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TE Connectivity

Head of Manufacturing Engineering & Process Development

Tolosa, Spain

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 Head of Manufacturing Engineering & Process Development leads initiatives to mature medical device products from prototype to market through scaling of assembly processes and influence on device design to ensure DFM. This role collaborates closely with the NPI Leads and on a global cross functional level with project stakeholders to define a competitive manufacturing strategy.
Leads the manufacturing engineering team in successful execution and development. The Head of Manufacturing Engineering & Process Development develops the process strategy to move the product from development stages to mass manufacturing, coordinating, planning, and managing the activities related to the production process according to the lean six sigma methodology.

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• Lead and manage the manufacturing engineering team, providing guidance, mentoring, and training to ensure the team's success and professional growth.
• Wide knowledge and experience on engineering technologies to support prototype through high volume manufacture including: fixture design, material handling, bonding technologies, QC methods, application methods, packaging, etc.

• Lead expert of advanced work on multiple assembly technologies (e.g. laser welding, ultrasonic welding, heat staking, sensors, robotics, vision systems, etc.)

• Capable to resource, delegate, constructively critique, and monitor technical work to satisfy packet objectives

• Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including design engineering, production, and quality assurance, to develop and implement new products or processes.

• Develop and implement manufacturing processes and procedures to optimize production efficiency, quality and safety

• Capable of identifying risks of inability to meet targeted COGS, and champions solutions to recover

• Manage and oversee the implementation of new equipment, technologies, and automation systems to enhance manufacturing capabilities and efficiency

• Ensure the technological and manufacturing strategy alignment between R&D, PD and Operations

• Collaborate with suppliers and vendors to source and evaluate new technologies, materials, and equipment to improve manufacturing processes and reduce costs

• Planning and implementation of measures to fill technical gaps/risks or failures within the organization

• Provide technical support and guidance to resolve complex manufacturing issues, troubleshoot problems, and optimize production output.

• Responsible for the final mfg documents such as but not limited to: BOM, Work instructions, test plans, V&V reports, PFMEAs, Engineering Change Orders, IQ, OQ, PQ etc.

• Assists EH&S as needed, and champions a safety first process and team culture

• Collaborates with Manufacturing site(s) to proactively plan for and support product transfer

• Leverage lean methodologies, business acumen, and critical thinking to effectively scale and process improve workflows

• Champions company vision and culture

What your background should look like:

• Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Manufacturing or equivalent preferred Experience, Master's degree preferred
• Designed, Maintained, Scaled, and Improved production lines
• Worked within an ISO 13485 regulated environment
• Minimum of 5-7 years of experience Skills industrializing production lines
• Strong team player
• Strong understanding of manufacturing transfer
• Manage customer relationships
• Strong problem solving, judgement and decision-making skills
• Strong organizations skills and ability to solve ambiguous situations internal and external to the company
• Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Excellent communication skills with the ability to speak effectively before groups of Team Members.
• Thrives in a constantly changing business environment.
• Strong leadership skills with the ability to lead cross-functional teams


Building Effective Teams

Motivating Others

Managing and Measuring Work

Values: Integrity, Accountability, Inclusion, Innovation, Teamwork

SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

TE Connectivity is a global technology leader enabling a secure, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions have been proven in the most demanding environments, enabling advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy technology, data communications, and for the home. With more than 85,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, we work with customers in nearly 140 countries. TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

We are pleased to offer you an exciting total package that can also be flexibly adapted to changing life situations - the well-being of our employees is our top priority!

• Competitive Salary Package
• Performance-Based Bonus Plans
• Health and Wellness Incentives
• Employee Stock Purchase Program
• Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
• Employee Resource Group

Across our global sites and business units, we put together packages of benefits that are either supported by TE itself or provided by external service providers. In principle, the benefits offered can vary from site to site.

Client-provided location(s): Gipuzkoa, Spain
Job ID: TE-1138544600
Employment Type: Other