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Operations Controller (f/m/d)

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview

The operations controller (f/m) serves as link between plant controlling, Operations management and Director Operations Controlling. He/she gives coaching and guides plant controlling in accordance to TE policies and guidance as well as raising issues referring to non-plant entities are part of the main tasks. He/ she will assist in and preparation of decision-making support documents are an important component of the scope of this position.   

Tasks and responsibilities: 
•    Forecast and Budget of material burden Germany and all „non-plants“ in Automotive EMEA Region
•    Analysis of Germany P&L and coordination of corrective actions between plants and FSS
•    Performing cost center control, including cost center accounting, cost accounting, 
•    Cost savings review and tracking 
•    Provide service and support in terms of analysis and numbers of all the Plants and all reasonable needs, e.g. conversion cost, productivity, to continuous improvement management and functional leaders
•    Coordination of SOX and Policy standards for the German Automotive plants. Contact person for external audit
•    Consolidation and analysis of all data from the plants in Automotive EMEA (e.g. Manufacturing variances)
•    Creation of transparency in the plants and in all “non plants”; implementation of new reporting tools 
•    Best Practice sharing / Coordination & training / Know-How transfer (e.g. action plans; SWI’s) within Automotive EMEA and also other regions
•    Standardization of reporting (COPQ; Manufacturing variances; OMP; Unconfirmed scrap; HR Reporting)
•    Financial lead for SAP implementation of new modules (e.g. Quality)
•    Indirect spend cost control of Automotive EMEA plants
•    Performance tracking of Automotive EMEA plants
•    Validation of KPI reporting of Automotive EMEA plants (E.g. productivity & inventory turns)
•    Contact person for the plants for any kind of questions
•    Project work and special tasks e.g. provide analysis of financial impact of decision making 
•    Back-up and coach for Plant Controller

What your background should look like:

•    University degree (economics or controlling preferred).
•    Plant controlling experience is useful
•    At least 2 years’ experience in a manufacturing company (automotive preferred)
•    International experience is a plus
•    Experience in statistical analysis and financial modelling
•    Accurate, systematic, and independent work style
•    Strong analytical skills
•    Hands on mentality
•    Able to work under pressure
•    Fluent in English both written and spoken
•    Ability to form successful working relationships quickly at all levels 
•    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
•    Culturally sensitive
•    Comfortable to work in a fast-paced, international matrix organization
•    Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Package, especially Excel 
•    Good SAP R/3 knowledge
•    Continuous improvement mindset

Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
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 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.



State:  HE
Country/Region:  DE
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  53814
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Finance & Accounting

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