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Sr. Manager New Product Introduction (NPI) - Automotive

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 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.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Manufacturing and Process Development Engineering Teams significantly impact LEANPD driven new product development projects, driving for excellence in existing manufacturing technologies and methods and striving to implement new manufacturing technologies to provide improved process and tolerance control. They act as the binding element between product development and manufacturing engineering, ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of this critical interface. They support Product Development in the optimization of designs and piece parts for manufacturability by realizing sample tooling/products/prototypes. They also design, develop, and qualify tooling and processes to meet TE quality and production standards, document all processes and tooling in applicable TE systems, support supply chain to verify supplier compliance and capability, initiate and implement programs to continuously improve quality, cost and cycle time and adhere to all appropriate specifications, regulatory requirements and customer requirements.

 

This role will be responsible to:

• Manage activities of two or more departments/sections by exercising supervision in terms of results, costs, methods and staffing through subordinate managers/supervisors
• Establishes operational objectives and drive 
• Define the strategic work plans 
• Develop and Modify company policies to the area of expertise
• Interacts with management, executives, and customers in sensitive situations

 

Tasks Summary & Responsibilities

• Oversees development, design and qualification of tooling, equipment, and processes to meet quality and production standards
• Responsible for the function that supports the development of new manufacturing process and technologies to the TE Core Processes such as Molding, Stamping, Plating, Machining, and all related processes of Assembly & Automation.
• Defines technology roadmaps and resource plan to implement new manufacturing technologies to provide improved process and control getting in agreement with the functional leaders about right competency at the right locations
• Establishes standards to production platforms and optimal capital/investment creating mechanisms to capture action that improves product cost
• Drive for excellence in manufacturing technologies and methods leading the transformation of process to achieve manufacturing Star Level 5 site goals
• Support Product Development activity in the optimization of design for manufacturability managing the team to accomplish Process FMEA 
• Acts as the binding element between product development and manufacturing engineering ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of this critical interface
• Initiates and implements actions of Kaizen projects to continuously improve quality, timing, and cost. 
• Maintains and adheres to all appropriate safety specifications, regulatory requirements and customer requirements. Assures proper documentation are storage within TE software systems (DM.TEC, TLM, SAP)
• Discuss with the manufacturing engineering leaders on site about needed competencies to support new technologies
• Drives and develops the talent pipeline through apprentice program and proper skill 
• Drive decision matrix and alignment between functions to perform a Make vs Buy analysis
• Innovates through ideation and execution of process development aligned with the global engineering roadmaps
• Manage capital projects, budget, and department cost

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s in science Degree of Engineering (Mechanical/Electrical/Mechatronic/Materials). MBA will be considered a differentiation
10+ yrs of experience in Product & Process Engineering and Manufacturing Operations in the Automotive Business
5+ yrs of experience in leadership roles
• Technical background & deep knowledge on the following processes: Molding, Stamping and Assembly Automation
• Fluent in English, both written and spoken. Other languages are a plus
• Good knowledge of business and cost models, strategy and technology roadmap ideation
• Good understanding of statistical and problem-solving tools
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact with direct reports, peers, executives and customers
• Demonstrate customer focus ability and continuous improvement mind set
• Knowledge about automotive standards (APQP, IATF 16949)
• Strong experience in working with multicultural and cross functional groups
• Experience with work planning and tracking 
• Ability to set a vision to engage and motivate people

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

Location: 

Hermosillo, SON, MX, 83118

City:  Hermosillo
State:  SON
Country/Region:  MX
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  82906
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology


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