Continuous Improvement Leader (w/m/d)

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 you will be doing:

  • You are responsible for the progress made in terms of the roll out of the Continuous Improvement program. 
  • In doing so, you work very closely with company management to define, work out and follow up the necessary steps.
  • Together with the team you are responsible for managing and supervising the implementation of various Continuous Improvement tools, actions and projects within Oostkamp with a view to achieving desired (financial) results and maintaining/improving the Oostkamp STAR level.
  • You will report to the Continuous Improvement manager, 
  • You ensure the continuous training and development of all employees in the use of Continuous Improvement tools as well as the improvement of the continuous improvement culture.
  • You will create, plan, and follow up on the Continuous Improvement implementation strategy, supervise Kaizen events and workshops, and help ensure that the improved situations and Continuous Improvement culture are secured.
  • You share best practices and may also be responsible for supporting Continuous Improvement implementations in other sites within the business unit. You ensure that changes are implemented on time, within budget and with lasting results. You provide the necessary reporting at EMEA, Global or Corperate level regarding the status of Continuous Improvement in Oostkamp

What your background should look like:


  • You have experience in Value Stream Mapping and/or are interested in learning more about it through training.
  • You have several years of relevant experience.
  • You have the necessary patience, perseverance and drive. 
  • You bring the right Continuous Improvement charisma and act as a role model. 
  • You can rely on strong organization, communication and leadership skills.
  • You have a strategic/analytical mindset combined with an execution mentality. 
  • You have strong language skills (Dutch and English). 
  • You are willing to travel abroad for several days to other sites within the business unit.


It would be considered an advantage, if you also have:

  • You have experience in Six Sigma (minimum Greenbelt). 
  • Technical skills/knowledge/experience, since you will be working on a Plant.
  • Project leader experience/knowledge.
  • 5-10 years of experience working on Continuous improvement, or as a Site leader.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunities for continued professional development: training and advancement opportunities
  • Friendly, diverse and inclusive environment
  • Supportive management
  • Creating personal connections with stakeholders in all departments
  • Work on interesting projects that have a practical and visible impact
  • Opportunities to occasionally work from home office
  • Employee benefits: bonuses, meal vouchers, hospitalization insurance, outpatient care + vision and dentistry, cell phone, anniversary bonuses, bicycle allowance, group insurance.


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation

TE Connectivity is a global technology leader enabling a secure, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions have been proven in the most demanding environments, enabling advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy technology, data communications, and for the home. With approximately 85,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, we work with customers in nearly 140 countries. TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and 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.



State:  VWV
Country/Region:  BE
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  101999
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Continuous Improvement

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