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VP OPERATIONS (Global Manufacturing) REMOTE

TE Connectivity

Location: Berwyn, Pennsylvania

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.

The Company

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 and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


The Vice President Operations - Integrated Supply Chain role will report directly to the IS Segment VP Global Operations and will be a member of the IS Segment Operations leadership team. In this role, the VP will work closely with the Industrial Solutions business units and segment leadership to develop and deploy transformational strategies that ensures the network and supply chain across IS operates at the highest level of effectively and efficiently - providing best-in-class service to our customers.

Direct Reports:

  • 2 Operations Transformation directors
  • Senior Individual contributor, succession potential for businesses.

The Role

The Industrial Solutions, Vice President Operations - Integrated Supply Chain, is responsible for assessing the current capabilities across the integrated supply chain - aligned with the four IS business units (AD&M, Energy, Industrial, and Medical) while building and deploying transformational strategies and initiatives which include:

  • Supplier management - Strategic supplier relationships with rationalization based on a balanced scorecard
  • Localized manufacturing and supply base - Network modeling/redesign to support in-region for-region, vertical integration, and strategic relationships with key local suppliers to reduce lead times
  • Portfolio rationalization - Conduct active portfolio management for each BU to reduce SKUs and # of parts stocked
  • Support upgrade and standardize systems - ERP, analytics tools, and interfaces (IBP) to accurately track and analyze inventory in real time (inbound, outbound, and inventory movement)
  • Process enhancements - e.g., S&OP, inventory management, fulfillment/order to cash - Ensure right talent and leaders are in place to drive change (IS Supply Chain talent assessment)
  • Make vs. Buy and Build Strategy – Develop make vs. buy playbook and revisit build strategy (MTO, MTS, ATO) across the segment
  • Logistics Modeling – Revisit land, ocean, and air effectiveness
  • Lean Deployment – TEOA reset


  • Lead continuous improvement transformations across IS operations including business processes critical to the overall strategies of the four IS business units
  • Lead a structured methodology around change management activities across the IS supply chain
  • In partnership with the businesses, assess and build a world class, highly capable supply chain team in IS
  • Be a liaison from the segment to deep dive on specific problems inside the BUs. Apply technical/data driven analyses, problem solve solutions and implement them while managing multiple shareholders
  • Drive a continuous improvement culture through collaboration and communication utilizing best practices, knowledge sharing, internal and external benchmarking, talent development and hands-on leadership
  • Collaborate with other operations and supply chain leaders across the enterprise to exchange best practices while developing standard operating procedures
  • Promote a culture that reflects company’s values, encourages outstanding performance, and promotes positive work environment
  • Recruit diverse candidates, develop, coach, and mentor talents across the segment to ensure every customer opportunity is maximized
  • Support and nurture technology and digitization leveraging systems and platforms to enhance the flow of information and improve supply chain performance
  • Lead operations integration planning for future Industrial Solutions M&A.
  • Play a critical role in developing processes that support the deployment next generation ERP and business critical platforms.
  • Lead, manage and development Segment Operations transformation team.


  • Bachelor of Science in Business, Engineering, or related field
  • Master’s Degree preferred
  • 15+ years operations/supply chain experience preferably in a technology environment/industry
  • Proven strategic thinker/business acumen
  • High level of proficiency in supply chain transformation and extensive knowledge of supply chain design, processes, and techniques
  • Experience and demonstrated results in a large, complex global organization
  • Demonstrated track record of taking initiative, working in a fast-paced environment, and handling multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Record of proven results in driving structural changes
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to lead/influence multi-cultural global teams, helping them grow to be stronger and more effective
  • Strong business and customer orientation
  • Excellent interpersonal and consulting skills
  • Ability to assess needs, collaborate and deliver practical solutions that drive results
  • Experience in developing and maintaining effective relationships, internally and externally across multiple cultures and geographies
  • Passionate, resilient leader with experience leading change
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and leadership skills
  • Experience multi-tasking in a highly matrixed environment with ability to adapt to changing priorities
  • Continuous improvement background - knowledge of Six Sigma and lean concepts
  • Working knowledge of P&L, cost saving strategies

Leadership Expectations

  • Unleash & develop talent: Develops self and others
  • Move at customer’s pace: Provide extraordinary customer experiences
  • Win in your markets: Use market intelligence to drive growth
  • Mind what matters: Eliminate inefficiencies through TE Operating Advantage (TEOA)
  • Think big, move fast: Properly balancing and combining scale and speed along with innovation is our competitive advantage and will allow to win in all our markets.


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


  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $254,480.00 – $381,720.00 (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