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Operations Quality Manager

 

Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 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 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

TE’s Medical business unit, part of the Industrial Solutions segment, offers medical device OEMs, a complete product offering, and capability portfolio for minimally invasive, imaging, surgical, diagnostic, and therapeutic devices. With more than 350 design engineers and a global presence in all key medical device hubs, we are a premier partner to the world’s leading medical technology companies for their next-generation medical devices. We are experts in all aspects of device design and manufacture, from access & delivery solutions for interventional medicine; to sensors & connectors for surgical applications. Our innovative solutions enable ground breaking medical therapies such as treating heart disease without opening the body, placing microscopic devices into brain arteries and powering robotic surgery.

Job Overview

The Operations Quality Manager reports into the Senior Quality Manager within the Medical Device Business Unit at TE Connectivity. In this role, you will drive operational quality strategy and tactics at the TE Medical Trenton Lane facility.

Responsibilities

  • Develops and manages a high-performance quality engineering team. Creates a strong collaborative team working environment with focus on customer needs, product quality and compliance
  • Able to manage quality resources available and directing the quality support activity of the team across multiple projects,
  • Demonstrates commitment to the Quality Policy (product safety and quality) through the daily execution of sound quality practices and the maintenance of an effective quality system.
  • Drives continuous improvement initiatives to enhance the site quality system and product quality ensuring compliance to governing regulations and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Familiar with establishing inspection standards, plans, frequencies and test methods, and the practical application of quality engineering tools (Six Sigma); 
  • Leads and demonstrates expertise in the areas of QSR and ISO standards within one’s own group, constantly promoting awareness of best industry practices and making appropriate decisions on a daily basis.
  • Familiarity with Risk Management and making risk-based decisions throughout the product development life cycle.
  • Support audits from external regulatory agencies and customers and leads preparation activities in advance of such audits.
  • Ensures all customer queries and concerns are professionally addressed in a timely manner.
  • Participates in new product introduction to ensure quality is built into all products early in their life cycle.
  • Participates in Customer Complaint investigations for areas under their control and escalates critical issues as appropriate.
  • Manages and provides guidance and/or assists in defining, implementing and follow-up of corrective and preventive actions and supplier corrective action reports, ensure that adequate corrective action is put in place and monitor effectiveness of same.
  • Lead investigation of component/material quality issues as they arise - works with supply chain, manufacturing and suppliers to resolve issues and to disposition materials.
  • Promoting the Quality System within the Supply Base - working with Purchasing, Supplier Quality Engineering, Receiving Inspection and the business units to ensure that components meet our requirements

Qualifications

  • High School diploma
  • 5 years of quality assurance and inspection background.
  • Well-developed writing skills.
  • Proficient PC skills with word processing software.
  • Ability to effectively communicate. Must be proficient in English, verbal and written.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as job travelers, blueprints, sketches, diagrams, and other procedural materials and documents.
  • Fundamental geometry, fractions, percentages, ratios, statistics and measurements.
  • Ability to gather relevant data, establish facts and find resolution.
  • Effective organizational/time management skills applied in a fast-moving pressure filled environment.
  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision, as well as in “team” settings.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and adeptness in working with culturally diverse employee population.
  • Knowledge of measuring instruments, sampling plans.

What TE Connectivity Offers

We offer a competitive “total rewards” compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive, and meets the needs of our employees.

 

  • 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.

Location: 

Plymouth, MN, US, 55442

Alternative Locations: 
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  45329


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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

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