Strategic Sourcing Analyst

Requisition ID:  22217
Location:  Winston Salem, NC, US, 27101
Alternative Locations: 
Education Experience:  Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)
Employment Experience:  5-7 years
Travel:  25% to 50%


Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $13 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

When every connection counts, TE’s Industrial & Commercial Transportation (ICT) business unit delivers reliable connectivity products designed to withstand harsh environmental conditions for on and off-highway vehicles and recreational transportation. As a world leader in rough and rugged connectivity, depend on TE’s ICT to provide innovative solutions for field applications where failure is not an option. Some of our key technologies include terminals and connectors, custom cable assemblies, relays and switching modules, inductive systems, and wire and cable.

Job Overview

This position will serve as the procurement interface for 2 activities: 1) All the sustaining / NPI activities (duplication; replacement) across all the ICT North America and 2) serve as the main connection point between ICT and various Inter-company (Interco) organizations & plants.  Both activities will be split both strategically and operationally in that for Interco transactions, the person will be operationally doing analysis, reviewing plant delivery commitments while optimizing the ordering and SAP processes for long-term.  For sustaining NPI projects, the person will be responsible for following procurement process and structure on sourcing reviews, competitive quoting and analysis, reviewing of commodity strategies and recommending gap closures where applicable.

Responsibilities & Qualifications


- Serve as the key procurement interface to the all sustaining project teams.
- As necessary, attend the project meetings (regular and technical) with other specialist departments as a permanent team member
- Work with project manager(s) on all relevant LeanPD gate review processes to ensure all procurement activities are addressed in timely manner.
- Be an active member of procurement team and work with commodity owners to drive enhancements and identify gap to existing commodity strategies as well as actively work with supplier development for successful on-boarding of new suppliers.
- Develop relationships with key external suppliers/partners as well as internal corporate stakeholders to drive timely sourcing of all purchased items.
- Lead sourcing activities for all tooling & component sourcing council reviews for supplier selection in conjunction with commodity leads, supplier quality and engineering teams.
- Work with commodity owners for leverage opportunity of new projects to drive necessary cost reduction initiatives.
- As required, serve as the main point of contact between ICT plants & other inter-company organizations (Interco) to drive communication improvements on delivery commitments, alternate sourcing strategies and potential external supplier moves.


- Minimum of Bachelors degree (Master preferred) in engineering, supply chain, procurement, quality.
- At least 3-5 years of releveant procurement or new project support experience.
- Automotive industry experience a plus.
- Experience with project management software as well as project management understanding
- Experience in cost breakdown as well as landed cost analysis
- Practical understanding of basic operational issues (Kanban, JIT, Kaizen, 5S, VA / VE, Lean)
- SAP experience a plus.


  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
  • Action Oriented
  • Budgets/Cost Control
  • Business Acumen
  • Comfort Around Higher Management
  • Communication
  • Conflict Management
  • Customer Focus
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Dealing with Paradox
  • Decision Making/Judgment
  • Drive for Results
  • Global Perspective
  • Innovation Management
  • Leadership
  • Listening
  • Managing Conflict
  • Managing Diversity
  • Managing for Results
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Patience
  • Planning
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Self-Development
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Timely Decision Making

Nearest Major Market: Winston-Salem

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