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Director, COE Procurement - Cost Analytics

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

Reporting to the Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer, the Director, Center of Excellence Procurement – Cost Analytics will identify and deliver incremental productivity to the TE enterprise.  This is a newly created role will serve all TE Business Units (BU’s) and will require the ability to collaborate very closely with the Manufacturing Engineering COE team.  The Procurement COE will utilize cost modeling software to identify gaps in product costs,  and work closely with supplier and BU Commodity experts to close gaps.  In addition, the Procurement COE will work on site with supplier to implement process improvement to facilitate additional productivity.  The ideal candidate will have desire and drive for upward mobility and exhibit the required values, performance, and behaviors to enable such career progression.


Key Responsibilities
•    Utilize cost modeling software to identify product cost gaps.
•    Lead a COE Procurement team of 3 team members in NA, EMEA and AP to identify productivity at suppliers.  This may be utilizing software, on site supplier workshops, quality support, etc.
•    Responsible to achieve annual goals for assigned KPIs including cost and quality
•    Responsible to lead idea generation and execution of ideas across all BU’s to ensure a sustainable pipeline of material productivity initiatives
•    Be able to capture the needs of the BUs and fulfill their expectations in COE related KPIs and service level as internal customers.
•    Responsible for driving continuous improvement (TEOA) for Procurement COE
•    In collaboration with Procurement peers, develop and execute talent development plans for the individual team members and succession planning.
•    Manage relations with all key suppliers who are engaged in Procurement COE Project
•    Works in accordance with the TE processes, values and behaviors.

What your background should look like:

•    At least 5 years of relatable Data Analytics or Manufacturing Engineering  
•    Experience with Cost Modeling Software tools
•    Strong IT Skills: SAP, advanced knowledge of MS Excel, Powerpoint, Word
•    Prior experience managing a team
•    Possess strong and sound continuous improvement disciplines and convictions; Proven success in these areas is a must.
•    Proven track record that demonstrates ability to achieve desired results.
•    Strong people & organizational leadership skills.
•    Excellent oral and written communication skills towards staff, peers, suppliers, internal customers and leadership.
•    Ability to prioritize manage complexity in a fast-paced environment.
•    Very Strong problem-solving skills.
•    University degree in business related field, engineering or equivalent.

Key Attributes
  • Culture: drives and has the resilience to sustain a winning culture and required organization structure that is responsive and adaptable to change; collaborative yet accountable; ensures the right example is set in providing specific feedback to encourage performance/professional development of those on the team and across the organization. 
  • High engagement & ownership: hands on executive who develops a granular view of the business and able to dig deep as needed into the business/issues and lead by example, sets the right operating cadence and is personally accountable for the organization results, rolls up his/her sleeves to get to work and help solve problems. 
  • Pace & energy: high energy, sets a quick pace and demonstrates a real sense of urgency and ensuring the right focus on things that matter most to create value.
  • Results focused: results-oriented, delivers consistently against both short term and long-term plans, constantly raises the bar on performance and leads the organization toward a higher level of achievement. 
  • Leadership style: Humble, team player yet highly competitive and motivated by opportunity & challenge to drive the business forward and build a sustainable organization, strong communication skills that are crisp, credible and which instill confidence in the organization and creates strong followership. 

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.


Remote, PA, US, 17057

City:  Remote
State:  PA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  58361
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement
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