**At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world.**
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:**
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
**"BUYER III": Future Opportunities**
_By applying to this Talent Pool, you are not applying for a specific position, but joining a community that gives us the opportunity to get to know you and reach out when appropriate_
**What's in it for You?**
We're committed to creating a positive application experience for open positions and talent pool positions. And, by being part of our Talent Pool, you may be one of the first people we contact when a new position arises. We will also continue to keep you informed on the latest company and job news. Note: your confidentiality is important to us!
**Getting Ahead on Talent**
Our goal is to align top talent with roles we know they will succeed in. TE will have the opportunity to get to know you, so that once a position opens, we can apply our skills to align you to the right opportunity and support TE hiring needs as we continue growing our businesses.
_Just beginning your career? Already working for several years? We are looking for all talent from entry-level to executive-level. All we ask is that you specialize in the area the Talent Pool represents._
We drive solutions that power electric vehicles, aircraft, digital factories, and smart homes. Innovation that enables life-saving medical care, sustainable communities, efficient utility networks, and the global communications infrastructure. For more than 75 years, we have partnered with customers to produce highly engineered connectivity and sensing products that make a connected world possible.
**Communications Solutions:** Appliances, Channel, Data & Devices
**Industrial Solutions:** Aerospace, Defense, Marine, Oil & Gas, Energy, Industrial, Medical
**Transportation Solutions:** Application Tooling, Automotive, Industrial and Commercial Transportation, Sensor Solutions
**Creating a Safer, Sustainable, Productive and Connected Future**
At TE, we operate with the highest standards of ethics and sustainability. We embrace our responsibility to the customers and communities we serve as well as to the future of our planet.
**About TE Connectivity**
TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With more than 85,000 employees, including over 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn , Facebook , WeChat and Twitter .
**What TE Connectivity offers:**
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.
+ Generous 401(k) Plan
+ Tuition Reimbursement
+ Benefits start on day one
+ Charity Donation Matching Program
+ Competitive Paid Time Off
+ Employee Resource Groups
+ Employee Stock Purchase Program
+ Healthcare for Associates and Families
+ Health and Wellness Incentives
+ Life Insurance and Disability Protection
Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.
**EOE, Including Disability/Vets**
Berwyn, PA, US, 19312
Travel: Less than 10%
Requisition ID: 88907
TE Connectivity and its subsidiaries, affiliates, and operating units (collectively, the "Company") is committed to providing a work environment that prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristics protected by applicable law or regulation.
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