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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.

Position Overview

  • This position will provide strategic and tactical support to the center led global strategic sourcing manager for PCB, Magnetics, and EM.
  • This position will support a global spend of $150M, he will be leading the Asia pacific with $70Mil spend.
  • This position will need to support other regions on China based suppliers.
  • This position will involve sourcing of potential supplier & supplier development for China based suppliers on Global commodity strategy (PCB, Magnetics & EM)
  • Supplier visits, supplier process validation, supplier survey or pre-audit visit to factory is part of developing of potential supplier.
  • The position will report in to corporate purchasing specifically the Global Strategic Sourcing Manager for PCB, Magnetics, and EM.
  • The qualified individual will support the implementation of the global commodity strategy and drive the commodity in their region to meet the year over year key performance indicators, including productivity, delivery, quality, supplier consolidation and supplier material compliance.
  • Driving leading indicators such as savings pipeline, low cost localization, supplier optimization, and lead time reduction
  • Support the overall strategy for the commodity, working in partnership with the different BU’s in their region on a consolidated global solution.

Responsibilities & Qualifications I

  • Negotiations with suppliers and internal customers on the strategy and best total cost of ownership.
  • Global and Regional RFQ and benchmark activity
  • Drive KPI improvement including STR, DLPM, Supplier consolidation and lead time reduction
  • Support the development of a global strategic supplier list that is technically and competitively advanced that it provides an advantage for TE.
  • Lead in supplier negotiations and selection.
  • Functional expert on commodity related issues such as part qualification, quality, delivery, cost, and development.
  • Drive new supplier development with a focus on best total cost of ownership.
  • Ensure lowest upfront cost by aiding in supplier and technical selection.
  • Work closely with Commodity Managers in the Business Units to support supplier negotiation strategies and ensure the sharing of best-practices

Responsibilities & Qualifications II

  • Work closely with BU Engineering teams over supplier selection and cost reduction through VA/VE and OMP activities.
  • Provide monthly KPI reports and gap closure plans to key stakeholders and senior management.
  • Drive innovation and building supplier strategic relationships.
  • Hold supplier QBRs.
  • Maintain accurate system data, such as commodity codes
  • Identify supplier risks, and actively manage, ensuring necessary actions are taken to mitigate the risks.
  • Help create and maintain the corporate strategy.
  • Support Supplier Material Compliance Management for PCB, Magnetics and EM
  • Develop & support supplier workshops

Profile I

  • Related PCB experience and technical knowledge on PCB will be beneficial.
  • Relevant electronics components experience will be beneficial.
  • Direct experience working at large electronic company (3 years minimum).
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills demonstrated by the ability to communicate effectively across all levels of the organization and with suppliers.
  • Motivated employee who is not afraid to challenge company "norms" and push for change.
  • Action oriented, with high levels of accountability.
  • Ability to speak persuasively in front of a large audience.

Profile II

  • Ability to manage both supplier and internal stakeholder relationships.
  • Experience managing demanding deadlines, and changing priorities
  • Ability to build strong business relationships with other functional areas to best support mutual objectives.
  • An employee who understands the direct material purchasing and the technical aspect of the commodities global business.
  • Must be a strong team player and work well in international teams with members from a wide array of functional backgrounds.
  • Time zone flexibility and an ability to travel (e.g. 20% mainly regional, with some global).
  • English language skills in speech and writing.
  • Completed, accredited 4-year university degree preferably Electrical Engineering, Business Administration or direct cable/electronic components experience of 5 years or more.
  • Computer knowledge: MS-Office. SAP

SHANGHAI, SH, CN, 200233

State:  SH
Country/Region:  CN
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  78023
Alternative Locations:  SHENZHEN
Function:  Procurement

Job Segment: Strategic Sourcing, Engineer, Electrical, ERP, Operations, Engineering, Technology, Strategy

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