Plant Manufacturing Maintenance Leader

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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 1/31/2017

TE Connectivity Landisville, PA

Landisville, PA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree



Industrial Business Unit

As industries race to build increasingly intelligent systems, TE Industrial delivers extraordinary customer experiences to solve today s greatest connectivity challenges. Leveraging cross-industry innovation and proven engineering expertise, we re pushing the boundaries of efficiency and productivity-connecting power, data and signal to enable more automated processes, intelligent building, smarter transportation and cleaner energy.

The Industrial Solutions Division of TE Connectivity is currently seeking a talented Leader to manage daily activities of the maintenance function. This individual will be responsible for ensuring repairs of equipment are performed in a safe, effective and efficient manner while supporting a continuous plant operation through preventive maintenance. In addition to these duties this role will drive sustaining engieering initiatives for the site.


Primary responsibilities include:

* Responsible for supporting the Maintenance team and providing the necessary direction to maximize the efficient operation of building systems.

* Responsible for scheduling daily workloads and insuring work is completed on time, following TE s Safety protocols and at acceptable workmanship standards.

* Promote integrated work between mechanical and electrical team members.

* Minimize equipment breakdowns, by measuring and documenting equipment trends through mean time between failures.

* Work with plant controller, to adjust or establish spare parts inventory quantities for critical spare parts and equipment.

* Assess and provide opportunities for training and development of maintenance crew members; ensure crew is in compliance with mandated regulatory training.

* Routinely make decisions to determine resource requirements, assist with establishing department projects and schedules, and resolve production problems in order to meet customer design, quality, delivery, and cost expectations.

* Facilitate capital equipment justification, specification, and procurement.

* Responsible for sustaining engineering related to simple product extension and improving process capability in addition to tracking projects for the manufacturing engineering team.

* Supervise cost reduction activities, systemic improvement activities, and establishment of quality & safety controls and improvements.

* Work with management teams to define, develop, and improve functional systems, procedures, and general policies.

* Technical liaison for product transfers, including coordination of Engineering and technical activities in conjunction with the center of excellence (COE).

* Proficiency with blueprints, factory manuals, written specifications, sketches and oral instruction.

* Responds to emergency/after hour calls. This includes the notification of local plant contacts for the arranging of repairs necessary to alleviate factory down-time as much as possible.

Minimum qualifications include:

* BS in Engineering, Electrical, Automation or related field.

* Supervision/management experience preferred.

* Solid technical background, equipment maintenance experience.

* Excellent oral and written communication skills, able to communicate across all levels of the organization and ability to interact effectively in a multi-shift environment.

* Strong organizational and project management skills.

* Demonstrated leadership and team building skills.

* Excellent knowledge of operations/manufacturing systems, including quality methods and MRPII concepts.

* Experience in custom machining of tool and alloy steels desired.

* Experience with Microsoft office suite, TEBIT and TLM systems.

* Totally support lean production systems. Experience in lean manufacturing preferred.