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Company: Te Connectivity

Location: Winston-Salem, NC

Date Posted: August 21, 2014

Source: TE Connectivity

STRATEGIC SOURCING ANALYST III

Location

US-NC-WINSTON SALEM

Requisition ID

2014-55823

Alternative Work Site

..

Posted Date

8/21/2014

ITAR

No

Business Unit

Transportation Solutions - Automotive

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Opportunity Details:

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TE Connectivity is an industry leader with an entrepreneurial spirit, fueled by innovation and collaboration. Our emphasis on forward thinking has attracted the brightest industry minds, allowing them to thrive and create breakthrough solutions that deliver a competitive advantage to our customers.

TE Connectivity is a global, $14 billion company that designs and manufactures approximately 500,000 products that connect and protect the flow of power and data inside the products that touch every aspect of our lives. Our nearly 100,000 employees partner with customers in virtually every industry?from consumer electronics, energy and healthcare, to automotive ...

STRATEGIC SOURCING ANALYST III

Location

US-NC-WINSTON SALEM

Requisition ID

2014-55823

Alternative Work Site

..

Posted Date

8/21/2014

ITAR

No

Business Unit

Transportation Solutions - Automotive

Apply for this Career Opportunity :

Interested in this opportunity?
Refer a friend to this job

Apply for this job online

Opportunity Details:

Consider a career with us:

TE Connectivity is an industry leader with an entrepreneurial spirit, fueled by innovation and collaboration. Our emphasis on forward thinking has attracted the brightest industry minds, allowing them to thrive and create breakthrough solutions that deliver a competitive advantage to our customers.

TE Connectivity is a global, $14 billion company that designs and manufactures approximately 500,000 products that connect and protect the flow of power and data inside the products that touch every aspect of our lives. Our nearly 100,000 employees partner with customers in virtually every industry?from consumer electronics, energy and healthcare, to automotive, aerospace and communication networks?enabling smarter, faster, better technologies to connect products to possibilities.

TE Connectivity is an independent publicly traded company whose common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol TEL.

Overview:

This position will be part of the North America (NA) Automotive (Auto) Procurement organization. The selected candidate will support the development and execution of the overall Tooling commodity strategy for NA. The initial focus for this position is to support New Mold procurement for new product development and sustaining engineering functions. The selected candidate will be involved with the following initiatives on a routine basis to help improve execution of all facets of Tooling Procurement for the NA-Auto region.

* Supplier Quality and Delivery Performance
* Lead Time reduction for time to market and time to volume projects
* Reduce overall cost impact of tooling with competition and contractual agreements.
* Improve overall service of procurement to both internal (TE) and external (Suppliers) customers of tooling

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

Responsibilities:

* Facilitate procurement of Tooling for assigned customer groups. Executes the competitive bid, negotiation, contracting processes and/or technical continuous improvement for assigned commodities or services; collaborates cross-region and cross-BU to optimize TE leverage.
* Learn, promote and provide instruction on established processes, standard works and best demonstrated practices developed to support NA-Auto and the Tooling supply base.
* Focus areas include:
* New Tooling Quotes Documentation
* New Tool Approval Process
* Quoting ethics
* Project Reviews

* Act as an interface between supply base and internal customer to provide project support for issues related to supplier performance.
* Maintain accurate reporting and communication for supplier capabilities, capacity and performance information for improving supplier selection process.
* Participate/Support supplier development efforts based on technical deficiency or areas of weak performance. This can include developing a corrective action plan to address non-compliant issues. A Tool Shop Audit and/or root cause analysis (8D or 5S) may be required to help develop an appropriate corrective action plan.
* Perform Business reviews with Strategic Suppliers.
* Facilitate periodic Voice of the Customer sessions with internal customers. The focus being to maintain or improve procurement performance.
* Participate in the development and deployment of multi-year strategies for tooling that are aligned with the internal and external molding strategies.
* Identify and implement cost savings projects related to the tooling commodity
* Support the TEOA-P initiatives and Star Level attainment for NA-Auto.
* Assure results are delivered compliant with TE policies and procedures.

Qualifications:

* Bachelors Degree with 2-3 years of relevant work experience or 7 years of tooling experience
* Engineering Degree Preferred
* Strong knowledge of Tooling required
* Proficiency in MS Office; advanced Excel and Powerpoint.
* SAP Experience is highly desirable
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
* Proficiency in Spanish preferred.
* Proven ability to manage multiple projects
* Strong analytical skills
* Willingness to travel
* Customer Focused

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