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Continuous Improvement Analyst III

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'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.

Tyco Electronics Operating Advantage
TEOA (Tyco Electronics Operating Advantage) is a company-wide program aimed at improving our business performance by applying best practice improvement tools to become more efficient and effective so that we can be more productive, satisfy our customers and deliver more value to our shareholders.

The position 

The TEOA Analyst will be responsible for rolling out the TEOA program at the site. He/she will work with the TEOA manager to install TEOA tools and drive performance. 

What You'll be Doing...

As a Product Marketing Analyst, you are responsible for;

•    Coordinate with the site management and TEOA deployment Team the development of the site-level Current State VSM, Future State VSM and TEOA deployment plan based on TEOA Site Assessment, in order to achieve the plant performance objectives (Star levels);
•    Discuss with site management on the resources and priorities needed to support the deployment plan. 
•    Plan, drive and follow-up the TEOA deployment plan at the site.  
•    Monthly audits of the TEOA tool implementation and report results in the global TEOA Assessment Tool
•    Hold weekly follow-up of the improvement projects as planned in the deployment plan 
•    Hold monthly Review meetings with Plant management and EMEA Management to review the committed deliverables and adjust the TEOA deployment plan if needed. 
•    Increase knowledge to all levels of employees by detecting training needs and organize training of problem-solving techniques and TEOA improvement tools. 
•    Share Successfully Demonstrated Practices (SDP’s) with Tyco Electronics Community. 
•    Lead more complex improvement projects such as implementing new material flow systems 

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What your background should look like:

•    3-5 years of professional experience with focus on production or engineering.
•    At least 3 years experience in leading continuous improvement activities on site level (Lean Leader or similar function).
•    Extensive hands-on and practical experience in using value stream mapping and implementing TEOA tools. Lead minimum 25 kaizen events with proven results in at least following areas:  5S+1, Visual Factory, Standard Work, Quick Changeover and TPM.
•    Have the patience, perseverance and passion to drive the TEOA culture across the plant. 
•    Credibility and experience to work effectively and directly with the senior on-site leadership team
•    Excellent communication and coaching skills at all levels from the shop floor to top management (Strong team leader)
•    Ability to think strategically and execute tactically (i.e. deliver results)
•    Strong project management skills
•    Analytically minded and data driven. The candidate must also have a holistic overview of complex situations and deal effectively with difficult issues when they arise.
•    Six sigma Green Belt or higher degree is a plus, but not a prerequisite. 
•    Experience in the automotive industry is a plus, but not a prerequisite.


Work Location

This position is located at our Tullahoma, TN site.


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
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.


What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.


EOE, Including Disability/Vets



State:  TN
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  78995
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Continuous Improvement

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

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