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Job Overview

We have an opportunity for a R&D/Product Development Engineer to join our electro-mechanical team in Europe, based in Den Bosch, Netherlands. 
TE Connectivity’s R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams conceive original ideas for new products and turn them into reality. They are responsible for product development and qualification, from market definition through production and release; assist in the qualification of suppliers for new products to ensure suppliers deliver quality parts, materials, and services for new or improved manufacturing processes; conduct feasibility studies, testing on new and modified designs; direct and support detailed design, testing, prototype fabrication and manufacturing ramp.
The end-product typically combines various fields: materials, mechanics and systems, electrical, optics, chemistry, software, automation systems, packaging, testing and measurement, and manufacturing of electrical, mechanical and electronic components, products, and their integration into systems.
We are currently recruiting a Product Development Engineer to join our Electro-Mechanical Engineering team. The Engineer will be primarily responsible for the new product development of various Electro Mechanical products and connectors, incl. sustaining activities and new product extensions. Product development should be consistent with manufacturing techniques and economies - using information and input provided by marketing personnel, customers, development engineers or other personnel. Possess and apply considerable knowledge of Product Engineering principles, practices and procedures, including understanding of manufacturing technologies such as stamping, plating molding assembly and machine application. The role will involve working with Sales, Product Management, Project Management, Manufacturing Engineering, Operations, Plant Quality, outside vendors and external engineering to ensure smooth release and maintenance of parts.
The ideal candidate will match or exceed below description:

What your background should look like:

The ideal candidate will match or exceed below description:
•    Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Mechatronics Engineering.
•    5+ years of experience in electro-mechanical product design in an Interconnect, Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Appliances Industry.
•    Experienced with CAD design tools preferably PTC Creo, incl. PDMLink.
•    Experienced in creating detailed production drawings.
•    Proven ability to transform Voice of Customer into Technical Specifications.
•    Create concepts and detail design using design and development methods such as DFMEA, Tolerance Analysis, etc.
•    Work with Product Lifecycle Management and Engineering documentation and change management systems.
•    Advantageous would be:
o    knowledge in materials like resins, metal and plating
o    knowledge of Global Certifications and Regulatory Standards (UL, IEC, etc) 
•    Knowledge of LEAN Product Development and processes
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (written\spoken) is a must
Any additional languages, like German, would be an advantage
•    Willingness to travel as required and at short notice

Process for Application:
For more information regarding this position please contact Inez Brinkhoff, HR Generalist, email: If you are interested, please apply online via MyTE.

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 on or LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

AR`s-Hertogenbosch, ZH, NL, 5222

City:  AR`s-Hertogenbosch
State:  ZH
Country/Region:  NL
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  88016
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

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