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TEOA and Continuous Improvement Manager

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 Continuous Improvement Teams design and implement programs and projects to improve products, services, or processes aligned with business strategies. They coach teams; establish program performance metrics; and establish process excellence supports.
What your background should look like:

Development of all business unit strategic TEOA deployment plans consistent with business unit / region strategic and operational planning
Support and mentor site based TEOA Practitioners / Kaizen Facilitators / Senior TEOA Practitioners to enable them to succeed in the TEOA deployment
Coordination of regional initiatives, across all locations in order to achieve consistency and standardization across business unit
Certify Senior TEOA Practitioners and TEOA Practitioners to a standard where they can competently train others in all of the TEOA tools
Develop skill levels of practitioners and other site personnel in order to implement and sustain TEOA
Monitor progress against plans and achievement of continuous improvement and progression to higher star assessment levels
Monitor and report all locations site level measurements and performance within business unit to star assessment levels
Facilitate the value stream project teams, develop value stream maps and execute the TEOA implementation plan for specific value streams to achieve the relevant plant level TEOA metrics and goals while ensuring alignment to the business unit strategy
Create, plan, lead and follow-up of the TEOA implementation plan and ensure TEOA actions are visual to stakeholders and are driven to a sustainable closure
Facilitate TEOA Kaizen events throughout the region
Accountability and responsibility for predicted savings and track, validate and post to the financial operating results in alignment with the corporate standard and timescale
Develop a close working relationship with the regional corporate team to ensure all training materials are used in a consistent way while ensuring the business unit receives enough support and allocation of time
Pro-active involvement and participation in the monthly TEOA steering committee meetings, ensuring that relevant information that the teams require is cascaded down to all Practitioners and Plant managers
Provide leadership on lean thinking, lean processing and lean production
Replicates examples of excellence across sites and communicates this to other TEOA Practitioners within business unit

10 years of professional experience with focus on manufacturing operations, logistics, industrial engineering and finance knowledge. Bachelor's Degree required
1 to 2 years of experience as Senior TEOA/LEAN practitioner and demonstrated evidence of sustained, successful LEAN activities within specific value streams
Previous experience in leading continuous improvement activities at multiple site level or multiple value stream level essential
Previous hands-on and practical experience in using value stream mapping and implementing TEOA tools. Has led LEAN events with proven results in at least the following areas:  5S+1, Visual Factory, Standard Work, Quick Changeover and TPM essential
Excellent communication and coaching skills at all levels from the shop floor to top management
Strong team leader
Ability to think strategically and execute tactically to deliver results
Demonstrated project management skills
Analytically minded and data-driven. The candidate must also have a holistic overview of complex situations and deal effectively with difficult issues when they arise
Fluent in both spoken and written English
Working knowledge of the manufacturing processes used by the organization
Working knowledge of organization and company transactional processes
Adept at recognizing the most appropriate qualitative tools for the project and utilizing them to meet defined goals

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

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a $13 billion 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 nearly 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 150 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 rewards & compensation. Our commitment to our employees includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our employees.

  • Competitive Salary Package
  • Performance-Based Bonus Plans
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
  • Employee Resource Groups


State:  SON
Country/Region:  MX
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  61929
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Continuous Improvement

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