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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:

Skills & Abilities Required:

•5 – 7 years experience
•Fluent in English and German is a must
•Technical background is advantage
•Very good communication skills
•Agile and motivated



Tasks Summary & Responsibilities

•Create a supplier sourcing strategy, under strong consideration of customer needs, that defines strategic suppliers into grow, fix and exit suppliers and maintains product footprint, incl. “make or buy”-analysis.
•Drive the attainment and improvement of relevant procurement KPI’s, incl. Material Productivity (CMP), Lead time performance, delivery (STR/STC), and Quality (DLPM)
•Responsible for improving material productivity by maintaining 125% material pipeline, CMP, TEBIT and WAV analysis
•Responsible for contracting of supplier commercial agreements, incl. bailment, inventory management and supply agreements
•Responsible for preparing RFQ’s, utilizing E-Tools, awarding new business and negotiation all raw materials, components, and tooling
•Lead the optimization of the Supplier Footprint, incl. setup of new suppliers, reducing number of supplier and resourcing activities
•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
•Responsible for conducting QBR’s with strategic suppliers and the drive of respective corrective actions
•Ensure and Drive MOQ optimization for material/components (incl. finished goods) used by the plant for production and establish supplier agreements, e. g. VMI, EDI, consignment, Scheduling Agreements frame order review, blanket PO)
•Responsible for calculating impact and getting the PIA approved
•Ensure data on OV tools is captured and delivered to finance.
•Ensure NPI alignment to global sourcing commodity strategy and limit number of new suppliers
•Conduct risk assessments for new suppliers and legacy suppliers not done yet.
•Ensure that all suppliers meet TE requirements for compliance (RoHs, Reach, conflict minerals, supplier portal usage) 
•Drive the usage of the of the Supplier Portal by utilization of tactical buyer department
•Manage the tool life cycle at suppliers
•Support plant team for Operations Certifications with special focus on Procurement requirements
•Support the tactical buyer in the following tasks: inventory management components, manage outside product shelf life (Plant/DC), and block invoices
•Support insourcing activities lead by operations and participate in supplier quality audits


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

TRUTNOV, 525, CZ, 541 83

State:  525
Country/Region:  CZ
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  86709
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement

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

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