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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 Operations Managers are responsible for the day-to-day operations and short/long-term planning for the groups they manage. They manage manufacturing, production control, engineering, inventory control, EH&S, shipping/receiving, etc. focusing on the development of technologies and continuous improvement and translating customer requirements into state-of-the-art manufacturing strategies and processes.

What your background should look like:

Manages business performance for a Value Stream within manufacturing, in conjunction with a cross-functional support team that includes Engineering, Quality, Planning, Supply Chain, H&S and NPD. Responsibilities include capacity management, achieving financial goals, setting and working to other business goals that supports the Creganna Medical / TE Business Strategy. The role will also partner with Finance, HR, Quality, TEOA, Engineering and Planning to optimize business unit performance. The successful candidate must be a demonstrated team player and people manager.
Important aspects of the role will include H&S responsibility, compliance within the business, providing development and growth opportunities for reports, supporting employee engagement initiatives, driving and supporting continuous improvement programs, introduction of new products in line with customer expectations, achievement of KPI’s, and implementation of other business improvement programs as required.

Job Responsibilities
•    Health and Safety - focus in line with plant objectives to ensure initiatives are successful and agreed targets are achieved. This includes accident reduction and 5S+1 program success.
•    Quality - focus on complaint reduction, driving improvements in GMP compliance and implementing a culture of right first time and problem solving.
•    Service – meet customer expectations through supplying product on time, understanding customer needs and creating opportunities for Exceptional Customer Experience (ECE) where possible.
•    Continuous Improvement - drive and implement projects and programs that deliver productivity improvements annually in line with budget (efficiency / unit cost / COPQ).
•    TEOA – lead and support the program to achieve the star ratings through implementation of tools through the business, and drive performance improvements through the use of these tools. 
•    People - Ensure staff selection and hiring meets business needs, performance management and employee reviews, carry out frequent 1:1 with direct reports, development and succession planning to ensure that a level of consistency is achieved and maintained in these areas. 
•    KPI’s - management of the business area using the KPI’s to meet and improve performance in output, efficiency and cost goals. To include reporting and analysis of weekly / monthly performance. Escalation of issues as necessary to ensure timely resolution and achievement of production plans.
•    Lead plant communications for Business Unit in line with communications process.
•    Support the S&OP and budgeting process, ensuring capacity is in place and costs are aligned with budget.
•    NPD support and integration into the business to ensure we meet both plant and customer expectations and milestones.
•    Put plans in place to support line ramps or changes, drive recovery plans, support other medical sites where necessary, and report out as required to site leadership on key issues or programs that fall within the area of responsibility.
•    Other key business responsibilities as needed.

•    Min 8 years relevant experience in a relevant business / manufacturing environment with management responsibility for business performance.
•    Degree qualified in a related discipline.
•    Experience / qualification in a lean discipline with experience in process improvement and problem solving is an advantage.



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

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:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  77786
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Manager, Engineer, Developer, Operations, Management, Engineering, Technology

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