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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:

Tasks Summary & Responsibilities
1.    Establish supplier sourcing strategy for commodity ownership, under consideration of customer needs, that defines strategic suppliers into grow, fix and exit suppliers and maintains product footprint, incl. “make or buy”-analysis.  
2.    Responsible for preparing RFQ’s in aligned with preferred supply base strategy, utilizing E-Tools, awarding new business and negotiation all raw materials, components, and tooling to support Sibas transformation initiative
3.    Responsible for developing LCC supply base in the south-east Asia area to support operational strategic footprint plan. 
4.    Drive the attainment and improvement of relevant procurement KPI’s, incl. Material Productivity (CMP), Lead time performance, delivery (STR/STC), and Quality (DLPM).
5.    Lead Material productivity/External spend reduction initiative for System SV in China and drive cross-functional team for both commercial and technical savings. 
6.    Lead the optimization of the Supplier Footprint, incl. setup of new suppliers, reducing number of supplier and supplier consolidation activities. 
7.    Responsible for improving material productivity by maintaining 125% material pipeline, CMP, TEBIT and WAV analysis
8.    Responsible for contracting of supplier commercial agreements, incl. bailment, inventory management and supply agreements.  
9.    Collect and maintain capabilities and capacities of suppliers to avoid constraints
10.    Responsible for conducting QBR’s with strategic suppliers and the drive of respective corrective actions
11.    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)
12.    Responsible for calculating impact and getting the PIA approved
13.    Ensure that all suppliers meet TE requirements for compliance (RoHs, Reach, conflict minerals, supplier portal usage) 
14.    Drive the usage of the of the Supplier Portal by utilization of tactical buyer department
15.    Support plant team for Operations Certifications with special focus on Procurement requirements


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation

XIAMEN, FJ, CN, 361101

State:  FJ
Country/Region:  CN
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  84876
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement

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

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