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Continuous Improvement Specialist


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.

The Aerospace, Defense and Marine (AD&M) business unit of TE is part of the Industrial Solutions segment -- a world leader in the design of components and electrical interconnection solutions that are used for applications in extreme and harsh environments. These interconnect solutions make possible applications like avionics, jet engine management, flight controls, grounding systems and harness assemblies, in-flight entertainment (IFE) and cabin systems for today's "connected aircraft". Vertical markets served include commercial and military aviation, space, military ground vehicles, unmanned / drone vehicles, as well as marine offshore oil and gas (MOG) development. TE offers solutions for enhanced connectivity in extreme environments, from the deepest oceans, to deep space exploration. In your relentless need to save space and weight, improve data delivery and power management, you will find that AD&M is ready to collaborate with your design team to help you get your product to the market faster with smarter, better interconnect solutions.

Job Overview

The Continuous Improvement Manager leads the deployment of TE's operating advantage in the Marine, Oil and Gas business unit.  This leadership role will play an instrumental role in driving a continuous improvement culture focused on eliminating waste, delivering value to the customer, and driving performance as measured by KPIs.  This role requires "boots on the ground" to effectively understand the business, identify opportunities for improvement, and to determine which tools best serve the needs of the business.  This business leader will be expected to influence without positional authority.  



The Continuous Improvement Manager leads the deployment of TEOA in the Marine, Oil and Gas business unit.  Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Develop Lean Manufacturing implementation plans based on the maturity level and business needs of the manufacturing site.
  • Subject matter expert of TEOA and the TEOA tool suite.  Leads and/or facilitates Lean Manufacturing (TEOA) training at the manufacturing sites
  • Provides a structure and plan for continuous improvement efforts - organizing, prioritizing, managing and deploying resources to drive projects
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to plant leadership in terms of TEOA deployment and continuous improvement activities
  • Frequently assess the effective deployment of TEOA tools and TEOA star-level attainment
  • Drives continuous improvement culture at the manufacturing site and across the business unit
  • Facilitates continuous improvement events (kaizen)
  • Equips the business with Lean Manufacturing tools focused on waste elimination and problem solving
  • Develop illustrations and effective visuals to stimulate understanding and mastery of Lean Manufacturing principles across the business


  • Demonstrated lean manufacturing acuity
  • Bachelor's degree 
  • Min. 5 years' experience in a leadership role in manufacturing
  • Six Sigma BB is a plus

What TE Connectivity Offers

We offer a competitive “total rewards” compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive, and meets the needs of our employees.


  • 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.


Bellville, TX, US, 77418

Alternative Locations: 
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  46118

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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