • Ability to travel occasionally.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and organization skills.
  • Fully Bilingual English - Spanish.

Computer Proficiency

  • Experience with MRP System SAP
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel Spreadsheets, Word and Power Point.
Motivating Others
Building Effective Teams
Managing and Measuring Work
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:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  55957
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement

Job Segment: ERP, Engineer, Developer, Purchasing, Manager, Technology, Engineering, Finance, Management

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