Continuous Improvement Analyst

Are you a problem-solver, go-getter, and have a passion for continuously trying to improve a process? At TE Connectivity, you will find a culture that rewards such hands-on improvement projects. We empower our analysts to work collaboratively with the Value Stream Managers and Site Process Leaders to identify and cross leverage best practices across the entire operation. This is a great opportunity to join our team that is seeking a like-minded person to coordinate improvement recommendations within our Sensors Business Unit.
What you will be doing???
As a member of our Continuous Improvement Team (TEOA) within the Sensor Solutions Business Unit this individual will be responsible for assisting with implementing, coordination, and evaluating practices to eliminate waste, achieve targets, and improve the total enterprise using Lean Manufacturing and Technical Problem Solving (Six Sigma / Shainin Red X) methodologies while educating employees and creating a culture of change.
As a Continuous Improvement Analyst, a typical day may include:
Supporting the integration of previously unconnected processes (departments) into one interconnected extended value stream as seen from the customer's perspective
Developing and utilizing current and future state value stream maps to identify strategic projects corresponding 6-month implementation plans
Defining and sharing standardized programs to educate employees in the principles of Lean Manufacturing and Technical Problem Solving
Have the patience, perseverance, and passion to drive the continuous improvement culture across the plant
Facilitate Continuous Improvement events within the plant.
Monitor and report site level measurements and performance to star assessment levels.
Create, plan, lead and follow-up of the TEOA implementation plan and ensure TEOA actions are visual to stakeholders and are driven to a sustainable closure.
Fostering the adoption of continuous improvement as a way of life and communicate with all levels
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What your background should look like???
Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field
1-2 years of professional experience with focus on production, logistics, or engineering and financial knowledge
2 years of experience in leading continuous improvement activities on a site level
Strong planning, organization, and time management skills
Track record of successful project management
Nice to have:
Lean / Six Sigma Black (preferred) or Green Belt Certification or
Experience in the manufacturing and assembly industry
A holistic overview of complex situations and deal effectively with difficult issues when they arise
Highly energized and self-motivated personality with experience working with teams to implement a change
What TE Connectivity offers???
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.
Healthcare for associates and their families, including eligible domestic partners
Paid time off, including vacations and holidays
Life insurance and disability protection
Employee Stock Purchase Program
Tuition reimbursement
Retirement benefits (401k matching) and more???
Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.
Work Location:
This position is located in our Andover, MN office.
Responsibilities & Qualifications
TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $13 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 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.
About the Business Unit:
TE is now one of the largest sensor companies in the world, with innovative sensor solutions that help customers transform concepts into smart, connected creations. TE's unmatched portfolio of intelligent, efficient and high-performing sensor solutions are used for customers across several industries, from automotive, industrial and commercial transportation and aerospace and defense, to medical solutions and consumer applications.
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Andover, MN, US, 55304
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Education Experience: Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)
Travel: 10% to 25%
Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis
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