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

TE Connectivity's Operations Managers are responsible for the day-to-day operations and short/long-term planning for the sites they manage.

Thinking strategically, develop a team and provide leadership that enables operations functions including but not limited to Production, Engineering, NPI, Continuous Improvement, EHS, Facilities, Quality, and Supply Chain to:

  • Transform and sustain operations competitive advantages through quality, cost, and service
  • Deliver ECE based on customer value and retain/improve customer loyalty for business & profitability growth
  • Achieve plant long term strategic goals and short-term plan commitments and goals

Major Accountabilities:

  • Developing and maintain a site strategy and road map of delivery for your site in line with the Metals business strategy ensuring alignment throughout the facility to goals & deliverables
  • Site level budget/forecast and delivery of performance to agreed targets
  • Manage & motivate staff: ensure that roles and expectations are clearly communicated throughout the organization
  • Drive the performance of the operations through clear cascaded goals and KPIs
  • Grow the business through partnering with the R&D organization ensuring successful launch of NPI
  • Work closely with all functions to ensure appropriate structures & capabilities req'd are in place to enable success, ensuring a deep understanding of the talent pipeline & capability gaps
  • Driving transformational change through all functions in line with the site strategy
  • Develop a culture in line with desired TE behaviors that focuses on continuous improvement
  • Engage with the metals leaders globally to ensure standardization of process & approach across the Metals Operations network
  • Manage and optimize resources to deliver consistently on performance measures and growth expectations
  • Continually seek and capitalize on opportunities to increase customer satisfaction & deepen customer relationships.
  • Drive the environmental, health, and safety performance of the factory
  • Ensure that an effective communication strategy is in place at all levels throughout the site
  • Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations as well as all TE policies and procedures
  • Create an inclusive, authentic employee experience that will ignite commitment and confidence in leadership, to strengthen individual, team & business performance.

What your background should look like:

Education and Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in a technical or business discipline or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in an advanced manufacturing company, with a minimum of 5 yr operations leadership experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and lead a team
  • Proven ability to identify, coach and grow talent
  • Experience in a similar leadership role in a related industry.
  • Ability to adapt to work priorities in response to a rapidly changing environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to think strategically and execute tactically to deliver results
  • Strong financial and analytical skills
  • Strong technical knowledge
  • Experience in continuous improvement and Lean Manufacturing background desirable
  • Medical product experience and knowledge of FDA regulations is a plus
  • Must be proficient in English language


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

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 approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $132.4k – $198.6k annually (subject to change dependent on physical location)
  • Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. TE Connectivity reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the experience/qualification of the selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.
  • Total Compensation = Base Salary + Incentive(s) + Benefits


  • A comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401(k), disability, life insurance, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off and voluntary benefits.

EOE, Including Disability/Vets

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