TE Connectivity

Location: Harrisburg

Job Type: Full time


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.

Salary Range: $65,200 - $97,800

What your background should look like:

Primary Responsibilities, Tasks & Deliverables

  • Strategic and tactical support on Plating, Packaging & Miscellaneous commodities.
  • 28M USD Spend
  • Global position
  • Attends different site’s locations
  • KPI focus: STR, DLMP, lead time reduction and supplier consolidation.
  • Continuous RFQ, benchmark & negotiations with suppliers to ensure and increase savings pipeline.
  • Drive innovation and building supplier strategic relationships.
  • Continuous internal communication: ensure cooperation with other departments, BU’s Engineering to achieve cost reduction projects thru VA/VE & OMP activities.
  • Update functional expert on commodity. Goal is to understand and resolve issues related with quality, delivery, cost, and development.
  • Maintain accurate system data.
  • Process focuses on root-cause analysis, risk mitigation, 8D and solving problems methods.
  • Supplier visits, supplier validation & audit if necessary.
  • Support the overall strategy for the commodity, working in partnership with the different BU’s in their region on a consolidated global solution


  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Engineering or Business Administration
  • +5 years of direct experience working at a large manufacturing company: purchasing, supply chain, plating services.
  • English language skills: speech and writing.
  • Computer knowledge: MS-Office, SAP.
  • Strong analytic skills.
  • Motivated employee, not afraid to challenges.
  • Action oriented, with high levels of accountability.
  • Ability to speak persuasively in front of a large audience.
  • Ability to manage both supplier and internal stakeholder relationships.
  • Experience managing demanding deadlines, and changing priorities
  • Must be a strong team player and work well in international teams with members from a wide array of functional backgrounds.

This position requires access to information which is subject to stringent controls under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. lawful permanent resident, person granted asylee status in the U.S., or person admitted into the U.S. as a refugee.

EOE, Including Disability/Vets


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation
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