Manager- Product Analysis and Value Engineering

Job ID: [[id]] 
Job Code: 30004620    
Business Unit: AEROSPACE DEFENSE & MARINE (50117066)  
Building: Sahasra Shree (N84)  
Band/Level: 5    

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 is setting up Product Analysis & Value Engineering (PAVE) team at Bangalore, India to support Industrial Solutions Segment business units for product tear down, benchmarking, should costing and value engineering capabilities. As part of the group, incumbent Manager will be responsible to lead and manage operations and a team of engineers associated with teardown lab, competitor benchmarking analysis, should costing, material engineering for Electrical, Electronic and Electromechanical products that TE offers under Industrial Solutions segment. Incumbents’ role is to contribute to product cost savings through hardware tear down, material characterization, manufacturing process evaluation, competitor product benchmarking, establish cost target and identify opportunities for cost savings & build value engineering project pipeline. Some of the products he / she will be responsible to support include Relays, Connectors, Sensors, Wire harness, Contactors & Rugged fiber optic products etc. supporting Energy, Industrial, Medical and Aero. Defense & Marine business units.
The role is very transversal, with contacts and stakeholders across regions and different functions between Procurement, Industrialization and R&D (for technical expertise). As Should Cost Analyst, you will also strengthen valuable skills in analytics and project management. You will be close to global category management team, Cross BU’s as well as regional operations with participation to negotiations in support to buyers


  • 12+ years of experience in reverse engineering / teardown / competitor benchmarking / Value Engineering (VAVE) team
  • Lead a team of engineers for performance and manage deliverables from team
  • Develop methodologies, templates and approach for target costs based on product analysis data
  • Establish and update processes for execution on teardown, benchmarking and VAVE requests
  • Manage operations for mechanical / electrical testing and material characterization requests
  • Assess products for functional value and associated cost using Value Engineering methodologies
  • Analyze and evaluate design for materials, manufacturing process & supply chain for value analysis / value engineering opportunities.
  • Develop & Review comprehensive report on product analysis and generate cost out ideas
  • Execute & drive VAVE projects starting from Idea generation to Implementation
  • Co-ordinate with Global & local stake holders for project execution
  • Work with local and global external agencies / suppliers for samples, prototypes and testing needs
  • Build active VAVE project funnel for Industrial Solutions Segment product line
  • Drive multiple VAVE projects in a timely manner to support business goal target.
  • Provide Technical support, root cause failure analysis and problem-solving assistance on manufacturing or quality issues related to VAVE projects
  • High technical skills to teardown product for cost analysis
  • Coordinate with vendor for AMC, Calibration & preventive maintenance of Equipment’s
  • Well organized and multi-tasking
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Experience working in the field of material science/engineering – Plastics and Metals
  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing basics and cost structure, especially for fabricated component process such as plastic injection, stamping, sheet metal, machining, casting….
  • Self-starter and have demonstrated autonomy in past projects
  • Co-ordinating with different stake holders and driving the execution plan

Candidate Desired PRofile:

  • Ability to think strategically and formulate plans for execution to achieve business goals
  • Evaluate performance, define development plans for reporting engineers
  • Deploy and manage quality management system ISO 9001:2015 / AS9100D
  • Experience in electrical & mechanical design consideration for electrical and electromechanical product development in industrial / aerospace / automotive / medical / energy domain
  • Experience in understanding top level functional requirement of a product and designing the components/subsystems to meet Product Performance criteria 
  • Ability to communicate effectively and accurately across multi-cultural groups
  • Strong Conceptual, problem solving and Analytical Skills
  • Capable of Handling Multiple Projects simultaneously
  • Ability to create and sustain best practices
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes mainly Molding, Stamping and Plating
  • Should be Self-Motivated, Adaptive, Passionate about results and a Good Team Player.
  • Analyzing and documenting competitor benchmarking results
  • Excellent project management skills and managing techno-commercial activities in parallel
  • Knowledge in metal & polymer characterization for material type, grade & secondary operations
  • Knowledge on VAVE methodology & project life cycle
  • Strong Technical Aptitude with Willingness to explore & learn new technologies.
  • Demonstrated Experience of working in a fast paced and changing environment with tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of six sigma tools will be an added advantage.
  • Knowledge of Global Certifications and Regulatory Standards (UL, IEC, MIL etc.) is an advantage
  • Willingness to Travel for project requirements as required
  • B.E./B.Tech. in Metallurgy, Mechanical, Electrical, Electronics Engineering
  • 12+ years of experience in engineering field for reverse engineering, competitor product benchmarking, should costing & Value Engineering
  • Six sigma Green belt certification will be added advantage
  • Experience in electrical, electronics and electromechanical components is preferred.
  • Knowledge about Improvement, 5S, Kaizen & Business Excellence


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



EOE, Including Disability/Vets


Bangalore, KA, IN, 560066

City:  Bangalore
State:  KA
Country/Region:  IN
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  100318
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

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