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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.

Key Responsibilities

  • Strategic management of supplier portfolio for Tooling and Equipment
  • Search for new suppliers, alternatives for current suppliers and also equipment portfolio
  • Managing the given KPI’s -Savings; Preferred Supplier Spend; Automated Buy Channel; COST Saving Pipeline; E-Source Spend; Benchmarking, General Business partner relationship; PO process management
  • Preparing / Negotiation of Contracts and Supply Agreements with suppliers, Contract Template Management
  • Negotiation of price, Inco- and Payment Terms
  • Support BU cost savings objectives
  • Identify cost saving opportunities and execute
  • Monitoring/analysing the market regarding lead time and technology changes
  • Perform risk analyse and minimize risk in particular projects
  • Cooperation with Process Engineering; R&D; Design-Department, Shop Floor, PM; Legal etc. for projects / issues
  • Maintenance of all relevant Purchase SAP transactions (PR to PO; PO Follow up, PO closing, invoice/goods receipt clarifications, down payments etc.)

What your background should look like:

  • Degree in Mechanical/Electrical/Industrial Engineering preferred
  • Good Business Acumen and analytical skills
  • 5 years work experience, preferably within one of following Industries:
  • Good inter personal, organizational and communication skills 
  • Excellent Negotiation Skills
  • Pro-active and responsive to customer (internal and external) requirements 
  • High level of literacy and numeracy/attention to detail
  • Good time management and ability to prioritize tasks
  • Professional and flexible approach
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Experience with contract management (Equipment/Tooling Commercial Agreement; Service Agreement; LOI; NDA; etc..)  
  • Fluent in English, German and French will be a plus
  • Good skills in SAP, MS Office (Excel/Pivot etc.) 


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications and the home. With approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


What TE Connectivity offers:

We offer competitive rewards & compensation. Our commitment to our employees includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our employees.
•    Competitive Salary Package
•    Performance-Based Bonus Plans
•    Health and Wellness Incentives
•    Employee Stock Purchase Program
•    Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
•    Employee Resource Groups



State:  ZP
Country/Region:  PL
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  68207
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement

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

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