Mgr of Continuous Improvement

Date: Sep 22, 2023

Location: Tampa, Florida, US, 33602

Company: TECO

Title: Mgr of Continuous Improvement 
Company: Tampa Electric Company 
State and City: Florida - Tampa
Shift: 8 Hr. X 5 Days



A process and data-driven Manager to lead supply chain process excellence, continuous improvement and governance. This position will focus on the delivery of Source to Pay (S2P) process improvement projects across TECO’s Supply Chain organization (all subsidiaries). The role requires building strong cross-functional working relationships with stakeholders at all levels across supply management, IT, operations, legal, and finance teams who support TECO’s supply chain processes. Exceptional interpersonal, communication, writing, and presentation skills are crucial, as is the ability to synthesize complex issues, drive desired outcomes, and influence stakeholders across functions inside and outside TECO.



  • Proactively identify improvement opportunities to drive efficiency and effectiveness of TECO’s supply chain teams and processes
  • Independently lead multiple projects simultaneously to include Vendor Registration and onboarding, Sourcing Projects, Vendor Invoicing Portal, Inventory Optimization, Warehouse Optimization, etc.
  • Analyze abstract problems, identify root causes, develop solutions to complex problems, and effectively present relevant information to non-technical audiences.
  • Develop, build, and effectively utilize data and reporting on supply chain KPIs to proactively identify operational risks and conduct root cause analyses.
  • Apply first principles problem-solving abilities and operational supply chain experience to derive solutions to complex cross-functional challenges.
  • Define and manage scope for both individual contributor projects as well as team projects of varying complexity and duration.
  • Document and communicate program strategies, roadmaps as well as individual project requirements, objectives, and status updates to project stakeholders
  • Own operational health for CLM tools and processes (GEP)
  • Manage operation team for vendor master, travel, and card programs


Required: Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, business, supply chain, operations management 
Preferred: Master’s degree


Required: None
Preferred: APICs, ISM, PMP


Required: Minimum of 6 years of direct work experience performing the Duties and Responsibilities of this position is required.

  • 7 - 10 years of project or program management experience delivering complex cross-functional projects
  • 5+ years of strategic and operational supply chain experience in the energy industry and familiarity with complex services
  • Extensive experience leading supply chain process improvement, strategic initiatives, and/or compliance projects
  • Strong analytical skills with a demonstrated ability to find and utilize relevant data to improve business processes and workflows
  • Expert level experience with SAP

Required: Minimum of 3 years’ experience managing a team
Preferred: 5 years’ experience managing a team


Required: Intellectual curiosity, self-motivated, strong problem-solving skills, tenacious and resilient; Familiar with system development processes; Familiar with reporting tools and development; Supply Chain, Finance and Work Planning Process familiarity in an SAP environment.




  • Builds Strong, Collaborative Relationships 
  • Cultivates Innovation and Embraces Change
  • Develops People and Teams
  • Drives Operational Excellence for Customers
  • Speaks Up on Safety, Health, and the Environment
  • Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity
  • Thinks Strategically & Exercises Sound Judgment


TECO offers a competitive Benefits package!!

Competitive Salary *401k Savings plan w/ company matching * Pension plan * Paid time off* Paid Holiday time * Medical, Prescription Drug, & Dental Coverage  *Tuition Assistance Program * Employee Assistance Program * Wellness Programs * On-site Fitness Centers * Bonus Plan and more!


STORM DUTY REQUIREMENTS....Please make sure to read below!!!  Responding to storms will be considered a condition of employment.

TECO Energy and its companies serve a role in providing critical services to our community during an emergency. Team members are required to participate in the response/recovery activities related to emergencies/disasters to maintain service to our TECO Energy customers. Team members are required to work in their normal job duties or other assigned activities. Proper compensation will be made in accordance with the company's rules and procedures.


TECO Energy is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

TECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law, except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational requirement and the individual is unable to perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodations.

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities for all individuals, employment decisions at TECO Energy will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and abilities.

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Statement
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

ADA policy
It is the policy of TECO Energy to provide reasonable accommodation for all qualified disabled individuals who are employees and applicants for employment, unless it would cause undue hardship. The corporation will adhere to applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, including, but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1970s.


Application accommodations
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation in the application process five business days prior to the time accommodation is needed.


Pre-employment physical exams may be required for positions with bona fide job-related physical requirements regardless of disability. 



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