TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what’s possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS – www.TE.com.

This position reports into Indirect Procurement via the Regional Director and will be supporting the EMEA Region for all commodity groups. The person will be a part of the Procurement Team “supplier” to internal Business Unit customers at both the regional and country level, supporting their budgets and priorities. This person will help define and execute customer projects as a critical path to meeting procurement goals. Additional duties include:

  • preparing/executing RFI/RFP’s

  • providing extensive analytical and strategic input

  • driving cost savings

  • identifying and/or executing process improvements

  • providing recommendations and support to the Global Commodity and Regional Director(s) and successfully implementing the recommendation(s).

Key deliverables include:

  • Hard and Soft Savings Targets

  • Quality Targets (Automated Buy Channels, Voice of the Customer feedback etc.)

  • Spend with Preferred Suppliers and Buyer Turn-around Time

Other Key Indicators include:

  • Pipeline Targets

  • E-sourcing

  • Supplier Reduction

  • Non-PO to PO Targets

In conclusion, the position will be to support the development and execution of the commodity strategies and support the creation of a best in class Global Procurement team, with exemplary results. The qualified individual will drive the commodity to meet the year over year key performance indicators focusing on productivity, delivery, and quality, while driving leading indicators such as savings pipeline and reducing the number of Suppliers.

  • Experience in Purchasing/Procurement (7+ years)

  • Proficient in MS office; advanced Excel, Power point.

  • Excellent communication skills. English language skills in speech and writing.

  • Ability to speak persuasively in front of a large audience which may include management to the executive level.

  • Self-motivated individual with a positive attitude, able to work well with international teams and individuals, not afraid to push for change, but humble in approach.

  • Time zone flexibility and the ability to travel 25 to 75%.

  • Proven ability as a project leader with experience managing large dollar projects/programs.

  • Education: Bachelor level degree in Business, Procurement, Finance or related field. Advanced degree a plus.

  • Strong analytical skills. Ability to analyze complex financial documentation and RFP submissions and make detailed reports and recommendations to senior management. Experience with third party procurement and analysis tools such as Zycus or Ariba.

  • Indirect commodity experience in Procurement or Supply Chain with a Strong knowledge of Indirect Commodities.

  • Complex contract management experience.

Requisition ID: 2017-84776

Business Unit (Current): Transportation Solutions - Automotive

External Company URL: www.tycoelectronics.com