TE Connectivity MGR II PROCUREMENT in HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania

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.

Application Tooling Business Unit has an opening for a North America Procurement Manager. This is a key leadership role with responsibility for 8 procurement professionals. This position is located at 100 AMP Drive, Harrisburg, PA. This role reports to the Director of Global Operations for Application Tooling.

You will be responsible for the following more specific duties:

  • Responsible for developing and implementing multi-year strategy for DMS Spend of $20MM

  • Develop appropriate commodity strategies to support the Business Unit Goals accomplishment

  • Leads team to achieve established goals in supplier quality, delivery, price and service

  • Collaborates cross-BU and cross-region for optimal TE leverage

  • Drive execution on sourcing and new product development initiatives

  • Drives continuous improvement via TEOA-P throughout the procurement function.

  • Extends TEOA into the supply base to generate improvement in the extended value stream

  • Helps drive selection and development of best total cost supply option in region where commodity or service is consumed.

  • Aligns strategy and execution with cross-functional partners, such as engineering, manufacturing, product management and functional owners

  • Demonstrates a high level of expertise in procurement competencies (business/supply chain acumen, negotiation, sourcing strategy development and execution)

  • Assures results are delivered compliant with TE policies and procedures.

  • Recommends cost savings proposals including make vs. buy analysis, alternative sourcing, and supplier evaluation criteria.

  • Provide leadership to NA team, identify and develop talent pipeline

  • Requirements: The ideal candidate must have:

    • Bachelors level degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or related field.
  • 7+ years’ experience in Procurement role

  • Proven experience in management and leadership skills

  • SAP Experience preferred

  • Working knowledge of custom machining, fabricated metal, PBL commodities a plus

  • Strong interpersonal and people skills.

  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal

  • Self-motivated individual with a positive attitude, able to work well with global teams, and individuals, not afraid to push for change

  • Must be extremely organized and able to meet or exceed critical deadlines

  • Ability for periodic travel required

  • Results driven

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

Requisition ID: 2016-75582

Business Unit (Current): Transportation Solutions - Application Tooling