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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.
What your background should look like:

Major Target:

The Strategic Sourcing Analyst is responsible for defining and implementing sourcing strategies for assigned commodity within global Private/Brand Label (PBL) procurement team and suppliers to reach the respective sourcing targets in delivery, productivity, cost, and quality. Moreover, this position is responsible for supplier negotiations, supplier capacity management, and supplier compliance with relevant TE requirements.


Create sourcing strategy, under strong consideration of customer needs, of each commodity or product line.
Lead the NPI with suppliers and PDE /PM team.
Drive the attainment of major procurement KPI’s: Material Productivity (CMP), Lead time performance, Delivery (STR), and Quality (DLPM).
Responsible for preparing RFQ’s, awarding new business and negotiating of components and tooling. Support New Product Introduction (NPI) process of procurement per RASI defined.
Responsible for contracting of supplier commercial agreements, includes NDA, PBL contract, inventory management, VMI, Scheduling Agreement and etc. Collect and maintain capabilities and capacities of suppliers to avoid constraints.
Accountable for info record and PO accuracy and communicate relevant data to tactical buyer, incl. lead time, price and MOQ;
Manage the tool life cycle at supplier. Ensure data of Outside Vendor (OV) production tools is captured and delivered to finance.
Manage Supplier Footprint, incl. setup of new suppliers, reducing number of supplier and resourcing activities
Responsible for resolving supplier’s commercial or tactical issues as required.
Ensure Minimal Order Quantity (MOQ) and Lead Time (LT) optimization for purchased components.
Ensure that all suppliers meet TE requirements for compliance (RoHs, Reach, conflict minerals, supplier portal usage). Conduct risk assessments of supplier and mitigate actions.
Responsible for conducting QBR’s with strategic suppliers and the drive of respective corrective actions


3-10 years’ experience in Procurement or Supply Chain management leadership role. Commodity management experience a plus.
Education: Bachelor level degree in Business, Supply Chain, Sourcing/ Procurement, Finance or related field.  Advanced degree a plus.
Self-motivated individual with a positive attitude, able to work well with international teams and individuals, not afraid to push for change.
Strong analytical skills. Ability to analyze complex financial documentation and RFP submissions and make detailed reports and recommendations to management. 
Demonstrated negotiation skills.
Ability for periodic travel required. (25% above)
Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
SAP experience is a must

Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

SHENZHEN, 44, CN, 215321

State:  44
Country/Region:  CN
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  60893
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement

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

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