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Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Continuous Improvement Teams design and implement programs and projects to improve products, services, or processes aligned with business strategies. They coach teams; establish program performance metrics; and establish process excellence supports.

What your background should look like:

Continuous Improvement Analyst

Responsible for working with the TEOA tool owners of Costa Rica manufacturing sites to develop, implement and sustain the assigned tools. Also, leads cost savings and improvement opportunities kaizens.

Continuous Improvement Analyst also support training on the TEOA tools and Problem Solving, coaching the different teams of the organizations on their kaizens and other continuous improvement activities.



•    Works under general supervision.
•    Normally receives general instruction on routine work and detailed instructions on new projects or assignments.
•    Collaborates with colleagues and may train or mentor other employees; builds productive internal/external working relationships.
•    Leads and coaches Kaizens across the company.
•    Work together with the TEOA tool owners and metric owners to implement the different tools.
•    Lead some of the TEOA tools.
•    Train the organization’s teams in TEOA and Continuous Improvement tools. For example: 5S, TPM, Value Stream Mapping, among others.
•    Detect and lead improvement and cost saving opportunities.
•    Reports periodically progress on TEOA assigned tools and metrics.


Education and Experience:

•    Industrial Engineering Degree, desirable Lean Certified
•    Experience: 1-3 years of experience in Operational Excellence roles or alike (production supervisor, quality engineer, manufacturing or process engineer, planner, etc).
•    Language: Bilingual English / Spanish  


•    Ability to work under pressure
•    Goal oriented
•    Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 & Teams, specially MS Excel proficient.
•    Knowledge in problem-solving methodologies.
•    Experience in process improvement with lean tools and/or six sigma tools.
•    Awareness of medical quality system, specifically validation process and different types of qualifications. - Desirable
•    Programming, simulation and/or data analytics software (PowerBI) knowledge are desirable
•    Project Management awareness is desirable

Key Performance Indicators:
•    Conversion Cost Productivity
•    TRIR
•    On time delivery – STR
•    Inventory turns
•    Complaints rate
•    Conversion & Material savings
•    TEOA leading KPIs (QCPC attendance, 5S score, etc)

Working environment and physical requirements:
Office work


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

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.

•    Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $xxx – xxx (subject to change dependent on physical location)
•    Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. TE Connectivity reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the experience/qualification of the selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.
•    Total Compensation = Base Salary + Incentive(s) + Benefits
•    A comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401(k), disability, life insurance, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off and voluntary benefits.

EOE, Including Disability/Vets


Alajuela, A, CR, 20108

City:  Alajuela
State:  A
Country/Region:  CR
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  79450
Alternative Locations:  Zona Franca Flexipark
Function:  Continuous Improvement

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