TE Connectivity BUYER I in JUAREZ CHIHUAHUA, Mexico

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 falls under the Global Procurement Organization, Indirect Materials and Services.

This position reports to the Purchasing Supervisor for the Mexico Border Region who reports to the Purchasing Regional Manager in Mexico who reports to the Director of Americas Indirect Procurement.

In general it is expected this position provides an execution of the contracts set up by the Commodity Managers, actively perform the tactical work while looking in process improvements to drive changes to move in the Global Procurement Strategy including but not limited to promoting and implementing e-Catalogues with the internal customers where the application allows it. It is also expected to work on project savings as a result of the tactical function and follow Corporate and B.U. policies and procedures.

Responsibilities & Qualifications: This section should include the following information, which enhances the summary in the overview:

  • Essential Functions:

Responsible for obtaining indirect material and services, gathers quotations, examines bids, and makes awards. Performs cost analysis and volume planning for the commodities assigned. Evaluates vendor reliability, developing new supply sources where required. Coordinates purchasing activities with manufacturing and engineering departments to agree tooling and equipment needs to support Operations. Monitors cost, schedule, and scope of assigned subcontracts to assure best quality at best value. Recommends cost saving proposals including make vs. buy analysis, alternative sourcing, and vendor evaluation criteria.

Also responsible for meeting and desirable exceeding expectations in regards to the Indirect Procurement metrics (KPIs), including but not limited to productivity, quality, delivery, savings project pipeline, consolidation of suppliers and driving the spend with TE´s preferred and strategic suppliers.

  • Nonessential Functions: Desirable, but not necessary, aspects of the job.

Auditing vendors.

  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Specific minimum competencies required for job performance.

At least 3 years of experience in purchasing for electronics and electric industries, coordination of projects to improve processes and to drive Cost Savings, able to work under stress, organized, results oriented. Bilingual, or at least 90% of English written and spoken.

  • Minimum Qualifications: Minimum level of education and experience required to perform the job.

College degree in IE / Ing. Industrial, International Business, or Bachelor degree in administration or similar.

  • Success Factors: Personal competencies that contribute to an individual’s ability to excel on the job.

Ability to understand internal customer needs, agility to learn, discretion, ability to establish relationships and work on a continuous improvement focus and driving to provide an Extraordinary Customer Experience.

Requisition ID: 2017-81876

Business Unit (Current): Industrial Solutions - TE Energy

External Company URL: www.tycoelectronics.com