El Cajon, California
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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

The Aerospace Defense and Marine (AD&M) business of TE Connectivity are leaders in the design, development, engineering, and manufacturing of a comprehensive portfolio of connectors, fiber optics, wires, cables, antennas, circuit protectors and moldings for harsh environments. We have a global customer base and over 6000 employees in 17 sites across the world to deliver a broad range of world-class solutions for the Aerospace, Defense, Marine and Oil & Gas industry.

Our more than 50,000 customers are served by dedicated sales professionals and engineers globally. Our global network of manufacturing sites that are located in France, the UK, India, China, Mexico and the US. With current overall revenues of $1.1bn, TE AD&M has an ambitious goal to accelerate the grow towards a $1.5bn business both through organic activities driven by strong execution and through inorganic strategies.

Within AD&M, we encourage and embrace everyone's unique differences and we want to leverage the power of those differences to drive the innovations of tomorrow by operating with our core cultural beliefs: People First, Think Customer, Mind What Matters, Get It Right, Own It, and Be Bold.

Please note: This position may involve working with technical data, technology, software/source code, hardware, or other items (collectively “items) subject to U.S. and non-U.S. export control laws and regulations. Under these regulations, it may be necessary for TE to verify a candidate’s national origin and/or citizenship status to determine whether a U.S. or other government export license is required prior to releasing its technologies to the candidate. If TE determines that TE will require a license or will be prohibited by applicable laws from providing the candidate with items necessary for the performance of this position, then TE expressly reserves the right to either a) make an offer of employment contingent upon TE receiving required export licenses from the appropriate government agency, b) consider the candidate for a different position that is not subject to such restrictions, on whatever terms and conditions TE shall establish in its sole discretion, or c) decline to move forward with the candidate’s application.

Overview and Responsibilities

The Operations Talent Training Leader serves as the key business partner and trusted advisor for our Plant Manager in El Cajon, CA. In this role, you will be responsible for identifying, developing, and retaining talent within our operations department. You will work closely with department managers to assess training needs, design, and deliver training programs, and implement talent management strategies to support organizational goals.


  • In partnership with country HR, understand business cycles and talent needs of the organization to develop ‘people’ strategies to build the capability and flexibility of the workforce to meet business goals.
  • Drive, in partnership with country HR, the employee engagement and culture of AD&M BU and TE.
  • Apply the Six Sigma (TEOA) principles and tools to continuously improve training processes and services.
  • In partnership with country HR, identify training needs aligned to the strategic workforce plan of the site and align to the onboarding process.
  • Develop in partnership with country HR leadership training to grow skillsets from the shopfloor through to management.
  • Working in partnership with the plant requirements, EH&S regulatory requirements, Engineering & HR to ensure that all training is in place as needed.
  • Design and develop comprehensive training programs tailored to the needs of various roles within the operations department.
  • Manage the documentation for training to ensure it is accurate, in date, and refreshed as required.
  • Drive the safety culture through safety training throughout the plant.
  • Review & follow up on coordination of training plans and program requirements.
  • Training records creation and follow-up, documentation storage, and audit trails in sole source solutions.
  • Coordinate local and external training.
  • Manage local labor reports, and corporate & annual audits for external regulators.
  • Track and analyze training metrics to measure the effectiveness of training programs

What your background should look like:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, Business Administration, or a related field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in talent management, training, or organizational development, in an operations or manufacturing environment
  • Strong understanding of talent assessment methodologies, performance management, and employee development practices
  • Familiarity of manufacturing processes, equipment, and quality standards
  • Familiarity with safety regulations and compliance requirements in a manufacturing setting
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage and motivate employees at all levels.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and learning management systems.


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Inclusion, Innovation, Teamwork

TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions enables the distribution of power, signal, and data to advance next-generation transportation, renewable energy, automated factories, data centers, medical technology, and more. With more than 85,000 employees, including 8,000 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, Instagram, and X (formerly Twitter).


  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $90,000 - 110,000 (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