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Manager Assembly CoE Automotive

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Tasks Summary & Responsibilities

Develop Automotive assembly processes with the next generation techniques and methods to be a source of competitive advantage and to be capable of delivering the long term (5+ years) performance steps needed by the business.

Be a “Go-to-person” for all questions related to innovative and digital assembly concepts and issues to be solved


o Create ideas and innovation for new concepts which are fully flexible, scalable, digital and requires minimized capex and leadtime

o Launch & facilitate the needed platform development projects accordingly

o Identify, prioritize, support lead and sponsor assembly CoE & innovation projects in collaboration with the ME-, PE-, CoE’s, AMT- and digital organisation

o Ongoing Benchmarking of capabilities together with ME’s and Purchasing


Standardization & Roadmaps:

o Support standardization of machinery and peripheral equipment and manufacturing processes – develop and establish lower cost brands for standard equipment

o Closely work with and develop internal / external equipment designers, suppliers and integrators on a global basis in collaboration with purchasing to ensure global build / sourcing strategy

o Develop assembly & automation roadmaps and standards for assembly processes using the latest technology to enable the most cost effective and efficient manufacturing operations according the product roadmap needs


Leadership and talent development:

o Identify actual and future skill gaps and support implementation

o Identify high potentials and support developments or mentorship programs

o Implements as a key leader global assembly competency in the ME-organisations and manufacturing sites for existing and new processes according the product roadmaps



o Drive TE-Best Initiative with RTD-Deployment

o Support initiatives for plant productivity increase, material saving and cost reduction


Educational Degree

Master’s degree (Mechanical Engineering)


Professional Experience     

8+years of experience in various Assembly Manufacturing Engineering or Automation Development assignments. Automotive industry preferred.

5+years in project management.


Special Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills

Strong background in assembly / automation related technical concepts and robotics, machines and control systems

Experience in Digital and AI

Innovative and high level of creativity

Knowledge of the latest technologies and innovations

Base knowledge of Operational Excellence, Digital and Lean tools (Six Sigma degree is preferable)

Strong project management skills are essential

Fluent in English both written and spoken

High interpersonal and communication skills

Ability to influence across the organization and work with global peers

Willingness to travel frequently and globally. Openess to support a global manufacturing organization with significant on-site presence in China, Mexico and other high growth countries


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


State:  SON
Country/Region:  MX
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  67466
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Job Segment: Assembly, Engineer, Manager, Lean Six Sigma, Manufacturing, Automotive, Engineering, Management

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