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Senior Manager Manufacturing Engineering

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TE Connectivity
Manufacturing & operations
10,001+ employees
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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

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 Engineering Teams are process leaders for stamping, molding or assembly related topics, ensuring the processes are running at optimum levels for quality and output. They are experts in mold tooling, die tooling, machining, and assembly techniques, possessing extensive knowledge of the associated manufacturing processes which may include the optimization and standardization of stamping / molding / assembly or other processes within the manufacturing environment. Manufacturing Engineering Teams enable the TE business unit plants to reach TE Operating Advantage (TEOA) requirements, roll out Centers of Excellence (COE), Best Demonstrated Practices (BDP’s) and advise plants on tool and machine duplications / corrections / improvements. They design and develop manufacturing process and automation platforms and apply them for the realization of new product developments as well as optimization of existing products already in production. The Teams also work alongside Product Development in the selection and optimization of tools for piece part production and the selection of the most suitable manufacturing concepts relative to planned manufacturing quantities, quality requirements and manufacturing location. They act as interface between engineering and production to ensure manufacturability of new designs and smooth production ramp up as well as assist the research & development teams to produce sample manufacturing equipment, product samples and prototypes.

What your background should look like:
Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the Assembly Center of Excellence team with members from all Business Units
  • Collaborate with sites to define savings potential associated with high impact ready to deploy (RTD) best practices, “opportunity to TE best.”
  • Monitor progress and drive focus to close the gap to “opportunity to TE best”, providing assistance as needed to accelerate RTD adoption.
  • Work with the AMT and technology teams to strengthen assembly automation competency within the plants. Identify and share best practices across the business.
  • Through direct engagement with sites and BU COE members, identify and prioritize assembly automation innovation opportunities, including support for development of business cases.
  • Lead development of assembly automation CoE strategic roadmap that enable growth and improve capital efficiency, flexibility and floorspace utilization.
  • Assist in evaluation on what technologies should be sourced internally or externally based on solid operation research and business science

What your background should look like:

Candidate Profile

  • A demonstrated track record of delivering step function improvement through technology.
  • Strong sense of urgency and accountability; energetic, proactive. Leading by example
  • Ability to merge diverse BU requirements and work across organizational boundaries to deliver innovative solutions with broad applications.
  • Working knowledge of engineering economics, statistics, basic industrial engineering and operational research and experience in application in manufacturing
  • Excellent business acumen in an innovative environment with experience in analyzing commercial value of technical project capabilities.
  • Ability to communicate vision and inspire people at every level to deliver and execute the strategy of the Assembly CoE. Ability to explain complex topics concisely.
  • Experienced in matrix management with a track record of being able to manage by influence and coordinate cross business unit activities.
  • Practical knowledge of assembly automation
  • Willingness to travel as necessary to support BU needs globally.
  • Strong detail oriented and goal focused project management competencies are essential.
  • Bachelor’s in Engineering with 10 or more years of experience required. Master’s degree or Professional Engineer Certification is preferred.
  • Proficient English language capability is required.



Building Effective Teams
Motivating Others
Managing and Measuring Work
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 more than 85,000 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: $150,960-226,440 (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