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TE Connectivity

Location: Plymouth

Job Type: Full time


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

The Manufacturing Team Leader provides work direction and coordinates the activities of Commercial Production and Assembly Operators on the line(s) that they support. Responsible for performing a wide variety of operations in support of Commercial Production goals. Works with Operations support functions and assists in training new Assembly Operators.


  • Works on operations activities on the line(s) they support.
  • Coordinates work direction of operations and activities for production and operating workers on the line(s) they support. Works with Engineers to understand daily output requirements and communicate tool, product, or part needs on the line(s).
  • Demonstrate equipment operations and work and safety procedures to new employees, or assign employees to experienced workers for training. Enforces safety and sanitation regulations.
  • Ability to perform and demonstrate all Manufacturing procedures after training and the ability to train operators on manufacturing procedures.
  • Read and analyze charts, work orders, production schedules, and other records and reports to determine production needs. Accurately completes all essential documents.
  • Performs intermediate assembly tasks, such as bonding, trimming, etching wires, swaging shafts, fusing skiving shafts, folding, marking, braiding, coiling, and performing leak testing. Adjusts and trims materials from components to achieve specified medical or dimensional characteristics.
  • Performs online go-not-go testing and inspection to ensure parts and assemblies meet production specifications and standards.
  • Package finished assemblies or subassemblies in clear plastic bags. Ability to inspect work-in-process to document quality standards. Working understanding of Just-In-Time assembly procedures such as lot control, line clearance forms, and material requisitions.
  • Monitor (each morning and throughout the day) the sign-off of routing paperwork and verify the in-process testing (ex. Pull Tests) is done on time and accurately.
  • This position gives work direction to the assigned line(s) only.

Shift: 2nd, MON-THURS, 3:30 pm-2 am - Shift Premium: 10%.

What your background should look like:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Three to five years experience in a manufacturing environment preferred, preferably medical device; experience working with different types of catheter equipment and materials; and basic drawing and specification understanding.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Must have the ability to calculate figures and amounts using basic math.
  • Possesses the leadership skills needed to lead the team and provide adequate work direction.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English in order to effectively understand, complete, and communicate required paperwork and documentation, including but not limited to safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, Lot History Records (LHR), and procedure manuals, to effectively communicate to cross-functional teams.


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation