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Staff R&D/Product Development Engineer - Medical Devices

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview

TE Connectivity’s Product Engineering Teams optimize existing products from information or input provided by marketing, customers, Operation Teams, Development Engineers or other employees. They maintain existing products, processes, and specifications including modifications for new applications consistent with manufacturing techniques and economies. They also initiate and implement programs to continuously improve quality, and cost, while meeting customer requirements and may support and implement product extensions to existing platform products to meet specific customer requirements. They are the key experts in the products they are responsible for at TE.

In this role you will be a leading member of the design team mainly supporting Medical Product Line. Use knowledge and experience to efficiently complete assigned projects and tasks. Collaborate and work actively within local and global design teams. Seek and implement technology improvements, as well as best practices of product and process development.  


Job Responsibilities

  •     Participate in New Product Development Phase Reviews and Design Reviews
  •     Partner with R&D to determine and define design inputs, design outputs
  •     Create and support the development and validation of new test method
  •     Develop the strategy and manage the execution of design verification and validation
  •     Extensive experience/knowledge of phase gate design process
  •     Expert in writing protocols and reports for design verification, design validation, biocompatibility
  •     Expert in creating risk management files, DFMEA, UFMEA
  •     Extensive Understanding of medical standards ISO13485, IEC 60601, MDR etc.
  •     Deep understanding and ability to apply medical standards to write Design Control Process, SOP’s
  •     Strong Knowledge of what is required for regulatory
  •     Lead innovation of new technology in medical product family.  Self-driven.
  •     Create and complete advanced development projects (LEAP)
  •     Collaborate with design and manufacturing engineers as required
  •     Collaborate with manufacturing engineers and work with various vendors to identify processes required for a new design
  •     Technical Leader in Medical Products

What your background should look like:

  •     4 year University degree in engineering.
  •     8-10+ years in medical device design engineering
  •     Experience in material formulation and characterization.
  •     Previous experience in component design
  •     Strong design for quality background (DFSS)
  •     Ability to interact and collaborate effectively with internal and external technical personnel.
  •     Ability to prioritize tasks between R&D and manufacturing.
  •     Able to utilize scientific methods in problem solving.
  •     Ability to utilize 2D and 3D CAD software is a plus.
  •     Fluent in English.
  •     Advanced communication skills
  •     Standard Office Application


This position requires access to information which is subject to stringent controls under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR).   Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. lawful permanent resident, person granted asylee status in the U.S., or person admitted into the U.S. as a refugee.




Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications and the home. With approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.




What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.


ANDOVER, MN, US, 55304

State:  MN
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  74302
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Developer, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Drafting, CAD, Technology, Engineering

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