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Continuous Improvement Analyst IV

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 your background should look like:

TE Connectivity's Continuous Improvement Team lead & support the delivery of programs and projects to continuously improve manufacturing & operational processes or business services aligned with business strategies. We strive to ignite and unleash our peoples' potential to work smarter, support a culture of continuous improvement, the elimination of waste and the pursuit of excellence in our enterprise.

As a change agent in a fast-paced environment, you will find the role both challenging and rewarding. You will be primarily responsible for implementing Lean Principles at TE Medical and have knowledge and experience of use, teaching & coaching: Value Stream Mapping (VSM), 5S & Visual Management, Process Improvement Management. 
Major Accountabilities:

•    Develop Business Process Maps as needed for soft business supports. Facilitate business units to achieve/exceed desired service levels, lead time reduction and efficiency improvement objectives through the implementation of lean initiatives. Assist in prioritizing tasks. 
•    Develop standard work within the organization.
•    Support, mentor and coach teams in the implementation of lean tools and techniques. Deliver training to production and support staff on lean principles as necessary.
•    Support Problem Solving Tools & Techniques.
•    Facilitating and Leading Kaizen events.
•    Support value streams in the scoping of improvement opportunities.
•    As needed work closely with Operations supporting & sustaining Process Improvement Management.
•    Work observation and analysis on day to day data gathering, time studies and support with problem solving (A3s).


•    Level 8 degree qualified ideally in the Industrial Engineering field or equivalent, with 3-5 years manufacturing experience.
•    Lean Six Sigma certification (minimum Green Belt) with post qualification experience.
•    Qualifications / Certifications in Lean Practices a distinct advantage.
•    Experience in AutoCAD / Solid Works an advantage.


•    Knowledge of Lean Systems. 
•    Work Measurement Experience.  
•    Strong self-direction & organizational skills
•    Strong facilitation, coaching, motivational and influencing skills.
•    Experience supporting successful project teams, including the development of employees.
•    Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the company. 
•    Ability to lead and direct a diverse team as required.
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
•    Experience delivering lean and six sigma training.
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Experience in facilitating Kaizen workshop events 
•    Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office
•    Ability to adapt to changing work priorities in response to a rapidly changing environment.
•    Ensures adherence to quality and safety standards with all improvement efforts.


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

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 approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 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.


EOE, Including Disability/Vets



State:  MN
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  77788
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Continuous Improvement

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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