TE Connectivity

Location: Fairview, North Carolina

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

The Strategic Sourcing Analyst role is responsible for identifying, analyzing, developing project plans, actions and metrics associated with the performance improvement with a select group of suppliers. The position focuses on Supplier Delivery, Quality and Inventory Performance improvements. It is a position to build relationships with the Supply Chain, Strategic Sourcing and Operations organizations to become an invested team member to meet our customers’ needs.


As Strategic Sourcing Analyst your responsibilities would include but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for assessing supplier capabilities to ensure supplier is able to reach the level of performance, capability and capacity required to meet our business needs
  • Will also work with the assigned Supplier Quality Engineer to help identify and resolve any quality issues with targeted supplier
  • This position will teach suppliers on how to work with TEOA (TE Operational Advantage) Tools
  • Coach new team members on how to work within TE guidelines (portal access, e-procurement tool usage, TE procedures, etc.)
  • Work with Commodity Managers and Strategic Sourcing Specialists to manage supplier relationship within Monthly performance reviews and Quarterly business reviews
  • Work as support for various TE manufacturing sites, focusing on how supplied material impacts the business unit strategy in term of availability and inventory
  • Monitor and communicate key supplier performance metrics
  • Engage with Sourcing and Development teams to plan and execute Supplier Town Hall meeting

This position requires access to information that 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 residents, persons granted asylee status in the U.S., or persons admitted into the U.S. as a refugee.

What your background should look like:

  • Motivated individual with the ability to learn quickly and work in a self-directed work environment with minimal supervision
  • Ability to take ownership of actions and lead to closure. Strong project management skills.
  • A clear communicator who can speak and present confidently to a diverse audience, including senior management
  • Technically competent to interface with Manufacturing, Engineering, Purchasing, Materials, Supply / Demand Management as well as all levels within the Supplier’s organization
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited university in Engineering, Operations, Procurement, Supply Chain, or other related disciplines.
  • Proficient with MS-Office and SAP products.
  • Experience with Procurement, Strategic Sourcing or Supply Chain fields
  • Practical Problem Solving, 8D, 5 why, Fishbone experience
  • Willingness to travel and interact proactively with TE manufacturing site personnel and suppliers (up to 50%)

A plus to have

  • Certified Supply Chain Professional (APICS) is a plus
  • Certified AS9100 Auditor or similar Quality Management System Understanding of Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) is a plus


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Inclusion, Innovation, Teamwork

TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions enable the distribution of power, signal and data to advance next-generation transportation, renewable energy, automated factories, data centers, medical technology and more. With more than 85,000 employees, including 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries. TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat, Instagram and X (formerly Twitter).


  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $105,760-158,640 (subject to change dependent on physical location)
  • Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. TE Connectivity reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the experience/qualification of the selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.
  • Total Compensation = Base Salary + Incentive(s) + Benefits


  • A comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401(k), disability, life insurance, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off and voluntary benefits.

EOE, Including Disability/Vets