Quality Management System Lead Auditor (f/m)


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 approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity’s Quality Management Systems Lead Auditor is a role primarily responsible for planning and performing quality management system activities encompassing all quality management system related business processes to all relevant quality management system standards including ISO 9001, AS 9100, IATF16949 and MIL SPEC 790.  This is key to the achievement and maintenance of quality management system certifications and the recognition of opportunities for continual improvement of TE business processes.

The role includes working as a Lead Auditor and audit Team Member as part of an internal quality management organization conducting both internal audits and working as an independent Certification Body external Auditor.  The role reports to the Director of Quality and Compliance for the Aerospace, Defense and Marine Business Unit.

Responsibilities & Qualifications


  • Schedules, plans, and performs quality management system audits to ensure compliance to international and industry quality management system requirements, TE Connectivity requirements, and contractual Certification Body requirements.  TE relevant quality management system standards include ISO 9001, AS 9100, IATF 16949 and MIL SPEC 790. 
  • Evaluate the significance of audit findings, completes formal audit reports in a timely manner, and assigns appropriate corrective actions.
  • Ensures effective corrective action closure by working with auditees to ensure comprehensive development and execution of audit noncompliance finding corrective actions.
  • Partner with third party registrar to conduct Surveillance and Certification audits with Business unit plants
  • Mentor the Business Unit Internal audit teams




  • Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent plus 5 years of experience in manufacturing, development, and/or quality engineering.
  • Expert knowledge of ISO 9001: 2015 quality management system requirements and a familiarity with industry standards such as AS 9100, IATF 16949 and MIL SPEC 790
  • Ideal candidate will also possess their Exemplar Global QMS Lead Auditor certification.
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational communication, presentation, and facilitation skills.
  • High degree of motivation and self-initiative.
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments and the ability to adapt to changing priorities.
  • Be willing to commit to more 50% travel.
  • ITAR Clearance
  • Primary language - English; Preferred secondary language - French



  • Live TE Values:  Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation
  • Think big.  Drive transformation.
  • Embrace delivering an Extraordinary Customer Experience to internal and external stakeholders.


Swindon, SWD, GB, SN3 5HH

Alternative Locations: 
Travel:  50% to 75%
Requisition ID:  42449

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