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Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Quality Control and Reliability Teams ensure product and / or product components comply with specifications and quality standards. They test and inspect products against performance and integrity criteria to ensure product quality and reliability, and to determine the suitability of product release.


Please note: This position may involve working with technical data, technology, software/source code, hardware or other items (collectively “items) subject to U.S. and non-U.S. export control laws and regulations.  Under these regulations, it may be necessary for TE to verify a candidate’s national origin and/or citizenship status to determine whether a U.S. or other government export license is required prior to releasing its technologies to the candidate.  If TE determines that TE will require a license or will be prohibited by applicable laws from providing the candidate with items necessary for the performance of this position, then TE expressly reserves the right to either a) make an offer of employment contingent upon TE receiving required export licenses from the appropriate government agency, b) consider the candidate for a different position that is not subject to such restrictions, on whatever terms and conditions TE shall establish in its sole discretion, or c) decline to move forward with the candidate’s application.

Short Description

Key Responsibilities

  • The Plant Quality Manager is responsible for developing, documenting, implementing, and managing the quality management system for the sub-business unit.
  • Sets the tone for a “Zero Defect Culture” and deployment of continuous improvement/lean as the engine of delivering consistent and reliable operational performance.
  • Deploy structured problem-solving techniques to identify root cause and corrective actions. 
  • Actively partner to drive TE Operating Advantage as one of the de facto TEOA Champions at the leadership team.
  • Quality Management System (QMS): Implements and helps refine the QMS. The candidate actively drives the 1ADM/1CP Quality initiative in deploying efficient and consistent procedures across the enterprise.
  • Customer Quality: Interfaces where necessary directly with key customers to ensure ECE related to Product and Process Quality QC Inspection: Arranges for QC inspection of products, at the factories, both incoming and outgoing.
  • Alternatively, develop and deploy effective AQL procedures via DQIP plan and process audits.
  • Complaint Handling: Response to customer complaints (RMAs) that are received and recorded via the TECH’s (TE system). Investigates complaints and takes appropriate action. Ensures qualitative and timely resolution of issues and drives overall levels of complaints down systematically.
  • Actively engages in the ADM QPL Committee to help refine the process excellence related to QPL Compliance related to Mil-Spec Products for Government Agencies (DLA, Nav-air etc.).
  • Build capabilities of the broader team. Ensure robust succession plans and talent pipelines to identify and develop bench strength to fill future leadership roles.
  • Reports to the TE Hauppauge Plant Manager and a dotted line reporting to the Regional Sr. Quality Manager.

What your background should look like:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or quality discipline. Graduate degree desired, but not essential.
  • Work Location: Hauppauge, NY area,
  • Minimum 15 years of quality management experience in a discrete manufacturing company. Familiarity with Aerospace products markets is a plus.
  • 5 years of global leadership experience is a plus.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the TE ADM business unit and the Relay & Contactors Plant Groups by building relationships through active engagement and discussions with stakeholders.
  • Ability to support Relay & Contactors Executive Staff to operationalize the strategy related to the Global Quality organization and execution of strategic and operational initiatives.
  • Build Effective Teams: Creates and communicates standards and mission
  • Drive for Results: Displays initiative, prioritizes time and resources, seeks solutions and outcomes.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills combined with technical writing skills with an ability to comprehend and apply technical information.
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively at all levels of the organization, with the competency and tenacity to achieve results without formal authority.
  • Structured problem-solving skills and experience.
  • Language skills: Must have fluency in English. Foreign language skills a plus (French or Spanish preferred).
  • Travel Requirements: Up to 25% (domestic and international)


Building Effective Teams
Managing and Measuring Work
Motivating Others
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 more than 85,000 employees, including over 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at 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.


EOE, Including Disability/Vets


Hauppauge, NY, US, 11788

City:  Hauppauge
State:  NY
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  92823
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty

Job Segment: Aerospace Engineering, QC, Plant, Plant Manager, Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing, Customer Service

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