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Job Overview


TE Connectivity’s Field Application Engineering Teams work intimately with customers to recommend products and solutions for new and existing applications. They identify new applications, requirement modifications and enhancements to meet customer specifications and conduct on-site installation and service of product and are responsible for all technical aspects of the sales cycle for potential application of company products to meet customer needs, including identifying opportunities; determining solutions; creating demand; preparing detailed product specifications and technical marketing support; ensuring high quality and timely project execution and conducting follow-up technical support. They also approve operational quality of systems and equipment.

Job Responsibilities


Assist in the daily engineering and product management activities within TE Energy. Examples include, but not limited to:


  • Develop/design new electrical products from Project Definition to Production Release as required by Product Management team under guidance of the Engineering Supervisor.
  • Ensure designs meet requirements of IEC / AS/NZS Standards and/or the customer. Arrange Compliance Testing with external testing laboratories where required.
  • Design components suitable for Injection moulding or CNC machining using PTC/CREO 3D CAD software. Produce detailed CAD documentation (2D/3D) for manufacturing.
  • Perform in-house verification testing on prototypes. Produce detailed test reports.
  • Implement Engineering Changes to existing products to resolve quality issues.
  • Create CAD Documentation for cost saving projects on existing components. Approve samples from alternative vendors and review First Article Inspection Reports.
  • Release 2D Drawings to online portal using a Windchill/PDMLink approval process
  • Manage CAD data and revisions using Check-in / Checkout function in Windchill/PDMLink
  • Participate in tender preparation meetings and assist Product Manager (PM) / Product Specialist (PS) with supporting technical material for the purpose of tender submission, Eg. drawings, data sheets, test reports, quality certificates, etc.  
  • Develop sales supporting materials including installation instructions, brochures, catalogues, data sheets, case studies, references, etc
  • Assist PM/PS in part setups, bill of materials checks and coordinate documents management
  • Support PM/PS interaction with Procurement/Buyer in checking technical requirements and drafting RFQs for external vendors
  • Support PM/PS in analysing product performance returns for evaluation with factory/vendor, generate written customer reports, and clearly communicate findings
  • Define and own lean processes for engineering tasks such as drawing creation, Doclink upload, TCPN setups, BOM, etc
  • Drive engineering related monthly updates with relevant stakeholders with the aim to close off any remaining open topics
  • Maintain industry, technical, application knowledge and other skills to increase personal effectiveness
  • Willingness to travel 20-30% domestic and/or international – customer visits, association presentations, field training, etc.

Job Requirements


  • Degree in Mechanical / Electrical / Mechatronics Engineering, with 3 years of experience in Energy or relevant industries (IEC or AS/NZS regulated). 
  • Experience in Product Development highly regarded
  • Excellent 2D/3D CAD skills (PTC Creo / Pro Engineer highly regarded.)
  • Experience arranging Type Testing / Compliance Testing of electrical products to IEC or AS/NZS Standards – highly regarded 
  • Experience deciphering requirements of IEC or AS/NZS Electrical Standards– highly regarded
  • Relevant product or industry experience desired 
  • Flexible and can adjust to changing circumstances / thrives in a dynamic environment. 
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workflow and project delivery
  • Analytical competency and ability to work with data
  • Attention to detail
  • Quality focused and achievement orientated.
  • Come up with a variety of approaches to problem solve and deliver the best result to the customer. 
  • Strong relationship builder and communicate effectively with key stakeholders and customers.
  • Work under pressure 
  • Action oriented
  • Financial analysis


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation


State:  NSW
Country/Region:  AU
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  110838
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

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