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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

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

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.


  • 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, MBA are 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. 
  • Experience in managing SOP processes and partner with sales and product management team to streamline operations and deliver extraordinary customer experiences.
  • Strong Preference for candidates with backgrounds in process manufacturing industries such as wire and cable, tubing, plastics etc


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


State:  SWD
Country/Region:  GB
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  85272
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Senior Product Manager, Supply Chain, Plant, Operations, Manufacturing

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