Strategic Sourcing Analyst

Requisition ID:  22321
Location:  Middletown, PA, US, 17057
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Education Experience:  Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)
Employment Experience:  3-5 years
Travel:  Less than 10%


Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $13 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 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

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 Sr Manager of Strategic Sourcing and will be the North American analyst for Precious metal leasing.  Current duties will include the tactical execution of the precious metal leasing program for precious metals used within TE and outside plating companies. This role will require the administration of the lease agreements using an access based database to manage precious metal demand.  This role also requires engagement with all TE plating plants, outside suppliers, materials finance and TE Treasury.  This will be coupled with tactical buying functions to manage the purchase orders and supply base of the Precious metal salt suppliers. Key performance indicators for this position will target cost improvement, quality control, vendor on-time delivery performance, 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 commodity strategy.


Responsibilities & Qualifications


  • Administers weekly precious metal lease agreements from weekly plant demand
  • Processes purchase orders with the suppliers to meet internal client weekly demand
  • Run a monthly replenishment report to replenish outside plating suppliers
  • Execution of the precious metal replenishment for the outside platters monthly.
  • Work with TE financial partners and material suppliers to ensure delivery of the precious metals.
  • Settle quarterly agreements with TE Treasury and Financial partners
  • Upload precious metals information in SAP working with A/P team.
  • Control and Manage good receipts for precious metals replenishment program.
  • Upload metal price for specific suppliers.
  • Incorporate and assist Business Units to incorporate new suppliers in the replenishment program
  • Work with Strategic Sourcing Manager and applicable BU's to issue RFQ's, negotiate, award, and
  • Manage quality issues; working with BU Supplier Quality Engineers and suppliers to resolve
  • Assist Business Units and suppliers with report questions and reconciliation



  • Bachelor's Degree, Procurement/Supply Chain Management discipline strongly favored.  Accounting background or material finance a plus
  • Advanced Degree a plus.
  • 5 years of experience in procurement / supply chain / operations management/accounting or related field.   
  • Proven Project Management skills
  • MS Office, focus on Access is critical, SAP Purchasing

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


  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

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