TE Connectivity

Location: Milpitas, California

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 Manufacturing/Production Teams transform raw materials into finished goods and ensure component flow. They perform changeovers and setups according to production schedule, perform quality checks according to established processes and document the results as required by our quality procedures. Every team member is responsible for maintaining housekeeping and organization of the work area as well as following TE Connectivity's EH&S policies and procedures.

Meeting commitments is a crucial element for this role. He/she will need to find creative solutions to issues in the off-shift time frames to ensure smooth operation of the wafer line. A focus on safety is paramount.


  • Manage the direct labor workforce on the 2nd shift (3:30pm-12:30am - 1 hour lunch)
  • Set and Obtain daily production objectives around Safety, Quality and Throughput. Ensure compliance to all safety policies and procedures and compliance to daily production schedule.
  • Plan, organize, and direct the direct labor workforce to ensure the most effective use of time and the highest output possible.
  • Interact regularly with Operations Managers.
  • Be a visible presence in the manufacturing areas to ensure the right tasks are completed at the right time.
  • Maintain ISO9001 and IATF16949 compliant manufacturing records.
  • Provide leadership and adequate resources to support daily production targets.
  • Conduct daily operations meetings and periodic shift communications meetings. Ensure budget and financial objectives and met.
  • Responsible for helping to drive cost improvement programs.
  • Initiate plans and processes to minimize manufacturing costs through effective utilization of manpower, equipment, facilities, materials and capital on the 2nd shift.
  • Ensure compliance with all government regulatory requirements. Ensure effective labor utilization within departments to allow for maximum return on labor investment.
  • Manage spending against budget and in relation to production volume.

What your background should look like:

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment and knowledge of quality standards and tools.
  • 5 years minimum in a leadership role in manufacturing.
  • Experience with MEMS wafer fab or other wafer fab operations and processes desired.
  • Six Sigma green or black belt preferred.
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively and be detail oriented.
  • Team oriented.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of employees and management.
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of experience and education required.
  • Self-starter, self-motivator with the ability to work effectively in a cross-functional team environment.
  • ISO 9001, IATF 16949 and ISO 14001 experience desired.


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


  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $84K-$127K (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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