Project Manager

 

Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $13 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

As one of the largest business units of TE Connectivity, TE Industrial is a leading global solutions provider with a broad portfolio of components and system solutions for clients in various industries. The growing demand for personalized products, a never-ending stream of new market requirements, the need for consistently high product quality, and an increasing interconnectedness make the use of highly advanced production systems a must. TE’s Industrial solutions provide the basis for this flexible production — by helping our customers to become more connected, addressing Smart Factory needs, connect and transmit vast amounts of data quickly, enable connectivity in harsh environments, increase productivity, meet localized manufacturing needs, and realize energy efficiency requirements. Industrial’s primary goals include enabling smarter automation, enabling smarter rail transportation, and empowering intelligent buildings.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity’s Engineering Project Management Teams manage cross functional engineering projects. They work with Product Management, Sales, Quality, Manufacturing, Finance, and other functions across TE to assure projects meet financial, schedule and customer expectations. They are responsible for defining and creating project schedules, portfolio management, communication and execution of programs, identifying resource constraints and working with management for resolution, while adhering to LeanPD processes.

The Project Manager will be responsible for managing various engineering projects.  He/she will be accountable for leading the projects to a successful conclusion and ensuring that each meet the targets set in terms of Design Requirements, Opex, Capex and Timeline. The role will provide leadership over New Product Development and Life Cycle Engineering projects.  This will be specifically for TE’s range of Terminals and Splices, and Identification products.  These are used primarily in Industrial applications, but also serve the needs of other Business Units e.g. AD&M.

The Project Manager will direct cross-functional project team members and is fully accountable to the Project Approval Committee (PAC) for his / her projects.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Job responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Act as the “General Manager” for the project to ensure that design requirements and contractual obligations for TE are met.
  • Proactively drive the detail of the Project Charter and the P&L accuracy through all project phases
  • Provide leadership over the project in accordance with TE project management policies:
    • Define, Scope-Out and Initiate the project. Understand and identify all internal and external requirements
    • Plan the project work to meet objectives. Work with functional managers to ensure resources are available.
    • Create and lead the project team.  Ensure that the project team is prepared for Gate / Interim Gate Reviews.
    • Execute the project plan to meet milestones, timelines, KPIs and the Project Charter.  Identify and proactively overcome barriers and roadblocks.
    • Monitor and Control.  Track, review, and regulate the progress and performance of the project. Proactively prevent delays to the schedule or budget overruns.
    • Completion.  Ensure finalization of all activities across the project team and Stakeholders to formally close the project or phase.
  • Actively identify & manage risks/liabilities associated with the project.
  • Identify and align Stakeholders to the Project Charter.
  • Communicate regularly with the project team and all Stakeholders.
  • Supply regular reporting to senior management on key metrics of the portfolio of projects under his/her management.
  • Identify and implement improvements to the project portfolio management process.

 

Key Qualifications, Experience & Knowledge:

  • University Degree; Engineering preferred .
  • Demonstrated experience in Engineering assignments, eg electrical components, mechatronics, Identification/RFID, application equipment.
  • Minimum of three years professional experience in Project Management.
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) certification desirable (CAPM, PMP, or PgMP).
  • Solid understanding of agile development methodology and the ability to deploy in NPD projects.
  • Strong and thorough knowledge of technical tools specific to Project Management, as well as knowledge on general engineering tools.  Experienced MS Project user.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Culturally sensitive.
  • Strong ability to set goals and motivate team members.
  • Able to work within a cross functional team to maintain schedule and financial goals throughout a project.
  • Ability to drive projects with external organizations and customers.
  • Capable to run multiple projects at the same time.
  • Ideal candidate is proactive, resilient, and self-confident.

Other Points

  • Flexibility in working days, and travelling to e.g. France, Germany, USA, India and Czech Republic.
  • High level of English language and documentation skills.
  • Fluency in French and / or German is beneficial.

Salary - Competitive

Closing date = 10/04/18

Competencies

  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

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