The Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change, and the key question is how quick we act or react to meet market and customer changes.
Cédric Glommeau has a 13 years’ industry experience. He has been involved since 2002 in a wide range of High Voltage projects, always with the same objective of satisfying the customer needs. Cédric loves the diversity of his job, he works with different functions and at very different stages of a projects, from the raw material supplier selecion to the moment when customers are delivered and products are installed. Communication for him is the key to success in all kinds of relations, both internally and with our customers.
What inspires you? How do you approach tough problems?
First of all, I love challenges and more than anything this moment when you confront your capabilities versus the exact picture of a situation. This analysis phase is fundamental to define properly your strategy and action plan moving forward.
The chosen strategy is fundamental and fully based on this analysis phase. My problem-solving attitude is deeply depending on all clarifications I will request to draw the proper picture.
What is a current industry challenge that TE engineers are working on a new product solution to meet?
The current challenge is developing new solutions that meet both customer and industrial needs. Our motivation is even stronger than before: deliver an Extraordinary Customer Experience on any challenging request taking also into consideration the internal economic impact.
How can we better serve our customers increasing our flexibility whether in terms of products or in terms of processes?
What has been your favorite/most interesting project that you are working on?
I have built my professional experience immersed in this specific environment of project business. Evaluate any situation, measure risks, give a commitment and communicate accordingly, this is my world.
Having said that, my most interesting project has been the development of a new product range that cannibalize more than 70 years of product development.
The most challenging has been to sweep away certain stereotypical beliefs focusing on customer needs versus our industrial environment. A “Design for Manufacturing” approach enable us then to rethink the entire connector concept breaking down several technological barriers.