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Senior R&D Product Development Engineer (m/f/d)

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

For our site location Bensheim we are looking for a Senior R&D Product Development Engineer (m/f/d), who will be responsible for Terminals Product Development and drive to serial readiness


Your responsibilities: 

  • Developing sophisticated technical solutions in the field of electrical contact systems and connectors
  • Creating product requirements based on customer requirements
  • Develop specifications for terminals and connectors
  • Initiate project analyses and feasibility assessments for design proposals
  • Initiate FEM analysis for critical products of the design proposals
  • Use Six Sigma tools to develop, analyse and optimise key design features
  • Initiate and conduct laboratory tests with samples based on the proposal
  • Create product and application specifications
  • Assist in the creation of prototypes
  • Create manufacturing drawings and models
  • Preparation and approval of test reports
  • Product release based on appropriate tests on representative terminals
  • Support and preparation of D-FMEA, P-FMEA together with Quality, Center of Excellence and other departments
  • Provision of, and support with, presentations for internal and external use
  • Transfer of projects from the engineering departments after industrialisation

What your background should look like:

  • Successfully completed studies in the field of mechanical or electrical engineering
  • At least 5 years of experience in product development in the area of terminal and connector development
  • Very good knowledge of materials, mechanics, stamping, bending and coating processes
  • Experience with wire termination technologies and contact physics knowledge 
  • Knowledge of plastic material is an advantage
  • Handling of industrial production and experience in the automotive industry is desirable
  • PRO/E or other CAD knowledge is an advantage
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Team player, customer orientation and proactivity
  • Good MS-Office skills
  • Fluent in German and English


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a $12 billion 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 rewards & compensation. Our commitment to our employees includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our employees.
•    Competitive Salary Package
•    Performance-Based Bonus Plans
•    Health and Wellness Incentives
•    Employee Stock Purchase Program
•    Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
•    Employee Resource Groups



State:  HE
Country/Region:  DE
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  72863
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

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

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