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Operations Supervisor III

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.

What You'll Be Doing...

As an Operations Supervisor III you are responsible for;

•    Provide front-line support to manufacturing, and allocate appropriate resources 
•    Plan, direct, and monitor production activities with the objective of maximizing the use of organizational resources to meet or exceed established targets for Safety, TEOA (LEAN), COE, Quality, Delivery, Cost, Employee Engagement and Talent Development
•    Focus on quality expectations of the customer and creating an extraordinary customer experience
•    Leads daily meetings with the value stream team aimed at identifying and resolving process issues quickly
•    Conducts daily audits of the manufacturing processes to ensure all safety, quality, and process standards are being followed
•    Responsible for driving improvements in safety, quality, delivery, and cost using TEOA tools and philosophy
•    Extensive understanding of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement (Specifically Tiered Accountability)
•    Knowledgeable in MS word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint
•    Compliance work center performance metrics and customer quality expectations
•    Root cause and corrective actions for internal audit findings
•    Labor, waste, and material variance objectives met in areas of accountability
•    Ensure that established quality policies, safety rules, and environmental regulations are followed
•    Manage, monitor, and report on material requirements
•    Work closely with the manufacturing engineering groups to ensure process safety, quality, and productivity
•    Interviews applicants for operations jobs 
•    Make recommendations on training requirements and ensure effective cross training for the operations
•    Provide mentoring and on-going support to manufacturing team members
•    Understanding of quality documentation and reporting
•    Daily review of production schedules
•    Report the need for overtime as necessary
•    Provide reports and updates on performance measurements
•    Ensure that roles and expectations are clearly communicated throughout the entire value stream.

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What your background should look like:

  • Bachelor’s degree and supervisory experience required
  • Lean manufacturing experience
  • Kitting experience preferred
  • Experience in a high performing culture
  • Knowledge of MRP/ERP planning and execution concepts
  • Time management skills and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Must be proficient in the English Language

Work Location

This position is located at our Fuquay-Varina, NC site.


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

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications and the home. With approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 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:  NC
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  66497
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Manager, Engineer, Developer, Operations, Management, Engineering, Technology

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