TT Electronics

Value Stream Manager

Posted Date 2 days ago(28/09/2023 19:48)
Job ID
United States
Seniority Level
Mid-Senior level
Job Function
Operations / Manufacturing
Permanent Full-Time
Estimated Travel Required
0 - 10%

Company Overview

Come and work with us the “TT Way” which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done…well! With approximately 5000 colleagues we operate from 28 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organization.


TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defense markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities. As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to “give something back” by supporting the local communities in which we operate.


TT Electronics’ Olathe, Kansas facility, is an industry-leading designer and manufacturer of custom magnetic products and assemblies. The Olathe-based site has 65 years’ experience in the design and development of unique harsh-environment solutions for mission-critical applications.


Our dedicated teams are driven by collaboration and innovation to deliver engineering-led products supporting key applications including power conversion, actuation and control systems where our solutions support a broad range of globally recognized major aerospace and defense platforms across air, land and sea.

Role Overview and Responsibilities


The Value Stream Manager has broad responsibility and leadership for the overall operation of a value stream against daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual expectations. This role implements company initiatives to ensure a safe working environment, maximize profitable growth, drive quality improvements, provide premier customer service, develop a technically qualified workforce, and reduce operating costs, inventories, and lead times through continuous improvement. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Leads the value stream in daily operations and continuous improvements which include, but are not limited to, supply chain production control and establishing manufacturing priorities.
  • Creates the basis for continuous improvement and team member empowerment by ensuring that standardized work processes are followed, counter measures are implemented, and the value stream is in compliance with safety requirements. This role works with the Continuous Improvement Leader to implement TWI across the value stream.
  • Instills and maintains a positive team atmosphere within the value stream by holding regular team meetings. Meets with direct reports on a regular basis to identify problems and proactively select – and implement – solutions to problems and challenges.  Has the ability to assess and develop individual – and team – skills and capabilities.  Serves as a role model for promoting new ideas and positive change.
  • Ensures Value Stream Leaders provide effective cross-training for team members, including backups from other areas, to ensure a continuously smooth-running value stream.
  • Actively monitors the value stream’s costs analysis, product line margin, and manufacturing productivity.
  • Works closely with other Company team members to develop the future state of the value stream map, as well as manages the plans to achieve this desired future state.

Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

Desireable Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field, or equivalent, and three-to-five years of major professional accomplishments of increasing responsibility, size, scope, and complexity.
  • Prior exposure to the various aspects of value stream management strongly preferred.  This includes, but is not limited to, accounting, manufacturing, human resources management, computer skills, inventory control, and strategic planning.
  • Previous financial knowledge (i.e, profit and loss statements) is strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated teamwork and team building skills in producing results by meeting operational objectives is required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a wide and diverse audience is required.
  • Prior involvement with LEAN process improvement implementation is strongly preferred.
  • Meets vision requirements specified by quality management system.
  • This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Solving Technology Challenges for a Sustainable World

We want the very best people in our TT family across the globe – so we welcome applications from everyone, to celebrate a diverse mix of experiences, backgrounds and identities. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all and you can rest assured that TT Electronics takes positive steps to ensure we are an inclusive business, that will welcome and support you, from your initial application to wherever your career takes you! Please get in touch if you’d like to discuss any reasonable adjustments to your application, in order that we can accommodate and support you in the process. If you want to work for a company where who you are is valued and respected, we’d love to hear from you.  

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