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Senior Project Leader (m/w/d) - Data Connectivity OPS transformation

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

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical leadership and direction for large and complex Data Connectivity projects
  • Coordination of all new Data Connectivity projects on the Manufacturing side for all production sites
  • Steering of the collaboration with the respective project member in an agile environment with a high degree of self-organization
  • Link between Manufacturing, Engineering and Sales in the area of Data Connectivity
  • Managing and ensuring smooth project execution in terms of time, money and resources
  • Promote cross-functional collaboration and coordination between the departments involved
  • Steering the problem / escalation processes
  • Steering the solution finding processes with internal and external stakeholders
  • Coordinating specific requirements in terms of technical feasibility
  • Value Stream Optimization - Reduction of parts tourism while optimizing costs at the same time
  • Active demand of the team regarding the KPIs Design for Manufacturability and Design to Cost
  • Promote the (technical) "lessons learned process" for next generation products
  • Benchmarking together with engineering teams of new and innovative technologies and processes
  • Implementation of Lean Management tools already in the concept phase (3P Event, Continu-ous Improvement/ Lesson learned)
  • Define and support a vision for Operational Excellence for Data Connectivity
  • Create traction to implement this vision by designing a future value stream model in more detail
  • Design the best E2E manufacturing strategy for Data Connectivity
  • Develop and execute Operations footprint growth strategy for Data Connectivity

What your background should look like:

  • Completed university studies in the field of project management or mechanical engineering, electrical engineering
  • Several years of professional experience in the management of complex technical projects in an international environment (>€15. million)
  • Several years of professional experience in the environment of special mechanical engineering are desirable
  • Good design to cost understanding
  • Very good experience in escalation and conflict management
  • High willingness and enthusiasm to get familiar with technical topics (e.g. high frequencies, data connectivity)
  • Ability to operate in an international environment with matrix organization
  • Experience from the application of lean methods
  • An independent, responsible and goal-oriented way of working with a high degree of service and team orientation
  • Highly solution-oriented and analytical thinking
  • 25 - 50% willingness to travel
  • Very good knowledge of English, as well as very good local language skills
  • Strong strategic mindset
  • Strong analytical and commercial capabilities
  • Experience with optimizing processes, moving from high-volume/low-complexity to low-volume/high complexity strongly preferred
  • Automotive Tier 1 experience is an advantage


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Wört, BW, DE, 73499

City:  Wört
State:  BW
Country/Region:  DE
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  70810
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Function:  Manufacturing

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