Student Worker (m/f) – Support Strategy Purchasing

TE Connectivity Germany GmbH


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 close to 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS –

At our location in Bensheim we are looking for: 

Student Worker (m/f) – Support Strategy Purchasing 

Main Target Summary: 

Support Strategy Purchasing to achieve targets of Cost, Quality, Delivery and Service Performance of suppliers 

Tasks Summary & Responsibilities 

Support at buyer in the following activities:

  • Identification of appropriate, competitive suppliers (including search for new suppliers), in collaboration with the team and reporting to a buyer in the commodity
  • Creation of quotation packages for the awarding scope, follow-up the RfQ process, track supplier deliverables
  • Cost structure analysis, control of quotes in relation to total cost
  • Preparation of bidding overviews / sourcing recommendations
  • Conduct analyses to assess savings potential and other improvement opportunities
  • Prepare negotiations with assigned suppliers
  • Maintain relevant data and documentation (contracts, SAP purchasing info records, …)
  • Support the development and enhancements of the sourcing strategy
  • Assignments for specific improvement projects

Key Qualifications, Experiences and Knowledge

  • Record of taking on challenges, solution oriented problem solving
  • Experienced working in international teams
  • Work experience in a technical or commercial background is a plus
  • Solid business - law background is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong communication and intercultural skills, willingness to travel and ability to understand and work with other countries and cultures
  • Excellent communication skills in English, German and other languages is a plus
  • Advanced knowledge in the use of MS Office applications, i.e. Excel, Outlook, Word, Powerpoint
  • Negotiation skills
  • SAP knowledge is a plus

Interested? We are looking forward to receive your expressive job application with the reference number 2015-59483 via our career portal: or via Email to  

TE Connectivity Germany GmbH

Human Resources | Ampèrestr. 12-14 | 64625 Bensheim | Germany

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