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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 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

TE Medical has two sites in the Plymouth, Minnesota area. Trenton Lane is our global center of excellence for Structural Heart applications. At this site we support leading Medical Device companies in designing and manufacturing complex delivery systems for minimally invasive valve replacement and repair.  Our Cheshire Park site is state of the art laser facility who support a wide range of customers in their metal and polymer laser processing applications.  Quality staff at both sites report to the Snr Quality Manager. GTA19

This position reports to the VP Quality, TE Medical.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Ensure there is a strong quality organization in place to support the business and deliver global and local objectives.
  • Ensures compliance to the quality management systems in all activities performed within the sites.
  • Leads and/or supports audits from external regulatory agencies and Notified Bodies (e.g. US FDA, BSI) and customers, and to lead preparation activities in advance of such audits.
  • Ensures customer issues are professionally addressed in a timely manner, and escalates critical issues as appropriate.
  • Work with Operations and Engineering teams to identify and drive actions that reduce the Cost of Poor Quality.
  • Develops a strong working relationship with internal and external customers.
  • Participates in new product introductions to ensure quality is built into all products early in their life cycle.
      • Ensure effective and efficient process controls are implemented and maintained (inspection standards, plans, frequencies and test methods).
      • Leads and demonstrates expertise in the areas of QSR and applicable ISO standards within ones own group, constantly promoting awareness of industry best practices and making appropriate decisions.
      • Drives continuous improvement initiatives to enhance the site quality system and product quality while ensuring compliance to governing regulations and corporate policies and procedures.
      • Has the responsibility and independent authority to make decisions related to product quality, including the disposition of non-conforming product.
      • Utilizing the best in class problem solving tools, drives robust and effective corrective and preventive actions through the CAPA system.
      • Participates and leads in an active role the execution of the sites business & operational excellence (TEOA) Program.

Leadership Skills

  • Building an effective, diverse team and helping to drive strong engagement
  • Coaching staff to perform effectively in their work and ensures the training is documented.
  • Creating a strong team working environment with focus on customer needs, compliance, product quality, and risk mitigation. Promoting quality in the organization and motivates others towards their commitment to patient safety and product quality.
  • Developing talent by ensuring staff have strong development plans with regular feedback.


  • Science or Engineering degree
  • Six Sigma Green/Black belt an advantage
  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ work experience in a related regulated environment.
  • People management experience is essential.


Motivating Others

Building Effective Teams

Managing and Measuring Work

Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)


Plymouth, MN, US, 55442

Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  47598
Alternative Locations: 

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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

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