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Manager product development - Terminal & Connectors High Voltage (f/m/x)

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

The Industrial and Commercial Transportation Business provides rugged interconnect solutions specifically designed for Truck, Bus, Agriculture, Construction and Recreational Vehicles. 

We are seeking a manager to lead the engineering team for our Global High Voltage Terminal & Connector Team product line located in Bensheim.


  • Act as global technical leader for Global High Voltage Terminal & Connector (T&C) engineering mainly for the Electrical Mobility Industry including ensuring solutions are mechanically and electrically robust, best practice is followed, and design reuse is leveraged
  • Maintain a deep understanding of Electrical Mobility applications and market trends including the assessment of competitive and emerging technologies
  • Actively collaborate with Product Managers to develop and evolve product strategies and development roadmaps aligned with our team in APAC
  • Identify engineering investments needed to meet growth and earnings forecasts
  • Drive a culture of engineering excellence and manage competency, technical skill mix, and continuous development of staff
  • Ensure tight integration and cooperation of engineering with other internal teams such as Manufacturing, Quality, Product Management, Project Management, Sales, and Finance
  • Coordinate the deployment of resources to best address dynamic priorities
  • Implement new engineering initiatives
  • Ensure full project process compliance for tasks such as test planning and DFMEA completion
  • Travel as required to production facilities and customers (approx. 25%)
  • Translate customer’s requirement into engineering specifications and provide new product design solution on time and on cost.

What your background should look like:


  • BS in Engineering and 5+ years engineering management experience
  • Experience in leading new product development engineering
  • Knowledge of Commercial Vehicle or Automotive terminal and connector products
  • Experience with terminal and connector requirements & testing
  • Understanding of connector manufacturing processes including stamping, plating, molding, and assembly
  • Knowledge of Transportation industry standard quality processes such as PPAP
  • Familiarity with high voltage electric mobility specifications and applications
  • Experience with design for rugged environments including sealing and vibration resistance


Desired attributes

  • Energetic and persuasive
  • Proven leadership skills & capability to build highly motivated teams
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, and communication skills
  • Proven ability to organize, interact, and collaborate effectively with internal and external technical, sales, and business leaders at all levels
  • Flexibility and the ability to deal with multiple projects and priorities
  • The ability to support on-site customer visits and represent TE well to our customers
  • Fast learner, self-starter and enthusiastic
  • Ability to understand and analyze business and financial data as it pertains to engineering
  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, international, and matrixed organization
  • Fluent in English


Motivating Others
Managing and Measuring Work
Building Effective Teams
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)


State:  HE
Country/Region:  DE
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  93647
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Job Segment: Engineer, Electrical, Product Manager, Project Manager, Manager, Engineering, Operations, Technology, Management

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