TE Connectivity Ltd Norwood , MA 02062
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
Provide a focal point for all Norwood personnel requiring purchase requisitions. The buying will be done by indirect buying team.
Become the expert in non-inventory buying for the plant.
Coordinate communication between the buyers, personnel requiring items, corporate purchasing, payables and suppliers.
Assist in resolving issues with invoicing.
Solicit quotes from suppliers.
Initiate set up or reactivation of suppliers as required.
Expediting of critical items
Knowledge of SAP purchasing
Proficient in MS Office, specifically Excel
Excellent attention to detail, problem solving and written and verbal communications skills.
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
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Norwood, MA, US, 02062
Education Experience: High School or Equivalent
Travel: Less than 10%
Nearest Major Market: Boston
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