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Operations Supervisor III

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.


  • Model TE behavior-based safety practices to promote safe culture and compliance to worksite policies.
  • Lead capacity planning to appropriately staff, train, orientate direct staff to ensure alignment with production schedules and effective workforce utilization.
  • Leverage and apply knowledge of lean manufacturing and six-sigma tools to meet cost improvement initiatives.  
  • Conduct annual performance reviews and set expectations, goals, and objectives for employees, conduct annual goal setting and cultivate talent.
  • Lead daily tiered meetings to monitor KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators) and adjust workforce as necessary
  • Direct and coordinate activities to drive employees engaged based on employee survey results
  • Lead cross-functional value stream team to ensure customer focus, monitor KPI’s and alignment to continuous improvement activities and solve day-to-day operational issues. 
  • This role requires regular presence on the floor, occasional weekend coverage and coordination with other shift leadership. 

What your background should look like:


  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of 5 years’ experience as a production supervisor in a manufacturing environment
  • Medical device experience, SAP knowledge and lean six-sigma experience a plus

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and/or hear, and/or use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand, and/or walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds while moving files or small packages. The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.


Managing and Measuring Work
Motivating Others
Building Effective Teams
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.


Plymouth, MN, US, 55442

City:  Plymouth
State:  MN
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  75877
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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

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