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Plant Quality 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 (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what’s possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS – www.TE.com.


This role is situated within our Aerospace, Defense and Marine (AD&M) business unit and is part of the Industrial Solutions segment (Industrial Solutions) which is a world leader in the design of components and electrical interconnection solutions that are used for applications in extreme and rigorous environments.

Job Title: Plant Quality Manager

Job Overview
We are seeking an engaging and driven Quality Manager to form an integral member of the Swindon Management Team. The successful candidate shall be responsible for the sites Quality Management System, including conformance and continuous improvement initiatives. As part of this working on systemic evaluation of product, services, facilities, manufacturing, or business processes, to ensure that standards of quality are being met, along with the development of quality plans and procedures using quality control statistics, lean manufacturing concepts and six sigma tools and analysis to drive business excellence and a zero-defect culture.

This person will report to the Swindon Operations Plant manager and will have matrix reporting to the Global Quality Leader for Wire and Cable.

Job Responsibilities
•    Lead, train, and coach local employees to ensure quality procedures and plans are communicated regularly and effectively
•    Demonstrable significant achievements in terms of quality improvement via reduced customer complaints, improved customer experience and reduced COPQ 
•    Be a key member of the Swindon plant management team and introduce plant quality strategy.
•    Lead and oversee the deployment and execution of quality policies, objectives, targets, goals and quality initiatives.
•    Review local quality policies and align with corporate policies
•    Lead and maintain the Quality Management System across the site covering ISO9001 and AS9100 that meets all customer, statutory and regulatory requirements, 
•    Maintain a strong internal and external audit schedule program, and closeout on corrective actions driven from the program.
•    Lead and take ownership of the Compliance validation audit program.

What your background should look like:

•    Qualified by Experience or holds a Degree in engineering, manufacture, supply chain or business
•    Significant experience in a Quality Management Role
•    Exposure to working in a manufacturing environment
•    Experience working and developing strong relationships with colleagues, customers and suppliers. 
•    Proven six sigma and lean experience 
•    Strong knowledge of ISO9001 / AS9100 
•    Strong knowledge and practical experience of quality tools including but not limited to 8D, FMEA, 5Y, FAI’s, PPAP & APQP


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:  81000
Alternative Locations:  .
Function:  Quality

Job Segment: Plant, Engineer, Electrical, Quality Manager, Quality, Manufacturing, Engineering

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