TE Connectivity's Purchasing Teams are responsible for obtaining materials, components, equipment and services, gather quotations, examine bids, and award contracts.
They perform cost analysis and volume planning for commodities, evaluate vendor reliability and develop new supply sources where required.
They coordinate purchasing activities with the manufacturing and engineering departments to maintain inventory at planned levels and monitor cost, schedule, and scope of assigned subcontracts to assure best quality at best value.
They also look for and recommend cost saving proposals including make vs. buy analysis, alternative sourcing, and vendor evaluation criteria as well as develop specifications for new contract orders.
What your background should look like :
o Procurement of raw material, equipment, consumables and services according to purchasing procedures
o Follow and communicate purchasing procedures to departments; assist departments with purchasing requests
o Coordinate material transfer between plants.
o Work with production planning and engineering to align supplier and customer requirements
o Work closely with the quality department in relation to material specifications and conditions
o Maintain contact with suppliers to establish relationships and give feedback on performance.
o Review open order reports and update as necessary.
o Coordinate with sales on the Kanban forecast.
Education and Experience :
o Minimum 3 years of experience and knowledge in purchasing and inventory.
o Bachelor’s in business administration, Industrial Engineering or similar
o Excellent computing skills, including knowledge and application of Office Suite and MRP.
o Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing with staff at all levels of the organization.
o Ability to evaluate and minimize costs and evaluate purchase quantities.
o Competent organization skills and effective interpersonal skills.
o Ability to handle confidential and intellectual property information.
o Ability to write routine reports
o Ability to work under pressure.
Values : Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation