Share this Job
Apply now »


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 Engineering Managers provide leadership for cross functional engineering teams. They work with senior management to define technical road maps aligned with market directions and communicate across other Business Units to share applicable technology. Our Engineering Managers leverage TE global technology to increase competitive position and increased value to our customers. They identify relevant technology trends and opportunities, develop relationships and partnerships with key customers, industry leaders and core suppliers, define and manage IP strategy, assess talent and implement development plans to assure succession planning and organization capability.

What your background should look like:



The Manager Solar Engineering will report to the Head of Global Energy Technical Center Bangalore, part of Energy Business unit. S/he will lead & be responsible for managing team of NPD, VA/VE and sustaining engineers as well as perform management duties. The role will be the main point of contact for TE Energy’s connectors and fittings products for Solar applications.




•    Manage and drive the Solar team with responsibility of product development and sustaining activities
•    Demonstrate technical leadership. Provide technical solutions, break through ideas and manage resources. 
•    Accountable for delivering NPD projects on-time and on-budget. Execute cost optimization /reduction (VA/VE) opportunities as required.
•    Participate in Design reviews & project reviews.
•    Empower team to grow and achieve results through supported development and coaching. Develop successors and high potential employees.
•    Monitor all business-critical engineering metrics with regular reports to management to show progress toward monthly/quarterly/annual goals.
•    Successfully facilitate transfer and support of new product introduction (NPI) into high volume manufacturing.
•    Work closely with vendors for prototype development, and closely coordinate with manufacturing operations during product industrialization phase.
•    Work closely with testing laboratory within India and/or outside.
•    Support product compliance and approvals for all new products and platforms as required by our customers.
•    Be a strong technical partner and provide support to Product management teams.
•    Manage Team performance and up skilling.
•    Model and foster TE core values and behaviors

Education / Knowledge / Critical Experience / Competencies



•    Graduate in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
•    Organised, methodical and self-motivated team leader with the ability to manage team.
•    More than 13 years of total engineering experience and with more than 5 years of experience in supervising and leading engineering team.
•    5+ years of experience in design & development of products used in Solar sector, like MC4 connectors will be added advantage.
•    Excellent in People management, resource management and portfolio management activities.
•    Knowledge in product design of plastic as well as sheet metal components will be added advantage.
•    Experience in product design & knowhow of connector products used in high-voltage power networks, mainly in utility sector (essential)
•    Experience of full new product development methodology is must. Use of AGILE/SCRUM will be an added advantage.
•    Experience in VA/VE & reverse engineering is important.
•    Awareness on R&D budget preparation and managing the cost.
•    LDFSS or DMAIC 6-sigma black or green belt an advantage
•    Awareness on ANSI, UL, IEEE, IEC connector specifications an advantage



•    Proven ability to drive for results, execute on engineering deliverables and supervise a mechanical engineering team to successfully deliver on commitments to the business and customers
•    Strong customer service mindset and mentality of delivering quality products and services on time and within company cost and profitability objectives.
•    Fluent communication skills facilitating collaboration with own team, customers, internal business leaders and technology leaders to create value.
•    Individual must be self-motivated and require minimum supervision, have strong planning skills and be able to deal with and balance multiple competing priorities


•    Excellent motivational skills: a person with the ability to set and achieve goals and motivate team members to achieve the highest standards of performance in a dynamic fast paced environment.
•    Attention to detail and on time delivery
•    Excellent judgment, timely and high-quality decision-making skills
•    Clear, strategic thinker with the ability to identify, analyze, and solve complex problems.


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

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 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 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.


Bangalore, KA, IN, 560066

City:  Bangalore
State:  KA
Country/Region:  IN
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  68084
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Job Segment: Manager, Engineer, Developer, Electrical, Web Design, Management, Engineering, Technology, Creative

Apply now »