Production Supervisor, 2nd Shift


What you will be doing...

TE Connectivity's Manufacturing/Production Teams transform raw materials into finished goods and ensure component flow. They perform changeovers and setups according to production schedule, perform quality checks according to established processes and document the results as required by our quality procedures. Every team member is responsible for maintaining housekeeping and organization of the work area as well as following TE Connectivity's EH&S policies and procedures. The Aerospace, Defense & Marine (AD&M) Business Unit is seeking a self-motivated individual to join the Rapho Park facility as a Production Supervisor.  As a production leader, you have a sense of urgency and are transformational in nature. In addition, you understand the value of the people you lead and drive engagement.  Rapho Park’s 24x7 operation is comprised of a highly skilled CNC workforce providing high precision machined components used in products servicing the Aerospace and Defense industry. This position reports to the Production Manager and provides leadership to team leaders and employees across first shift.   They work closely with other plant support functions, communicating the status of operations and requesting assistance from them when required. You achieve customer satisfaction by assuring that products are manufactured within the plant objectives for safety, productivity, quality, and delivery. Also, in this position you play a critical role in the facility's lean initiative to drive continuous improvement in all aspects of this challenging manufacturing environment.


As a 2nd Shift Production Supervisor, a typical day may include:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations for the manufacturing functions. Defines goals, improves technologies, and determines best course of action to meet schedules and/or resolve technical issues. Translates customer requirements into state-of-the-art manufacturing strategies and process, resulting in cost-effective processing and profitable manufacturing of company products.
  • Owner of the plant escalation process to ensure schedules are maintained. Works closely with other plant support functions, communicating the status of operations and requesting assistance from them when required.
  • Determine that labor resources are sufficient for successfully meeting production requirements and assure that these resources are properly trained and being used to achieve maximum capacity. Labor flexibility is a key initiative that is being driven in the plant. You will monitor operations in conjunction with the EHS Coordinator assuring that we are following all safety and environmental regulations and specifications.
  • Drive plant continuous improvement efforts and lean concepts with team. Supporting them through the PIM and tier processes.
  • Rapho Park is going digital (implementing a shop floor system) in the next fiscal year and this position will be integral in the success of the implementation, providing communication throughout the process.

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What your background should look like...

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in an engineering related discipline
  • Prior supervisory or leadership experience is strongly preferred
  • Experience in the use of Six Sigma tools and lean manufacturing techniques
  • Experience in lead time reduction and cost savings activities
  • Effective written and verbal communications/interpersonal skills


This position requires access to information which is subject to stringent controls under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR).   Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. lawful permanent resident, person granted asylee status in the U.S., or person admitted into the U.S. as a refugee. 

Nice to have:

  • Prior experience in a plant lean transformation
  • Ability to multi-task and react decisively to changing priorities
  • Skilled in the use PC and software applications (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, Project)
  • Experience with MRP and CRP manufacturing applications a plus

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.

  • Healthcare for associates and their families, including eligible domestic partners
  • Paid time off, including vacations and holidays
  • Life insurance and disability protection
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement benefits (401k matching) and more…

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.

Work Location:

This position is located in our Manheim, PA plant.

About TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $13 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

About the Business Unit: 
The Aerospace, Defense and Marine (Aerospace, Defense and Marine or AD&M) business unit of TE is part of the Industrial Solutions segment (Industrial Solutions) and is a world leader in the design of components and electrical interconnection solutions that are used for applications in extreme and rigorous environments. These interconnection solutions make possible applications of avionics, jet and propulsion engine management, flight controls, grounding systems and on-board entertainment (EAB) for today's "connected aircraft". This capability is extended to military, marine, aviation, space, land and drone vehicles, as well as oil and gas exploration of open-ocean deposits. TE offers solutions for enhanced connectivity that work and resist in the most extreme environments on Earth, from the deepest oceans to the ends of space. In your relentless activities to save space and weight, improve data delivery and power, you will find that AD&M is ready to collaborate with your design team to help you present your product more quickly in the market with smarter and better interconnect solutions.


Mount Joy, PA, US, 17552

Alternative Locations: 
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  40752

Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

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