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Line Lead

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 (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what’s possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS –

The Line Leader will report to the area supervisor. They will have production responsibility for the running of the area and maintain the production metrics on an hourly/shift basis. The expectation of the zone leads time will be working in the area as a working leader, covering for absence or holidays and maintain the efficient and safe running of the area. 
The shift pattern: Days

Job Responsibilities

  • This role involves working on the line as a primary function, up to 80% of working time.Work with Production Supervisor to ensure staff in place to ensure customer demand and the production schedules are met on a daily basis.
  • Lead required Go / Tier 1 meetings at start of each shift.
  • Complete shift hand over meeting with other line coordinators.
  • Support Supervisor in completing the training matrix, highlighting cross-training gaps and recommending training plans for the line.
  • Act as first point of escalation for line issues and if necessary escalate to engineering, quality and area supervisor. Work to resolve issues quickly to limit impact to the line.
  • Work closely with support teams such as Quality and Engineering Technicians, and when necessary with Engineering, Supervisor, Quality and Materials / Warehouse to resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Observe, maintain, coordinate and complete standard work.
  • Update production metrics through the shift to ensure and facilitate timely updates and identify deviations to plan.
  • Identify and highlight continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area to facilitate manufacturing functions and to ensure zero lost time accidents.
  • Participate / input to operator appraisal process.
  • From time to time may be required to participate in other projects and improvement activities.
  • Be the point of contact for area in the absence of the supervisor.
  • Lead and work in a safe manner that is compliant to company health and safety policies and procedures.
  • SAP expert for the line and first point of contact for SAP issues.

What your background should look like:


  • HETAC Level 6 or Level 7 in a relevant discipline an advantage
  • Leadership or supervisory experience is an advantage.
  • Experience in problem-solving and using Lean tools.

Key Requirements

  • Proficient in MS office applications. (Word, Excel, PowerPoint & Outlook)
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) an advantage.
  • The ability to work effectively within teams and able to work on your own initiative.
  • Sound decision making and organizational skills.
  • Self-starter with good motivational and inter-personal skills.
  • Strong communication skills required.
  • Flexible and willing to work within changing priorities and promote change.
  • Ability to effectively manage a simultaneous range of diverse activities.


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


State:  G
Country/Region:  IE
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  89635
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Job Segment: ERP, SAP, Warehouse, Engineer, Technology, Manufacturing, Engineering

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