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Junior Buyer

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Long Description

As a Buyer you will work in a team. You work closely with the business and are ultimately responsible for the new end-to-end category management to be set up. The focus is on direct categories for primary services and materials. You research which solutions are available in the market and make 'make or buy' decisions. You support the department in determining the purchasing strategy and policy. Together you will build a new, refreshing department that represents the interests of all TE connectivity components.


• Run competitive bidding process
• Conduct Supplier Negotiations after the RFQ process
• Create sourcing decision support document
• Problem-solving with suppliers and internal functions
• Represent Procurement in Core Team meetings
• Understand the customer requirements and deploy the actions for the requirements within the organization and with the suppliers
• Support other co-departments to achieve TE targets of TTM, savings, quality, delivery and localization
• Contribute to implement TE Procurement strategy
• Responsible for carrying out duties in accordance with the current quality and environmental policies of the company as well as the duties defined in employee’s scope of responsibilities


• Bachelor degree (preferably but not a must) 
• At least 1- 3 years of experience in procurement 
• Experience in the Automotive Industry is a plus
• Negotiation skills
• Project management skills
• Assembly, Moulding or Stamping experience is a plus,
• Ability to demonstrate strong customer focus and continues improvement attitude
• Advanced knowledge in the use of Microsoft Office, i.e. Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint; SAP
• English, and / or German; any other language is an advantage
• Commercial or Legal background is an advantage

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.


Oostkamp, VOV, BE, #

City:  Oostkamp
State:  VOV
Country/Region:  BE
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  66457
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement

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