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Senior Manager, Operations


Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

TE is now one of the largest sensor companies in the world, with innovative sensor solutions that help customers transform concepts into smart, connected creations. TE’s unmatched portfolio of intelligent, efficient and high-performing sensor solutions are used for customers across several industries, from automotive, industrial and commercial transportation and aerospace and defense, to medical solutions and consumer applications.

Job Overview

The Plant Manager at TE Connectivity is responsible for driving cross-functional alignment within supply chain, production, EHS, quality, engineering, and HR. In this role, you'll leverage your experience in aerospace/defense manufacturing to drive the site forward and maintain its competitiveness in the aerospace electronics industry.

  • Ensure all migration activities supporting production line transfers and facility stand up according to plan and within budget
  • Manage plant operations, production planning, maintenance and controlling
  • Develop strategic plan to advance the company’s mission and objectives and to promote revenue, profitability and growth as an organization
  • Annual budget planning and reporting with each individual department
  • Continuous improvement of production efficiency, lean process management and profit margins
  • Coordinate plant activities through with departmental supervisors to ensure that total manufacturing objectives are accomplished in the timely and cost-effective manner
  • Ensure adequate provision of personnel, equipment and materials within  budget to achieve plant goals
  • Manage the proper use and maintenance of buildings, premises, machines and tools, including preventive maintenance and repair plans in accordance with production obligations
  • Develop and maintain programs and policies to ensure a highly effective and motivated workforce
  • Evaluation of training needs and establishing of training plans
  • Fosters a “Safety the First” culture, establish expectations for a safe and clean environment. Ensure company safety regulations are observed
  • Resource planning including organizational structure, hiring, outages, work discipline, redeployment or promotion of employees
  • Observe company, local, regional and national environmental regulations in all company operations
  • Promote and use the quality policy to satisfy customers and continuously improve product and services
  • Develop strategic plans for inventory levels (Plan for Every Part) to support business objectives
  • Establish lean replenishment programs with key suppliers to reduce lead time and increase customer delivery
  • Partner with Sourcing to identify and drive cost reduction on raw materials to meet annual goals
  • Responsible for overall plant production scheduling via master scheduling; including at the manufacturing cell
  • Drive supplier improvement plans with aligment with Supplier Quality and Supplier Development
  • Responsible for driving site sales, inventory, and operations (SIOP) planning process
  • Establish key development and training requiremtns to meet future state of site (CPIM, CPM, Gren Belt, Black Belt, etc)
  • Oversight and management of the warehouse and stockroom processes and personnel
  • Minimum 7-10 years’ experience working with a manufacturing organization with proven success in simplifying processes and increasing production.
  • Factory transformation and project management leadership experience.
  • Minimum 5 years’ of management experience required in a  large international company
  • Strong experience in strategic planning and execution
Building Effective Teams
Managing and Measuring Work
Motivating Others
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

Andover, MN, US, 55304

Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  48626
Alternative Locations: 

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Developer, Engineer, Warehouse, Operations, Technology, Engineering, Manufacturing

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