Manager Continuous Improvement

 

Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 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 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

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 Continuous Improvement Manager designs and implements programs and projects to improve products, services, or processes aligned with business strategies. They coach teams; establish program performance metrics; and establish process excellence support to meet the metrics of the business' TE Operating Advantage.  Creganna Medical, part of TE Connectivity is seeking a manager to implement and facilitate this process at our Tualatin Oregon Facility and select areas at our Wilsonville site. This position supports TE Medical's specialty wire division in Tualatin and Heat Shrink Tubing VS in Wilsonville.

Responsibilities

 

Assume the lead role in the site’s TEOA process implementation – lead process improvement projects and facilitate team projects/mentor team members who are leading process improvement projects

  • Guide the analysis of existing methods to promote effective operations through standardization, improvement, simplification, discontinuance or other methods.
  • Utilize Lean and Six Sigma approaches to process improvements.
  • Develop recommendations for business processes that ensure alignment with strategic direction; integrate business processes between multiple organizations. 
  • Guide the coordination of business process changes, implement system solutions.
  • Apply advanced skills to resolve complex problems not covered by existing procedures or practices independently.
  • Display a high level of critical thinking in bringing successful resolution to high –impact, complex and /or cross-functional problems.
  • Supports the integration of processes (departments) into appropriately interconnected extended value streams.
  • Develop and utilize current and future state value stream maps to identify strategic projects and corresponding rolling 12-month implementation plans aligned with the company’s strategic direction.
  • Identification and leverage of best practices across the entire TE operation.

Competencies

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

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Location: 

Wilsonville, OR, US, 97070

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Education Experience:  Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)
Travel:  10% to 25%


Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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