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Job ID: [[id]] 
Job Code: 30004216    
Business Unit: GLOBAL OPERATIONS (50108236)  
Building: TYCO ELECTRONICS 2800 FMR (038)  
Band/Level: 5  
Hiring Manager: BRANDON J HESS  
Recruiter: Erin Cunningham  
Relocation: Yes - Domestic  
Travel: 10% to 25%  
Employee Referral Amount: $1.000,00  
Education Experience: Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)  
Employment Experience: 3-5 years  

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.

This position will report into the Metals Strategic Sourcing Manager and will be the North American analyst for Ferrous Strip, Rod/Bar, wire; and the leader of the metals scrap sale process.  Commodity responsibility will include the sourcing for new products and the management of existing spend.  This role also requires engagement with both the engineering and development communities to assure the correct sourcing decision from our products’ inception.  Key performance indicators for this position will target cost improvement, quality control, vendor on-time delivery performance, utilization of elite/strategic and LCC suppliers, as well as other procurement & industry specified expectations and KPI’s.  Position participates in core team meetings, assists in contract negotiations for raw materials, assists the Strategic Sourcing Manager in establishing sourcing strategy, monitors tactical procurement activities within the BU’s, and manages integrated suppliers tactical procurement in TE’s buying systems.
Core Responsibilities as Strategic Sourcing Analyst: 
Key Challenges:
-  Annual Key Performance Indicator achievement.  KPI’s include cost, delivery, quality, TEOA-P metrics/processes.
-  Work with Strategic Sourcing Manager and applicable BU's to issue RFQ's, negotiate, award, and update contracts within assigned commodities for the NA region
-  Manage metal value update process in North America
-  Collaborate with BU’s to issue monthly business level forecasts to supply base.
-  Review open orders reports for each supplier and update, expedite, reschedule where necessary
-  Work with Metals Technical team to drive savings through alloy change projects.
-  Lead/participate in scorecard feedback sessions for strategic suppliers.
-  Manage quality issues; working with BU Supplier Quality Engineers and suppliers to resolve disposition and corrective actions.
-   Review, quote, and negotiate requisitions for assigned commodities and convert to purchase orders.
-   Review and process change orders in SAP.
-   Manage all supplier contact and financial information in TE’s systems.

What your background should look like:

Education/Work Experience:
Education: Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree required with Procurement/Supply Chain Management discipline strongly favored. Advanced Degree a plus.
Experience: 3-5 years of experience in procurement / supply chain / operations management or related field.  Understanding of the copper alloy strip industry is a plus.
Proven Project Management skills
Experience in RFP process, negotiating contracts and supplier management
Computer Knowledge/Proficiency: 
MS Office, focus on Excel

The ideal candidate will demonstrate key business competencies:
•    Action oriented 
•    Composure 
•    Customer focus 
•    Ability to work in fast paced environment 
•    Strong negotiation skills 
•    Statistical/analytical skills – Excel analysis tools
•    Timely decision making 
•    Informing 
•    Peer relationships 
•    Planning 
•    Organizing 
•    Priority setting 
•    Written communication

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a 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 approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 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.


EOE, Including Disability/Vets


Harrisburg, PA, US, 17111

City:  Harrisburg
State:  PA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  78618
Alternative Locations:  Salem Winston, Middletown
Function:  Procurement

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
Nearest Secondary Market: Harrisburg

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

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