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MANAGER CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT (SITE LEADER)

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

TE Connectivity's Continuous Improvement Teams design and implement programs and projects to improve products, services, or processes aligned with business strategies. They coach teams; establish program performance metrics; and establish process excellence supports.

Job Responsibilities & Qualifications

Responsibilities

  • Lead the implementation of annual strategic priorities and identify, design, and construct programs and projects to improve Continuous Improvement across engineering.
  • Drive execution of annual objectives; coach and indirectly manage teams; establish program performance metrics; and deliver process excellence support.
  • Create oversight on the progress of measurable KPI’s through monthly tracking and review meetings with senior staff and executive management.
  • Identify opportunities and proactively lead lean (TEOA) implementation, Kaizen events, and Hoshin activities to improve business operating performance and achieve yearly business goals.
  • Align with key stakeholders to ensure overall Continuous Improvement metrics, philosophy, and business system is aligned to their organizational strategy. 
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with key stakeholders to create a mindset and culture of Continuous Improvement. 
  • Create visibility of TEOA adoption progress at site, BU and functional levels and resolve roadblocks as needed
  • Partner with the engineering communications team to share successes/best practices and inspire engagement in TEOA across the enterprise
  • Support strategies and initiatives to enable achievement of strategic goals for the company as a member of the Engineering Network


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Engineering Management, or related discipline
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in a related position or in business process continuous improvement preferred
  • Prior exposure to developing and implementing strategic plans and processes
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively in a global environment
  • Critical thinking and decision making
  • Proven “change agent” capability with experience driving lean process and organizational transformation across multiple functions and levels within the organization
  • Strong business acumen with the ability to communicate in the language of the business and align continuous improvement activities and initiatives to maximize impact
  • Experience capturing voice of the customer and translating customer needs into process improvement priorities
  • Strong track record of delivering results 
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • Possibility of 1 to 2 days of remote work

Competencies

Building Effective Teams
Motivating Others
Managing and Measuring Work
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)
Location: 

EVORA, 07, PT, 7000-000

City:  EVORA
State:  07
Country/Region:  PT
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  88717
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Continuous Improvement


Job Segment: Business Process, Engineer, Manager, Management, Engineering

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