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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.

Responsibilities & Profile

Define and implement a sourcing strategy to reach the procurement targets in timing, productivity and quality

Tasks Summary & Responsibilities

  • Responsible for defining supplier strategy and classification (grow/fix/exit/develop) for the assigned suppliers and commodities - with strong cooperation with Supplier Quality and Supply Chain Management.
  • Responsible to screen the market to identify suppliers and demands for the future and to identify development partners under guidance.
  • Leads quarterly business reviews with strategic suppliers, including review of financial, quality, and delivery performance targets.
  • Drives cost reductions through annual negotiations to meet annual budget objective.
  • Responsible to develop saving plans for the assigned suppliers and commodities to reach the saving target.
  • Ensures compliance with the global sourcing process and policies for all activities under responsibility
  • Accountable for SAP data maintenance.
  • Responsible to align required capacities with suppliers including end of life strategy.
  • Responsible to solve contractual issues with suppliers.
  • Responsible to negotiate contracts with suppliers.
  • Checks and does plausibilisation of regular reports as well as pushing for Data accuracy / clean-up.
  • Responsible to work on process improvements and to update or create the required the required documentation.



  • Bachelor degree in Economics or Industrial Engineering or equivalent
  • 2 years experience in procurement
  • Advanced ability in strategic thinking
  • Create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans, broad knowledge of strategies and tactics of the marketplace, knows trends
  • Proven track record in Negotiation skills
  • Knowledge of regional and global supplier base for commodity
  • Ability to work in matrix environment with multi-cultural team
  • Ability to demonstrate strong customer focus and continues improvement attitude
  • Motivated individual with excellent problem solving skills, good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Advanced knowledge in the use of SAP and Microsoft Office, i.e. Excel, Outlook, Word, Powerpoint
  • Fluent English at negotiation level, local language is a plus


Please send your cv in English


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

SAN SALVO, TO, IT, 66050

State:  TO
Country/Region:  IT
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  70747
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement

Job Segment: Procurement, Engineer, ERP, Purchasing, Operations, Engineering, Technology, Finance, Automotive

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