TE Connectivity Buyer Molded & Assembly Parts in SAN SALVO, Italy

TE Connectivity is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our commitment to innovation enables advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. TE’s unmatched breadth of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest of environments, helps build a safer, greener, smarter and more connected world. With 75,000 people – including more than 7,000 engineers – working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, we help ensure that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS - www.TE.com.

The Buyer Molded & Assembly Parts is a part of EMEA Procurement Molding Team. The Team can count on eleven people located in different countries who are responsible for the procurement of injection molded parts and assembly service activity. They look after suppliers nationally and internationally in full screen in different sizes. In particular, the strategy and integration of suppliers and the development and maintenance of existing vendor relationships are important tasks.

  • Position Responsibilities

The Buyer Molded & Assembly Parts manages the associated suppliers, roadmaps created for Strategy, Pricing and Performance and is both internally and externally a main point of contact for all matters relating to the supplier. The roadmaps will be tuned in close collaboration with the Manager Molded & Assembly Parts to whom the Buyer reports in direct line.

He constantly retains the development in the market to keep an eye on price developments, new technologies and manufacturing facilities and to derive measures. Regular visits to suppliers, events and presentation on workshops

(VA / VE, SMED, Kaizen ...) in and with suppliers are just a part, as well as the independent development of cost savings under the aid of other purchasing tools (e-Auctions, Game Theory Negotiations, RFQ / RFI ...).

These tasks are independent from the preparation and negotiation of annual price agreement, standard contracts or negotiations within the framework of the project awards.

Position Qualifications/Competencies

  • Business or Technical University degree

  • Minimum 3 years experienced buyer, knowledge of regional molded/assembly parts supplier base

  • Ideally, already experience on purchasing molded/assembly parts

  • Strong communication and intercultural skills, willingness to travel and ability to understand and work with other countries and cultures

  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office applications, i.e. Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint

  • Ideally, SAP knowledge

  • Excellent communication skills in English, all other languages are a plus

Requisition ID: 2017-82454

Business Unit (Current): Transportation Solutions - Automotive

External Company URL: www.tycoelectronics.com