TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what’s possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS – www.TE.com.

Operations controller serves as link between plant controlling, Operations management and Director Operations Controlling. Coaching and guiding plant controlling in accordance to TE policies and guidance as well as raising issues referring to non-plant entities are part of the main tasks. Assistance in and preparation of decision-making support documents are an important component of the scope of this position.

Tasks Summary & Responsibilities (please enclose organizational charts)

  • Forecast and Budget of Material Burden Germany and all „non-Plants“ in AUT EMEA

  • Analysis of Germany P&L and coordination of corrective actions between plants and FSS

  • Performing cost center control, including cost center accounting, cost accounting,

  • Cost savings review and tracking

  • Provide service and support in terms of analysis and numbers of all the Plants and all reasonable needs, e.g. conversion cost, productivity, to TEOA management and functional leaders

  • Coordination of SOX and Policy standards for the German AUT plants. Contact person for external audit

  • Consolidation and analysis of all data from the plants in AUT EMEA (e.g. Manufacturing variances)

  • Creation of transparency in the plants and in all “non plants”; implementation of new reporting tools

  • Best Practice sharing / Coordination & training / Know-How transfer (e.g. action plans; SWI’s) within AUT EMEA and also other regions

  • Standardization of reporting (COPQ; Manufacturing variances; OMP; Unconfirmed scrap; HR Reporting)

  • Financial lead for SAP implementation of new modules (e.g. Quality)

  • Indirect spend cost control of AUT EMEA plants

  • Performance tracking of AUT EMEA plants

  • Validation of KPI reporting of AUT EMEA plants (E.g. Productivity & Inventory turns)

  • Contact person for the plants for any kind of questions

  • Project work and special tasks, e.g. provide analysis of financial impact of decision making

  • Back-up and coach for Plant Controller


  • Plant controlling experience is useful

  • At least 2 years experience in a manufacturing company (automotive preferred)

  • International experience is a plus

  • Experience in statistical analysis and financial modelling

  • Accurate, systematic, and independent work style

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Hands on mentality

  • Able to work under pressure

  • Fluent in English both written and spoken

  • Ability to form successful working relationships quickly at all levels

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Culturally sensitive

  • Comfortable to work in a fast-paced, international matrix organisation

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office Package, especially Excel

  • Good SAP R/3 knowledge

  • Acting as deputy for the Director Operations Controlling

Requisition ID: 2016-75962

Business Unit (Current): Transportation Solutions - Automotive