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Site Leader (m/f)

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 Operations Managers are responsible for the day-to-day operations and short/long-term planning for the groups they manage. They manage manufacturing, production control, engineering, inventory control, EH&S, shipping/receiving, etc. focusing on the development of technologies and continuous improvement and translating customer requirements into state-of-the-art manufacturing strategies and processes.
Responsibilities & Qualifications

Main responsibilities:
1. Be a leadership example for the organization
2. Determines the organisational structure and continues to develop this structure
3. Implements effective communication techniques to keep associates informed on quality, production, profitability, safety and environmental and personal development goals.

• Directs the proper utilisation and maintenance of machinery and tooling including the scheduling of preventive maintenance and repairs in accordance with production commitments.
Recommends additions to operations responsibility, new equipment, tools and machinery.
• Ensures that operation budgets are established by departments, changing amounts if necessary and submitting them for approval. Maintains conformance to budgetary limitations in all production departments.
• Is responsible to ensure that production is properly scheduled and allocated and that personnel, equipment and materials are adequate to meet budget, schedule and delivery dates
• Manage the team by objectives based on strong KPIs setting and drives down TEOA mindset to the complete value stream in order to bring plant to the next level
• Maintains and develops quality policies to ensure customer satisfaction in order to drive the continues reduction of PPM and COPQ
• Provides strong leadership to Department Managers in order to ensure benchmark performance
• Directs through supervision, the activities of all personnel, establishes overall objectives so that schedules can be met and harmonised through proper coordination of various functions under his/her competence.
• Selects, trains and develops associates for key positions. Insures that supervisors know their scope of responsibilities and delegates authority for adequate responsibilities.
• Establish standards of performance for employees supervised in line with company practices and professional standards. Insure that plant safety rules are followed.
• Administers company policies concerning hiring, layoffs, discipline, transfers, promotions, etc.
• Determines the organisational structure and continues to develop the organizational structure
• Implements effective communication techniques to keep associates informed on quality, production, profitability, safety and environmental and personal development goals.


  • B.S. or Master degree in electrical or mechanical engineering, or related field
  • Min. 5+ years experience in leading positions in Automotive industries with >500 employees
  • Strong strategical and tactical thinking and problem solving attitude
  • Excellent team builder, with great leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to form successful working relationships through all levels incl. Workers councel
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate all levels of the organization
  • Comfortable to work in a fast-paced, international matrix organisation
  • Fast learner, able to quickly familiarize her/himself with existing methods and practices and new concepts/ideas
  • Proven accomplishments utilizing OpEx and Lean tools/methodologies (e.g. Six Sigma) is an advantage
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken
Building Effective Teams
Managing and Measuring Work
Motivating Others
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

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.



EVORA, 07, PT, 7002-552

City:  EVORA
State:  07
Country/Region:  PT
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  55740
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  General Management

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