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Plant Manager

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 You'll Be Doing...

  • Lead the factory cadence and execution to ensure all plant metrics, SQDIP (safety, quality, delivery, inventory and productivity) are met
  • Leveraging a strong background in lean manufacturing and continuous improvement, move the plant forwards in its journey of TE Operational Advantage (TEOA) through the planning, and implementation of a lean toolset.
  • Set and clarify requirements and expectations for direct and matrixed reports based on the strategic direction and needs of the business (Hoshin Kanri)
  • Oversee operations including supply chain management, capacity planning and forecasting, routine business reviews and engineering and quality functional support.
  • Cascade strategic objectives from Segment, Business Unit and Operations functional leadership.
  • Plan, direct and monitor production activities with the objective of maximizing the use of organizational resources to meet or exceed established targets for TEOA (LEAN), Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, Employee Engagement and Talent Development.
  • Drive the creation and deployment of Continuous Improvement initiatives which enable functional areas and the site to meet or exceed its Operating plan.

What your background should look like:

  • BS degree in Engineering required; MBA preferred
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience working with a manufacturing organization with proven success, and min 3 years in prior plant manager position
  • Strong background in Lean Manufacturing, focus in SMED, VRK, Standard Work, Daily Management best practices
  • Knowledge of financial terms and concepts as it applies to manufacturing finance
  • Experience working with multiple customers and suppliers in a low volume high mix business
  • Strong Preference for candidates with backgrounds in process manufacturing industries such as wire and cable, tubing, plastics etc.

Work Location

This position is located at our Redwood City, CA site.


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.



State:  CA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  65891
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

Job Segment: Plant, Engineer, Developer, Plant Operator, Manager, Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology, Management

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