Plant Manager

TE Connectivity
Waynesboro, PA
Apr 20, 2017
Apr 21, 2017
Full Time
TE Connectivity is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our commitment to innovation enables advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. TE s unmatched breadth of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest of environments, helps build a safer, greener, smarter and more connected world. With 75,000 people including more than 7,000 engineers working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, we help ensure that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS - MANAGER - Waynesboro Operations The Application Tooling Division of TE Connectivity is currently seeking a highly motivated and energetic individual to join our ManufacturingOperations Leadership team. Application Tooling is a worldwide engineering and manufacturing business unit that designs and manufactures application equipment, tooling and precision machined products for all markets. The dynamic work environment at TE Connectivity will enable you to capture every bit of potential out of your career. We are known by our customers for exceptional quality, innovation and service. Person(s) performing this role are models for the TE Connectivity core values of Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, and Innovation. While functioning in this role you will be expected to operate at the highest standards of individual and corporate integrity, honor all commitments made while taking personal responsibility for actions/results, and foster an environment that encourages innovation, creativity, excellence and results through teamwork. Our organization strives to practice leadership that teaches, inspires, and promotes full participation of all employees combined with a foundational belief in continuous career development. Responsible for the day-to-day operations and long-term planning for GATD s Waynesboro operation. Functions under the Plant Manager s responsibility, either directly or indirectly, include manufacturing, production control, manufacturing engineering, procurement and shipping/receiving activities. Defines goals, improves technologies, and resolves problems. Translates customer requirements into state-of-the-art manufacturing strategies and processes, resulting in cost-effective processing and profitable manufacturing of company products. Develops operations-related plans, budgets, and policies and procedures. Cascade strategic objectives from Segment, Business Unit and Operations functional leadership. Set and clarify requirements and expectations for direct and matrixed reports based on the strategic direction and needs of the business. Plan, direct and monitor production activities with the objective of maximizing the use of organizational resources to meet or exceed established targets for TEOA (LEAN), Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, Employee Engagement and Talent Development.Drive the creation and deployment of Continuous Improvement initiatives which enable functional areas and the site to meet or exceed its Operating plan. This includes process changes and other TEOA (LEAN) initiatives, techniques and enhancements focused on STAR level certification. Source and creatively nurture process improvement ideas from others at the site through daily GO meetings, GEMBA walks and other creative incubation processes. Take proactive steps to ensure best practices are shared. Drive standard work for safety, quality, inventory, scrap rate/yield, TPM, 5S+1.Develop action plans and make operational decisions on policies, tactics and resources critical to the site s operational success thus ensuring successful delivery against targets and strategy (Capex).Own the environmental, health and safety for the site. Drive the successful resolution of building issues and repairs. Deliver an extraordinary customer experience. Understand the demand from the customer and plan materials and production in alignment with plan. Understand the extended value stream from procurement, through production to delivery and beyond. Focus on quality expectations of the customer and creating an extraordinary customer experience including but not limited to continuously improving ship to request rate, reduction of customer complaints/issues while balancing cost.Plan materials and production around the needs of the customer. Develop and implement production operating budget and plan. Allocate appropriate resources and monitor goal attainment. Develop headcount requirements and work to align with achieving operations plan.Partner with support staff and matrixed reports to ensure the support and resources provided align with the needs of the operation. As the plant manager, responsible for P&L, conversion and material productivity.Measure performance (results and behaviors) while providing timely performance feedback and coaching. Mentor, coach and engage team. Resolve issues with people or functions to achieve targeted performance targets/metrics. Retain your key talent. Hold others accountable based on their personal performance results/behaviors as well as team results/behaviors versus expectations/targets.Demonstrate and proactively drive all people management responsibilities including hiring, training, coaching, performance management (performance objective setting, development planning, mid-year & year-end performance reviews, calibration), compensation planning and employee relations for direct and matrixed reports. Proactively address potentially difficult or complex employee relations issues while pulling in the necessary stakeholders (ie HR, Legal, etc.).Drive strategic workforce planning and successful talent development strategies aligned to business needs, OLR and strategic succession planning outcomes/requirements, and seasonality.Drive employee engagement at the site through an appropriate daily, weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and quarterly communication strategy with a strong focus on recognition. Hold town hall meetings and conduct skip-levels with your report s direct reports.Participate in monthly business processes and related meetings including but not limited to Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP), Financial Reconciliation Reviews, Quality Operations Reviews, and Safety Review. Key Areas of Responsibility Responsibility Includes the Following Tasks % of Time (Total should equal 100%) Planning & Budgeting Loading & Balancing workHeadcount vs. BudgetCost ControllingExpense budgetingManufacturing varianceReporting 15% Employee Engagement & Talent Development CommunicationsCoachingMentoringMonthly 1:1s with direct and matrixed reportsTalent Review (OLR)Retention w/ focus on key talentEmployee EngagementGEMBA WalksMonthly Town Halls & Employee Communications 20% Production Management & Process Improvement Strategy executionMonitoring production, quality, deliveryKey project tracking and timely close out of key items/key findingsOn-site review at shop floor level for Environment Health & Safety, GEMBA, 5S+1 and TEOA effortsTrainingDaily GO MeetingsGEMBA WalksKaizen ActivitiesReportingMonthly reporting meetingsCustomer meetings 30% Facility & Equipment Management Review, approve and monitor the implementation of annual facility equipment needs including equipment and overhaul planningEquipment or plant expansionRelocation of plant or equipmentFacility energy savingsCost Savings 15% Management Allocating work across teamsPerformance Management (objective setting, development planning, mid-year/year-end process, calibration)CoachingEmployee RelationsPolicy & procedure implementation, localization, working guidelines, enforcementOpen door and skip-level meetings 20% KEY SUCCESS/PERFORMANCE METRICS List the key areas which drive and determine success for the position. This includes qualitative and quantitative goals/objectives which should be results oriented, specific and measurable. Environmental Health & Safety (Total Recordable Incident Rate, Lost Time Recordable Incident Rate, SAFE score, BBS metrics, Near Hits and corrective action closure rate)Financial Metrics attainment / Cost management / Productivity (Conversion & Material) for siteCustomer Experience (Ship to Request, Lead-Time Reduction, Customer Complaints, Shipment Defects (PPM), TTM/TTV)Gross and Net Inventory / Inventory turns (Plant & Total) / Days on HandTotal Productive Maintenance (TPM)Mean Time Between Failures / Mean Time to RepairOverall Equipment Effectiveness / Equipment utilization efficiencyCost of (poor) QualityTEOA STAR Level attainment and Continuous ImprovementEmployee Engagement & Communications (for site ranging from 200-1000+ employees)Standard WorkSET (Strategy, Execution & Talent) principles Experience Minimum 10+ years of experience requiredMinimum 3+ years management experience requiredPrior experience managing a team of direct and matrixed reports preferredPrior experience in supply chain, materials or operations management preferredStrong demonstrated engineering/technical acumen and finance/financial acumen preferred Education 4-Year College Degree Required. Technical discipline preferred.Masters in Engineering, Production/Operations Management or MBA preferred Professional Training & Certifications Certification in ISO 9000, ISO/TS16949 desiredProject Management training desiredLeadership Development training desired

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