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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 Supplier Development Teams find and develop suppliers to support the strategic sourcing organization in driving incremental performance in supplier quality, delivery, price and service. They teach new suppliers on how to work with TE (portal access, e-procurement tool usage, TE procedures, etc.). They extend TE Operational Advantage into the supply base to generate continuous improvement in the extended value stream, deliver incremental improvements through supplier development lead projects and achieve improvement targets specific for supplier development. They also help drive selection and development of the best total cost supply option in the region where the commodity or service is consumed. They keep abreast of emerging market options and inform the broader procurement organization of trends and new supply options.

Job Scope

The role incumbent is responsible for coordinate the AP area LCC project related all activity for TE AUTO Global plant.

▪ Molding Tool design concept review

   (Review supplier design if it is followed TE Spec)

Project tracking

   (Track the total project development until tool transfer)

▪ Quality side support

   (On site tool checking, Quality complain handling)

▪ Supplier development

   (CoE Opportunity, Lessons Learning training, TE New spec training)


Technical support

Align with TE each region Tool design engineer, review supplier tool design concept

Create ideas and innovation for new concepts which are fully flexible, scalable, digital and requires minimized capex and lead time.

Molding process analysis

Supplier training concerning specific TE requirements and specifications.

Total tool project tracking

Closely working with TE Global PM and align all activities during the tool development

CoE project support as Molding cycle time improvement, Cost reduction concept, Spec summary

Process improvements internal and cross department / business unit

Tool shop Process Audits – Tracking Action plans

Supplier quality problem solving by using the quality tools as 8D.


Bachelor degree in Engineering and high degree is plus


5+ years working experience and at least 2 years in the Automotive industry

Project management skill

Engineering background as Tool designer or Molding process engineer

Well know about quality control tool

Strong understanding of business unit products

Solid knowledge in the Molding, Stamping die and Connector product

Enough knowledge in the structure of Plastic and Stamping die

Willing to travel and work with the suppliers and peers with different cultural background


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

SHANGHAI, SH, CN, 200233

State:  SH
Country/Region:  CN
Travel:  50% to 75%
Requisition ID:  83066
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement

Job Segment: Engineer, Supply, Procurement, QC, Engineering, Operations, Automotive, Quality

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