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Strategic Buyer - Packaging

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 skills (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.



  • Developing & implementing strategy for assigned supplier portfolio in accordance with the commodity strategy for EMEA
  • Responsibility for delivering annual business results (ex. Cost savings, supplier performance and compliance) for assigned commodities
  • Spending analysis, market insights and total cost of ownership
  • Managing sourcing projects, key initiatives, and supplier negotiations
  • Driving reporting process to give visibility to the business unit of cost change projects
  • Managing the day-to-day relationship with suppliers to build long term rapport and drive extraordinary results
  • Performing capacity inspection and minimizing risk in the supply chain

What your background should look like:

  • Very Strong logical and computer-skills
  • 3+ years of experience managing sourcing projects and prioritizing multiple key activities in strategic/direct purchasing
  • Fluent English
  • Experience in cost analysis, price breakdowns
  • Experience in supplier management
  • Experience in managing packaging commodity will be a plus
  • Critical thinking & curiosity
  • Strong potential and willingness to grow within Procurement organization
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics or Engineering


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation

TE Connectivity is a global technology leader enabling a secure, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions have been proven in the most demanding environments, enabling advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy technology, data communications, and for the home. With approximately 85,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, we work with customers in nearly 140 countries. TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


We are pleased to offer you an exciting total package that can also be flexibly adapted to changing life situations - the well-being of our employees is our top priority!

•    Competitive Salary Package
•    Performance-Based Bonus Plans
•    Health and Wellness Incentives
•    Employee Stock Purchase Program
•    Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
•    Employee Resource Group


Across our global sites and business units, we put together packages of benefits that are either supported by TE itself or provided by external service providers. In principle, the benefits offered can vary from site to site.



State:  ZP
Country/Region:  PL
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  92985
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement

Job Segment: Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain, PLM, Procurement, Network, Operations, Management, Technology

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