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.
Responsibilities & Qualifications
To work closely with material planning and production department to identify the purchasing needs and co-ordinate with Warehouse for Inventory management of Direct materials and demand Forecast and flow down forecast to suppliers, ensure material availability in line with demand and production plan
Locate vendors of materials, equipment or supplies, and interview them in order to determine product availability, negotiate directly with vendors to get the best possible pricing & payment terms
Implement Purchasing contracts and agreements with suppliers and perform cost analysis to identify areas of potential cost reduction for materials and services.
Responsible to assist in the receipt of purchased materials and services and keep detailed records of purchases and stocks.
Ensure the purchase and inward tallies and reconcile the records at a defined frequency and facilitate supplier payments
Contact suppliers to ensure that all purchase orders were received by the supplier and that deliveries will ship on time and maintain constant contact through emails, calls with suppliers based at abroad and shipping companies while deliveries are in route.
Notify supply chain team in a timely manner if a critical delivery is going to be late and performing clerical duties and maintaining accurate records and files of activities.
Meeting and collaborating with management to identify solutions for ongoing supply related problems.
Compliance to Global Procurement Procedures and Process, Implement TEOA tools and metrics support Indirect material RFQ & Purchase requisitions and reporting of KPI’s & monitoring on weekly basis, drive corrective and preventive actions with supplier.
EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE
BE / ) B.Tech (Electronic, Mechanical or any )
Deep understanding and professional experience with Purchasing Contracts
Excellent communication, customer service and consulting skills
Expert in expediting management
8+ years’ experience in dealing with techno commercial procurement.
Technical and manufacturing knowledge of commodities such as machining, Plating, molding, stamping etc.
Strong knowledge on SAP MM
Advanced skills with Microsoft Office, especially Excel
Quality Management System knowledge