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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:



  • Develop suppliers per business requirement with cross functions
  • Negotiate with suppliers for master purchasing contract, Quality assurance contract, Non-disclosure agreement, consignment contract etc.
  • Negotiate with suppliers and drive cost reduction based on cost analysis, demand, market data, push back cost increase from suppliers.
  • Drive cost reduction opportunity with engineering team, lead VA/VE projects.
  • Lead quarterly supplier scorecard review to drive supplier performance improvement in quality, delivery, cost
  • Lead annual audit for key suppliers
  • Cooperate with quality team for supplier quality improvement and RMA issue
  • Support material team for supplier delivery pull in
  • Identifies risks, opportunities and lowest performing suppliers. Implement corrective action to mitigate risk and prevent/control emerging problems.
  • Set-up material master and info record in SAP/MRP system.
  • Compile monthly procurement report to track and achieve the procurement KPI (Saving, Delivery, Quality, Supplier base optimization, LCL% etc. )
  • Handle ballpark, RFQ, supplier selection review for NPI projects & migration projects
  • Handle purchase of NPI tooling & sample, ensure supplier’s on-time delivery.
  • Handle engineering change evaluation with engineering team.
  • Conduct regional RFQs and reverse auctions, analyze results, develop recommendations to Commodity Managers and internal customers.
  • Lead projects within assigned commodities as directed by the Regional Commodity Managers. 
  • Follow up EC PR/PO/Sample qualification.
  • Be responsible for supplier FAAR document preparation.





  • Degree in Engineering or related field.
  • Candidate with Engineering background is an added advantage.
  • 5 - 8 years experience in sourcing role, experience in cable, electronics, stamping, molding, tooling is preferred.
  • Good knowledge on precision molding, stamping, electronics, cable and understand plating technology.
  • Good communication and negotiation skills, fluent spoken and written English.
  • Familiar with office software, knowledge of ERP (SAP preferred);
  • Demonstrated ability to perform cost/price analysis with total cost of ownership as objective.
  • Ability to demonstrate value and present to key stakeholders. 
  • Good knowledge of supply market, strategies, risks and opportunities within direct commodities..


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

_, 07, MY, 13600

City:  _
State:  07
Country/Region:  MY
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  93293
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Procurement

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

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