TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on , , and .
The Aerospace, Defense and Marine (AD&M) business unit of TE is part of the Industrial Solutions segment -- a world leader in the design of components and electrical interconnection solutions that are used for applications in extreme and harsh environments. These interconnect solutions make possible applications like avionics, jet engine management, flight controls, grounding systems and harness assemblies, in-flight entertainment (IFE) and cabin systems for today's "connected aircraft". Vertical markets served include commercial and military aviation, space, military ground vehicles, unmanned / drone vehicles, as well as marine offshore oil and gas (MOG) development. TE offers solutions for enhanced connectivity in extreme environments, from the deepest oceans, to deep space exploration. In your relentless need to save space and weight, improve data delivery and power management, you will find that AD&M is ready to collaborate with your design team to help you get your product to the market faster with smarter, better interconnect solutions.
Job OverviewTE Connectivity's Supplier Development Teams find and develop suppliers to support the strategic sourcing organization in driving incremental performance in supplier quality, delivery, price and service. They teach new suppliers on how to work with TE (portal access, e-procurement tool usage, TE procedures, etc.). They extend TE Operational Advantage into the supply base to generate continuous improvement in the extended value stream, deliver incremental improvements through supplier development lead projects and achieve improvement targets specific for supplier development. They also help drive selection and development of the best total cost supply option in the region where the commodity or service is consumed. They keep abreast of emerging market options and inform the broader procurement organization of trends and new supply options.What your background should look like:Responsibilities
Act as an interface between supply base and internal customer to provide project support for issues related to supplier performance.
Maintain accurate reporting and communication for supplier capabilities, capacity and performance information for improving supplier selection process.
Participate/Support supplier development efforts based on technical deficiency or areas of weak performance. This can include developing a corrective action plan to address non-compliant issues.
Participate in the development and deployment of multi-year strategies for tooling that are aligned with the molding strategy
Identify and implement cost savings projects related to the molding commodity
Learn, promote and provide instruction on established processes, standard works and best demonstrated practices developed to support the Moulding supply base.
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field, Master's Degree preferred
+10 years of professional experience with focus on molding process
Strong background in Lean practices, experience in using value stream mapping and implementing TEOA tools, such as: 5S+1, Visual Factory, Standard Work, Quick Changeover and TPM essential.
Excellent communication skills at all levels from the shop floor to top management
Ability to think strategically and execute tactically to deliver results
Analytically minded and data-driven to have a holistic overview of complex situations.
Fluent in both spoken and written Spanish and English.
Willingness to travel as needed.
CompetenciesValues: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation