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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 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.


-    Lead and develop a global team of strategic sourcing, supplier development and new product design sourcing talent
-    Establish and drive global sourcing strategy for product lines and commodities 
-    Lead the development of a roadmap for make-vs-buy decisions globally with cross functional team
-    Global alignment and responsibility for all relevant KPIs including productivity, delivery, quality, and other operational targets
-    Effective cross-functional partnership to ensure new products coming to market through our project management processes achieve project timing and cost target, support engineering in new product development 
-    Manage resources in conjunction with supply chain organization to ensure global support for both strategic and tactical buying activities
-    Own continuous improvement in the function

What your background should look like:

-    Change agility and willingness to respectfully confront the status quo
-    Experience hiring, developing, and leading a global team
-    Cultural competence
-    Sourcing experience
-    Direct materials sourcing experience in manufacturing companies preferred
-    Ability to communicate and influence at all levels of the organization
-    Assertiveness and responsibility for decision making and driving
-    Proficiency in English writing and speaking
-    Able to travel (up to 25%)
-    Bachelor’s degree. Advanced degree is a plus


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:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  87702
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement

Job Segment: Strategic Sourcing, Senior Product Manager, PLM, Supply Chain, Procurement, Operations, Management

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