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Director MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING New Technologies EMEA

Job Posting Title: Director MANUFACTURING ENGINEERING 

Job Code: 30003239  

Segment: TRANSPORTATION SOLUTIONS (50132248) 

Business Unit: GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE (10002006) 

Building: Woert (512) 

Band/Level: 3 

Hiring Manager: PETER GOESELE 

Recruiter: Inken Diederich 

Relocation:Yes - Domestic 

Travel: 25% to 50% 

Employee Referral Amount:  

Education Experience: Masters or MBA Degree 

Employment Experience: 10 years or more

 

Company Information

TE Automotive is one of the leading providers of advanced automobile connectivity solutions. We enable nearly every electronic function in the car -- from alternative power systems to infotainment and sensor technologies – all in a harsh environment. No matter which technology path OEMs choose to innovate for the connected car, we’re committed to helping our customers meet evolving challenges and requirements.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Manufacturing Engineering Teams are process leaders for stamping, molding or assembly related topics, ensuring the processes are running at optimum levels for quality and output. They are experts in mold tooling, die tooling, machining, and assembly techniques, possessing extensive knowledge of the associated manufacturing processes which may include the optimization and standardization of stamping / molding / assembly or other processes within the manufacturing environment. Manufacturing Engineering Teams enable the TE business unit plants to reach TE Operating Advantage (TEOA) requirements, roll out Centers of Excellence (COE), Best Demonstrated Practices (BDP’s) and advise plants on tool and machine duplications / corrections / improvements. They design and develop manufacturing process and automation platforms and apply them for the realization of new product developments as well as optimization of existing products already in production. The Teams also support Product Development in the selection and optimization of tools for piece part production and the selection of the most suitable manufacturing concepts relative to planned manufacturing quantities, quality requirements and manufacturing location. They act as interface between engineering and production to ensure manufacturability of new designs and smooth production ramp up as well as support the research & development teams to produce sample manufacturing equipment, product samples and prototypes.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Responsibilities

Benchmark our current manufacturing processes with the external market and regular review of major process-related challenges to further improve

Has the overall responsibility to provide manufacturing concepts for new and existing products.

Establish and implement new and stable manufacturing processes on market leader level

Transform the Manufacturing Engineering from a 2D Enterprise into the 3D World and establish a Digital Twin to our Manufacturing Process Development

Ramp up scenarios for risk mitigation and fast to customer

Fulfil CER expectation on concept design and successful industrialisation

Establish a process to compare with most advanced simulation programs and technologies the results against the simulation to further improve Time to Market

Improve the design for manufacturing in collaboration with Product Engineering, Quality, Operations, Centre of Excellences and Manufacturing Engineering

Minimize our Tooling Costs and Time to Market with Advanced Design Concepts, Additive Manufacturing, Reverse Engineering

Continuous tracking of required skills in current and future business opportunities

Establish the right KPIs to measure success

Coach, mentor and develop the team by fostering an environment of continuous learning, and encouraging global collaboration in a geographically and culturally dispersed organization with a strong view on continuous improvement

 

Qualifications:

Master/Diplom in Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial Engineering or equivalent

10+ year’s work experience

Strong background in creating manufacturing concepts and processes

Good background in industrialisation of projects

Experience in manufacturing of electronic components

Lean and Value Stream Thinking

Cost calculation skills

Demonstrated ability to motivate all levels of the organization

Comfortable to work in a fast-paced, international matrix organisation

Fast learner, able to quickly familiarize her/himself with existing methods and practices and new concepts/ideas

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Strong team formation and leadership skills

Ability to form successful working relationships quickly at all levels

Fluent English languages, the local language would be a plus

Competencies

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

Location: 

Wört, BW, DE, 73499

Alternative Locations: 
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  45395


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