Share this Job
Apply now »


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


Location: Hastings

Hours: 39

Shift: Swing Shift Monday - Friday (06:00 - 14:00 / 14:00 - 22:00)

Band: 5-3-M


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 – www.TE.com.


TE Connectivity’s’ Aerospace, Defence and Marine division (AD&M) is $1.2 Billion Dollar Business Unit which manufactures Connectors, Fibre Optic wires and Harnesses that reliably work in extreme & harsh environments. We have 3 sites in the UK including Swindon, Great Yarmouth & Hastings.

Job Title: CNC Machining Team Lead
Job Overview


TE Connectivity's Manufacturing/Production Teams transform raw materials into finished goods and ensure component flow. They perform changeovers and setups according to production schedule, perform quality checks according to established processes and document the results as required by our quality procedures. Every team member is responsible for maintaining housekeeping and organization of the work area as well as following TE Connectivity's EH&S policies and procedures.


CNC Machining Team Lead will lead a cell by managing the workload, the production and its staff.  Supervise, programme, set and operate first/second operation machines to accurate specifications ensuring that components are produced correct to drawing, quality requirements and delivered on time.
Display TE’s core values and behaviours at all times.

Job Responsibilities

  • Day to day supervision of staff.
  • In conjunction with other cell leaders, create Daily/ Weekly plans that deliver the business requirements for the Cell and Machine shop.
  • Drive the performance of the team to achieve the defined plan.
  • Display and ensure all team members display TE’s core values and behaviours at all times.
  • Hold and record regular effective one to one’s with team members.
  • Carry out end of year appraisals and goal setting in line with TE policy.
  • Ensure that your own and the teams work is finished on time and to the correct standard.
  • When required to conduct quality investigations and reviews to determine true root cause of defects, using appropriate tools and methodologies.
  • Identify development needs within your cell, and with the support of the shift Supervisor, organise and plan training solutions accordingly.

What your background should look like:


•    A relevant Engineering qualification is advantageous.

Key Requirements

•    Previous experience of leading a team.
•    Good general education with a high standard of engineering skills. 
•    A working knowledge of relevant CNC operating and safety procedures is essential.
•    The ability to work in a methodical way with minimum supervision.
•    Must be computer literate; experience with Excel and SAP is beneficial. 


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


State:  ESX
Country/Region:  GB
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  68602
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Job Segment: CNC, ERP, Engineer, Machinist, Manager, Manufacturing, Technology, Engineering, Management

Apply now »