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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

Leads AP direct material sourcing and procurement to support cash flow management and margin improvements. Collaborates between sub regions and works closely with Center-led Procurement to align on commodity strategy. Manages direct material supplier relationships and performance (quality, delivery, & cost). Collaborates with Engineering/Manufacturing to obtain cost reduction and Supply Chain to control inventory levels. Annual spend is about $900M.

  • Strengthening commodity collaboration through regions
  • Define sourcing strategy to optimize, integrate supplier base and drive commodity productivity
  • Finding new suppliers for related commodities to achieve Business Unit objectives, to support business growth needs
  • Be the representative of TE to resolve the critical supplier issues
  • Working with operation team to better align supply chain
  • Drive TEOA-P cross country
  • Collaborate with supplier quality team and procurement in each country to drive supplier COPQ reduction project cross regions
  • Drive material localization effort to achieve cost reduction and delivery service flexibility

What your background should look like:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, or Engineering discipline required
  • More than 8 years of procurement/sourcing experience with minimum 3-years management experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in the wire/cable industry is required
  • Experience with resins/plastics and metals/metal products are also a plus
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications is preferred
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills



Managing and Measuring Work
Motivating Others
Building Effective Teams
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

SHANGHAI, SH, CN, 200233

State:  SH
Country/Region:  CN
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  66957
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement

Job Segment: Strategic Sourcing, Manager, Engineer, Operations, Management, Engineering, Strategy, Automotive

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