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CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT 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. 

Responsibilities:

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. 

  • Develop site TEOA deployment plans consistent with business unit /plant strategic and operational plan.
  • Support and mentor site based TEOA Practitioners / Kaizen Facilitators to enable them to succeed in the TEOA deployment.
  • Identify and organize resources required to achieve successful implementation in accordance with plan.
  • Manage and control individual project teams and deployment plans at both site and functional levels.
  • Develop skill levels of practitioners and other site personnel in order to implement and sustain TEOA.
  • Monitor progress against plans, achievement of continuous improvement and progression to higher star assessment levels.
  • Monitor and report site level measurements and performance to star assessment levels.
  • Lead the Site TEOA project teams, develop value stream maps and execute the TEOA implementation plan for the site to achieve the plant level TEOA metrics and goals while ensuring alignment to the business unit strategy.
  • Create, plan, lead and follow-up of the TEOA implementation plan and ensure TEOA actions are visual to stakeholders and are driven to a sustainable closure.
  • Facilitate TEOA Kaizen events throughout the site.
  • Account for predicted savings and track, validate and post to financial/operational results.
  • Provide leadership on lean thinking, lean processing and lean production.
  • Train team members, management and staff in all TEOA tools.
  • Replicate examples of excellence across site and communicate this to other TEOA Practitioners within business unit.

What your background should look like:

  • 5 years of technical / operations   experience with focus on production, logistics or industrial engineering and finance.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field, Master's Degree preferred.
  • 1 to 2 years of experience as Lean practitioner and demonstrated evidence of sustained, successful lean activities within specific value streams.
  • Previous experience in leading continuous improvement activities at value stream level essential.
  • Previous hands-on and practical experience in using value stream mapping and implementing TEOA tools with proven results in at least the following areas:  5S+1, Visual Factory, Standard Work, Quick Changeover and TPM preferred.
  • Have the patience, perseverance and passion to drive the TEOA culture across the plant
  • Credibility and experience to work effectively and directly with the site management team
  • Excellent communication, coaching and inter-personal skills at all levels from the shop floor to top management
  • Strong team leader
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Analytically minded and data-driven

Competencies

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

TRUTNOV PORICI, 525, CZ, 54101

City:  TRUTNOV PORICI
State:  525
Country/Region:  CZ
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  73974
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Continuous Improvement


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