Operations Finance Director

Recruiter
TE Connectivity
Location
Minneapolis
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Apr 2019
Closes
23 Apr 2019
Job role
Finance director
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
TE's Medical business unit, part of the Industrial Solutions segment, offers medical device OEMs, a complete product offering, and capability portfolio for minimally invasive, imaging, surgical, diagnostic, and therapeutic devices. With more than 350 design engineers and a global presence in all key medical device hubs, we are a premier partner to the world's leading medical technology companies for their next–generation medical devices. We are experts in all aspects of device design and manufacture, from access & delivery solutions for interventional medicine; to sensors & connectors for surgical applications. Our innovative solutions enable ground breaking medical therapies such as treating heart disease without opening the body, placing microscopic devices into brain arteries and powering robotic surgery.

Job Overview

This position is a Global Operations Finance Leader Role can be based in Minnesota, USA, or Galway, Ireland and is an exceptional business partner to the Global Business Unit Operations Leader based in Galway, Ireland and his/her global team. Key responsibilities include:
  • Managing a team of plant controllers and operational financial analysts
  • Preparing financial analyses and developing business decision support for manufacturing and procurement
  • Analyzing forecasted and actual results, bridging performance over time
  • Improving financial performance across operational areas, including material spend, labor, and overhead
  • Working with TEOA leaders to help improve plant performance by promoting standardization and leveraging synergies
  • Driving financial aspects of projects including migration, footprint, and other key projects that require capital investments
  • Working with the supply chain organizations to manage inventory levels and freight costs
  • Driving focus on material and conversion productivity
Responsibilities & Qualifications

Experience:
  • Experience in working in a manufacturing setting
  • Prior responsibilities that entailed financial analysis, financial modelling, forecasting, and reporting
  • Motivating and managing a remote team
Knowledge:
  • Understanding of cost accounting, cost analysis and reporting matters
  • Understanding of financial driver and relations within a manufacturing environment
  • Understanding of manufacturing, procurement, and other supply chain matters
Leadership Attributes

Ethics and Integrity: Adheres to a set of core values and beliefs during both good and bad times; Practices what he/she preaches; Is widely trusted; Keeps confidences; Admits mistakes; Doesn't misrepresent self or others for personal gain; Doesn't shrink from personal responsibility

Organizational Agility: Maneuvers effectively through complex organizational situations; Knows how to get things done both through formal channels and the informal network

Business Partnership: Contributes to the creation and execution of the company/segment/business unit strategy; Serves as the key strategic partner to the CEO/Segment President/Business Unit GM/Function Lead on all finance related matters; Drives business performance and value creation by providing business insights

Decision Quality: Makes good decisions and exercises sound judgement based on objective analysis, wisdom gained from experience, and key stakeholder input; Sought out by others for advice and solutions

Enterprise Leadership: Demonstrates the ability to balance the goals of the segment/business unit along with the broader interests of the enterprise; Acts in the best interest of TE, not just the segment or BU; Delivers differentiated value by bringing the total resources of the company to customers

Communication and Interpersonal Savvy: Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills; Communicates effectively across all levels of the organization; Expresses himself/herself clearly and succinctly; Knows when to be direct as well as diplomatic; Embraces diversity and relates well to employees at all levels of the organization

Composure and Personal Resilience: Exhibits calmness under pressure; Does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; Handles stress with dignity and grace; Leads by example in a crisis

Talent Development: Is a good judge of talent; Hires the best people available from inside or outside the organization; Demonstrates a track record of developing future leaders; Deals effectively with challenging personnel situations

Followership: Creates a climate in which people want to do their best; Can motivate and align team members and peers around a common vision of the future; Invites input from each person and shares ownership and accountability for results; Creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; Shares wins and successes; Fosters open dialogue

Command Skills: Relishes leading; Takes unpopular stands if necessary; Encourages direct and tough debate, but isn't afraid to end it and move on; Is looked to for direction in a crisis; Faces adversity head on; Energized by tough challenges

Problem Solving: Innovative and thoughtful in solving difficult problems with effective solutions; Probes all fruitful sources for answers; Is excellent at honest analysis; Looks beyond the obvious

Self–Awareness & Development: Understands that different situations and levels may call for different skills and approaches; Picks up on the need to change; Is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve himself/herself

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Ethics and Integrity: Adheres to a set of core values and beliefs during both good and bad times; Practices what he/she preaches; Is widely trusted; Keeps confidences; Admits mistakes; Doesn't misrepresent self or others for personal gain; Doesn't shrink from personal responsibility

Organizational Agility: Maneuvers effectively through complex organizational situations; Knows how to get things done both through formal channels and the informal network

Business Partnership: Contributes to the creation and execution of the company/segment/business unit strategy; Serves as the key strategic partner to the CEO/Segment President/Business Unit GM/Function Lead on all finance related matters; Drives business performance and value creation by providing business insights

Decision Quality: Makes good decisions and exercises sound judgement based on objective analysis, wisdom gained from experience, and key stakeholder input; Sought out by others for advice and solutions

Enterprise Leadership: Demonstrates the ability to balance the goals of the segment/business unit along with the broader interests of the enterprise; Acts in the best interest of TE, not just the segment or BU; Delivers differentiated value by bringing the total resources of the company to customers

Communication and Interpersonal Savvy: Demonstrates strong oral and written communication skills; Communicates effectively across all levels of the organization; Expresses himself/herself clearly and succinctly; Knows when to be direct as well as diplomatic; Embraces diversity and relates well to employees at all levels of the organization

Composure and Personal Resilience: Exhibits calmness under pressure; Does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; Handles stress with dignity and grace; Leads by example in a crisis

Talent Development: Is a good judge of talent; Hires the best people available from inside or outside the organization; Demonstrates a track record of developing future leaders; Deals effectively with challenging personnel situations

Followership: Creates a climate in which people want to do their best; Can motivate and align team members and peers around a common vision of the future; Invites input from each person and shares ownership and accountability for results; Creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; Shares wins and successes; Fosters open dialogue

Command Skills: Relishes leading; Takes unpopular stands if necessary; Encourages direct and tough debate, but isn't afraid to end it and move on; Is looked to for direction in a crisis; Faces adversity head on; Energized by tough challenges

Problem Solving: Innovative and thoughtful in solving difficult problems with effective solutions; Probes all fruitful sources for answers; Is excellent at honest analysis; Looks beyond the obvious

Self–Awareness & Development: Understands that different situations and levels may call for different skills and approaches; Picks up on the need to change; Is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve himself/herself

Competencies
  • Managing and Measuring Work
  • Building Effective Teams
  • Motivating Others
  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
  • SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)