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Senior R&D Product Development Engineer - Wireless

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 R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams conceive original ideas for new products, introduce them into practice. 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 R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams provide all required product documentation including, but not limited to, Solid Model, 2D/3D production drawings, product specifications, and testing requirements. They create and modify detailed drawings and drafting or conceptual models from layouts, rough sketches or notes and contribute to design modifications to facilitate manufacturing operation or quality of product. Typical fields of expertise include: 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.

Job Responsibilities

-    Antenna design/development with a cross-functional team
-    Antenna design concept and prototypes including simulation, assembly, tuning and testing
-    Provide product design proposals and the engineering data to the customers with the understanding of business strategy, product advantages, manufacturing technology background and cost structure
-    Making S-parameter and antenna pattern measurements on prototype antennas and preparing reports
-    Antenna drawing review/release
-    Antenna design PCB layout (for antennas)
-    Understand the customer’s technical requirements in support of project acquisition
-    Respond to the engineering inquiries from the customers in timely manner directly, or by coordinating the response with PDE team
-    Act as TE and customer advocate

What your background should look like:

Qualifications – Required

  •     Minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible professional level experience
  •     Highly motivated, a quick learner, and able to work independently inside and outside areas of expertise
  •     Experience with and enjoyment of “hands-on” work using tools and test equipment
  •     Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with an electromagnetics emphasis
  •     Experience with antenna development in transportation industry or similar.
  •     Experience using MATLAB, and electromagnetic simulation software like HFSS, FEKO or Microwave Studio.
  •     Experience using vector network analyzer to make S-parameter measurements
  •     Ability to work in a global environment, able to collaborate with individuals across geographies
  •     Complete technical documents, including design specification, test report, engineering presentation
  •     Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  •     Skilled in problem solving approach


Qualifications – Desired but not required

    Experience with AM/FM vehicle integrated antennas



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 more than 85,000 employees, including over 8,000 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.


EOE, Including Disability/Vets



State:  MI
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  81340
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Wireless, Manufacturing Engineer, Developer, Engineer, Electrical, Technology, Engineering

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