Center of Excellence Manager (Molding)

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

  • Ensures that AUT EMEA's molding departments are technically and technologically positioned to be a source of competitive advantage and are capable of delivering the long term (5+ years) performance needed by the business
  • Optimization and standardization of our molding processes in AUT EMEA. (molds, processes & methods )
  • Monitoring, controlling and reporting of running projects by customizing the projects to plant individual needs 
  • Developing of new concepts for molding processes and production together with the Center of Excellence (CoE), Manufacturing Engineering (ME) and Tool & Die (T&D)
  • Developing and rolling out best practices (SDP) and CoE projects across all AUT EMEA locations 
  • Supporting production capacity balancing in our day-to-day work and develop processes & features with increased flexibility (Ramp-up, Ramp-down, End-of-life-management)
  • Driving initiatives for plant productivity increase, automation, material saving, and cost reduction
  • Instructs department leaders and plant managers in aligning molding activities with management goals and expectations as well as the roadmaps and strategies
  • Participate  regularly EMEA-meetings and workshops with all department leaders to ensure knowledge share and actuality
  • Participate to the development & execution from the molding excellence process 
  • Supporting the manufacturing management in terms of budgeting, CAPEX planning and allocation of equipment as well as the resulting roll out and execution activities

What your background should look like:


  • Minimum 10+years of experience in various Engineering or Process Development assignments. 
  • 5+years of experience in molding - Automotive industry preferred but not mandatory 
  • Minimum 2+years of management experience in a production environment
  • Strong background in technical concepts and in machines / tools /production
  • Base knowledge of Operational Excellence and Lean tools  (Six Sigma degree is preferable)
  • Fluent in English. German is an advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, team player attitude
  • Mobility and willingness to travel ( up to 60% from the time )


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

TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions enable the distribution of power, signal and data to advance next-generation transportation, renewable energy, automated factories, data centers, medical technology and more. With more than 85,000 employees, including 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries. TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat, Instagram and X (formerly Twitter).


We are pleased to offer you an exciting total package that can also be flexibly adapted to changing life situations - the well-being of our employees is our top priority!

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


Across our global sites and business units, we put together packages of benefits that are either supported by TE itself or provided by external service providers. In principle, the benefits offered can vary from site to site.



Kuřim - Brno, 622, CZ, 664 34

City:  Kuřim - Brno
State:  622
Country/Region:  CZ
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  119677
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

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