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Job Overview

Manages direct material tool & spare part sourcing and procurement for the assigned TE plants in Philippines.  Conducts spend/supply base analysis to identify cost reduction opportunities and executes on those opportunities. Localize the supply base.  Manages direct material supplier relationships and performance (quality, delivery, & cost).  Collaborates with Engineering/Manufacturing to obtain cost reduction and Supply Chain to control inventory levels.
•    Develop a local supply base
•    Executes sourcing strategies.
•    Develops and manages supplier relationships and performance.
•    Obtains market, industry, and supplier information for key commodities/materials so that she/he can be referred to as knowledgeable in those areas.
•    Executes the competitive bid, negotiation, and contracting processes for direct materials. 
•    Handles all aspects of negotiations with suppliers including, price, volume, delivery, quality, and service & inventory levels.
•    Collaborates with Design Engineering and manufacturing teams to drive NPI project execution and determine direct material specifications/requirements, and supplier capabilities, and to drive cost reduction.
•    Drive material localization efforts to achieve cost reduction and delivery service flexibility
•    Acts as an escalation point for delivery and quality issues that cannot be resolved by direct material buyers and obtains favorable resolutions for TE.
•    Reports and implements key TE Supply Chain Metrics (STR--delivery, Commercial Productivity—cost reduction, DLPM--quality).
•    Ensures direct materials are sourced in full compliance with TE policies and guidelines.
•    Lead quarterly supplier scorecard review to drive supplier performance improvement in quality, delivery, cost
•    Lead the supplier audit for new vendors
•    Lead annual audit for key suppliers

What your background should look like:

  • What your background should look like:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, or Engineering discipline required; 
  •  A minimum of 8 years of procurement/sourcing experience, at least 3 of these years in a manufacturing environment.  2-3 years of strategic sourcing experience is preferred.
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of experience in the wire/cable connector industry is required; 
  • Experience with resins/plastics and metals/metal products is also a plus.
  • A basic ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications is preferred.
  • Proficient with MS Office tools, primarily Excel, but also Word and PowerPoint. knowledge of ERP (SAP preferred);


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation

Tanauan, BTG, PH, 4232

City:  Tanauan
State:  BTG
Country/Region:  PH
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  113125
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement

Job Segment: Strategic Sourcing, Supply Chain, Procurement, Design Engineer, ERP, Operations, Engineering, Technology