Sr Manager Center of Competence China

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:

Duties & Responsibilities
•    Cascade strategic objectives from Segment, Business Unit and Operations functional leadership into manufacturing and product technology. 
•    Develop and implement production strategy following the product and Subvertical technology roadmap short-, mid- and longterm and elaborate a comprehensive milestone and resource plan to achieve it.
•    Work actively with engineering, product marketing and sales to feel market pulse and ensure continuous strategy alignment
•    Set up the reporting governance on Center of Competence: plan and implement a communications plan focused on content and frequency which helps drive the delivery of key messages and business outcomes on a regular/frequent basis.
•    Design and develop production processes affecting Relay manufacturing, esp. molding, stamping, annealing, plating and high volume assembly processes in a very tight tolerance range
•    Discuss product specifics of the different types of Industrial Relays and link market and customer requirement into actionable production technology design features.
•    Drives improvement with external partners (suppliers, customers) and inside our operations community (Center of excellence, other plants in and outside the region) to ensure state of the art manufacturing technology
•    Support production activities with the objective of maximizing the use of organizational resources to meet and/or exceed established targets for TEOA (LEAN), Safety, Quality, Performance, Delivery and Cost.
•    Ensure a safe working environment with zero incidents and initiatives to improve safety in the manufacturing technology perspective.
•    Proactively partner with supportive functions like procurement, engineering, plant operations, HR, legal in a matrix to ensure the support and resources needed.
•    Ability to align, coordinate and communicate with cross functional teams
•    Ability to work with engineering team on project priorities, capacity expansion and other automation initiatives
•    official PROXY of the plant manager, ability to represent TE in external environment
•    Measure performance (results and behaviors) while providing timely performance feedback and coaching.
•    Mentor, coach and engage team.
Experience & Education
•    Minimum 10+ years of experience required
•    Minimum 3+ year’s management experience required. Experience in manufacturing or production environment desired
•    Prior experience managing a team of direct and matrixed reports preferred
•    Prior experience in supply chain, materials or operations management preferred
•    Strong demonstrated engineering/technical acumen and finance/financial acumen preferred
•    4-Year College Degree Preferred. Technical discipline preferred.
•    Advanced degree in Engineering, Operations Management, or MBA preferred.


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

SHENZHEN, GD, CN, 215321

State:  GD
Country/Region:  CN
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  112725
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

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