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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.
What your background should look like:


Responsible for supporting Strategic Procurement activities in Japan for the Appliances BU.

Work with engineering teams & Appliances internal manufacturing facilities to quote & source materials & tooling.

Develop new sources of supply when required to meet cost & technology objectives.

Engage with new Product Development teams in Japan to meet cost & timeline objectives.

Drive cost savings initiatives in Japan.

Manage all other procurement activities in Japan related to product migrations, supplier management issues, contracting, & quoting. 


Degree or Diploma in Business Management, Logistics or Supply Chain Preferred.

5+ years in a Strategic Procurement role.

Good Japanese & English skills with fluent conversational communication ability.

Willingness to travel (25% travel) throughout the AP region.

Strong time management skills and the ability to work well to deadlines.

Basic project management skills.

Strong interpersonal skills & the ability to influence team members

Strong data analysis skills.  Must have good working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Power Point). 

Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

Shanghai, 31, CN, 200333

City:  Shanghai
State:  31
Country/Region:  CN
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  53689
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement

Job Segment: Strategic Sourcing, Engineer, Business Manager, Procurement, Operations, Engineering, Strategy, Management

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