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SR Global Quality Manager (Remote)

TE Connectivity

Location: Houston, Texas

Job Type: Full time

Posted


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 Sr. Manager, Quality - Marine | Oil & Gas is a pivotal role within the Quality Organization of the Aerospace, Defense & Marine (ADM) Business Unit. The MOG Sr. Quality Manager oversees the execution of the MOG Quality strategy to achieve world-class business performance. As the head of the SBU quality organization and a member of the SBU leadership team, the candidate must effectively partner with other functions to improve product and process Quality using principles of Quality Assurance and Continuous Improvement. A significant focus of the quality leader will be on talent development, strengthening the technical and leadership skills of the team. The Sr. Manager will lead by example and enhance the organization’s culture through instilling a “Zero Defect Culture” mindset.


This position requires access to information which is subject to stringent controls under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. lawful permanent resident.


Job Responsibilities

  • Implements and helps refine the Quality Management System
  • Actively drives the 1ADM/1CP Quality initiative in deploying efficient and consistent procedures across the enterprise.
  • Customer Quality: Interfaces where necessary directly with key customers to ensure ECE related to Product and Process Quality QC Inspection: Arranges for QC inspection of products, at the factories, both incoming and outgoing.
  • Complaint Handling: Response to customer complaints (RMAs) that are received and recorded via the TECH’s (TE system). Investigates complaints and takes appropriate action. Ensures qualitative and timely resolution of issues and drives overall levels of complaints down
  • Actively engages cross-functionally to help refine the process excellence related to QPL Compliance to Mil-Spec Products for Government Agencies (DLA, Nav-Sea etc.).
  • Engages in the customer PO process to assure quality requirements and take exception when unable to meet.
  • Implements and creates accountability plans for plant-level metrics associated with quality (internal and external)
  • Ensures robust succession plans and talent pipelines to identify and develop bench strength to fill future leadership roles.
  • 25% to 50% Travel to MOG Facilities and key customer locations
  • Manage multiple sites in MOG and related product lines in US, Mexico, and United Kingdom.
  • Develop, documenting, implementing, and managing the quality management system for the sub-business unit.
  • Sets the tone for a “Zero Defect Culture” and deployment of continuous improvement/lean as the engine of delivering consistent and reliable operational performance.
  • Deploy structured problem-solving techniques to identify root cause and corrective actions.
  • Actively drive TE Operating Advantage as the de facto TEOA Champion at the leadership team.
  • Reports to the Director of Operations, MOG

What your background should look like:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or quality discipline. Graduate degree desired, but not essential.
  • Minimum 10 years of quality management experience in a discrete manufacturing company. Familiarity with Aerospace products markets is a plus.
  • Considerable Global leadership experience, working with Asia, Europe and North America.
  • Experience in a low volume, high mix environment with high external quality documentation requirements typical of Defense and other mission critical applications
  • Ability to aide GM & Director ,Operations to operationalize the strategy related to the Global Quality organization and execution of strategic and operational initiatives.
  • Build Effective Teams: Creates and communicates standards and mission
  • Drive for Results: Displays initiative, prioritizes time and resources, seeks solutions and outcomes.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills combined with technical writing skills with an ability to understand and apply technical information.
  • Excellent planning and organizing skills.
  • Ability to work closely with customers colleagues regarding quality requirements and expectations
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively at all levels of the organization, with the competency and tenacity to achieve results without formal authority.
  • Structured problem-solving skills and experience.

Culture: drives and has the resilience to sustain a positive culture and required organization structure that is responsive and adaptable to change; collaborative yet accountable; ensures the right example is set in providing specific feedback to encourage performance/professional development of those on the team and across the organization.


High engagement & ownership: hands on executive who develops a granular view of the business and able to dig deep as needed into the business/issues and lead by example, sets the right operating cadence and is personally accountable for the organization results, rolls up his/her sleeves to get to work and help solve problems when required.


Pace & energy: high energy, sets a quick pace and demonstrates a real sense of urgency and ensuring the right focus on things that matter most to create value.


Results focused: results-oriented, delivers consistently against both short term and long-term plans, constantly raises the bar on performance and leads the organization toward a higher level of achievement.


Customer & market orientation: demonstrates knowledge & insights about the overall market and experience in dealing with the customer base, understands competition, creates a compelling vision for the organization and drives focused action plans; is passionate about winning.
Leadership style: team player motivated by opportunity & challenge to drive the business forward and build a sustainable organization, strong communication skills that are crisp, credible and which instill confidence in the organization and creates strong followership.

Competencies

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

ABOUT TE CONNECTIVITY
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 www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

COMPENSATION

  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $141,120- $211,680 (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
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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