Operations Manager

TE Connectivity

Location: Mount Joy, Pennsylvania

Job Type: Full time

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The Aerospace, Defense and Marine (AD&M) business unit of TE is part of the Industrial Solutions segment – a world leader in the design of components and electrical interconnection solutions that are used for applications in extreme and harsh environments. These interconnect solutions make possible applications like avionics, jet engine management, flight controls, grounding systems and harness assemblies, in-flight entertainment (IFE) and cabin systems for today's "connected aircraft". Vertical markets served include commercial and military aviation, space, military ground vehicles, unmanned / drone vehicles, as well as marine offshore oil and gas (MOG) development. TE offers solutions for enhanced connectivity in extreme environments, from the deepest oceans, to deep space exploration. In your relentless need to save space and weight, improve data delivery and power management, you will find that AD&M is ready to collaborate with your design team to help you get your product to the market faster with smarter, better interconnect solutions

Job Overview

The Aerospace, Defense and Marine (AD&M) business unit of TE is currently in search of a motivated Operations Manager for our Mt. Joy, PA facility. TE Connectivity's Operations Managers are responsible for the day-to-day operations and short/long-term planning for the groups they manage. They manage manufacturing, production control, engineering, inventory control, EH&S, shipping/receiving, etc. focusing on the development of technologies and continuous improvement and translating customer requirements into state-of-the-art manufacturing strategies and processes.

This position requires access to information which is subject to stringent controls under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. lawful permanent resident, person granted asylee status in the U.S., or person admitted into the U.S. as a refugee.

Responsibilities

  • Plan, direct, and monitor production activities with the objective of maximizing the use of organizational resources to meet or exceed established targets for Safety, TEOA (LEAN), Quality, Delivery, Cost, Employee Engagement, and Talent Development
  • Provide support to Supervisors and Leads
  • Drive Out Wastes and Increase Labor and Equipment Efficiency
  • Focus on quality expectations of the customer and creating an extraordinary customer experience (ECE)
  • Measure performance (results and behaviors) while providing timely performance feedback and coaching
  • Retain and develop key talent
  • Conducts daily audits of the manufacturing processes to ensure all safety, quality, and process standards are being followed
  • Ensure internal audit findings are corrected by the production team
  • Responsible for driving improvements in safety, quality, delivery, and cost using TEOA tools and philosophy
  • Ability to network and work collaboratively with other functions in a global matrix organization
  • Compliance to on-time delivery, work center performance metrics, and customer quality expectations
  • Labor, waste, material variance, and expense budget objectives met in areas of accountability
  • Ensure that established quality policies, safety rules, and environmental regulations are followed
  • Manage, monitor, and report on capacity requirements
  • Work closely with the manufacturing engineering groups to ensure process safety, quality, and productivity
  • Participate in operation and project review meetings
  • Interviews applicants for operations jobs
  • Provide mentoring and on-going support to manufacturing team members
  • Understanding of quality documentation and reporting
  • Daily review of production schedules
  • Report the need for overtime as necessary
  • Provide reports and updates on performance measurements
  • Ensure that roles and expectations are clearly communicated throughout the entire value stream.

What your background should look like:

  • Bachelor’s degree and Minimum of 5-years’ experience in supervision and manufacturing operations
  • Proven experience in organization transformation, team leadership, and team development
  • Must have success in process improvements to drive efficiency and elimination of wastes
  • Lean Manufacturing Experience
  • Knowledge of MRP/ERP Planning and Execution Concepts (SAP Platform utilized)
  • Knowledge of Budgets, Financial Terms, and Accounting Concepts
  • Management and Communication skills with ability to communication to all levels of organization
  • Strong knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, as well as other Data Analytic Software
  • Experience leading in a fast paced, high performing culture
  • Self-motivation - be able to work under pressure, be flexible, reliable and able to deliver results according to specific targets in direct support of departmental goals and objectives.

This position requires access to information which is subject to stringent controls under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. lawful permanent resident, person granted asylee status in the U.S., or person admitted into the U.S. as a refugee.

Competencies

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

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 more than 85,000 employees, including over 8,000 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

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