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Job Posting Title: PRODUCT ENGINEER  
Job ID: [[id]] 
Job Code: 30004578    
Business Unit: AEROSPACE DEFENSE & MARINE (50117066)  
Building: Sahasra Shree (N84)  
Band/Level: 5  
Hiring Manager: Sukumar Gadumoori  
Recruiter: Hari D R  
Relocation: Yes - Domestic  
Travel: 10% to 25%   
Education Experience: Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)  
Employment Experience: 1-3 years  

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 Product Engineering Teams optimize existing products from information or input provided by marketing, customers, Operation Teams, Development Engineers or other employees. They maintain existing products, processes, and specifications including modifications for new applications consistent with manufacturing techniques and economies. They also initiate and implement programs to continuously improve quality, and cost, while meeting customer requirements and may support and implement product extensions to existing platform products to meet specific customer requirements. They are the key experts in the products they are responsible for at TE.

Role Description 

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 


  • Understand stakeholder request and establish scope of work.
  • Evaluate form, fit, function and application of the products under study.
  • Dis-assemble products systematically for comparative study with competitor products.
  • Prepare sample for functional test and material characterization.
  • Perform dimensional study using metrology tools 2D CMM & generate models using 3D Scanners.
  • Prepare samples for metallurgical evaluation and characterization using high end equipment such as scanning electron microscope, spectrometers etc.
  • Conduct basic functional tests for mechanical and electrical parameter measurement.
  • 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 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

Candidate Desired Profile

  • 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.  
  • Hands on experience for tearing apart assemblies / sub-assemblies of electromechanical parts
  • Experience in manufacturing operations such as stamping, molding, machining & coating
  • Experience in metal & polymer characterization for material type, grade & secondary operations
  • Knowledge on VAVE methodology & project life cycle
  • Capable of Handling Multiple Projects simultaneously.
  • Good Conceptual, problem solving and Analytical Skills.
  • Should be Self-Motivated, Adaptive, Passionate about results and a Good Team Player
  • Strong Interpersonal & stake holder management skill
  • 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 with 0-5 Years / Diploma in Mechanical , Electrical, Electronics Engineering with 5 + Years relevant experience. 
  • 0-5 years of experience in engineering field for reverse engineering, competitor product benchmarking, should costing & Value Engineering


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation



EOE, Including Disability/Vets


Bangalore, KA, IN, 560066

City:  Bangalore
State:  KA
Country/Region:  IN
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  100316
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Job Segment: Aerospace Engineering, Electronics Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Six Sigma, Supply Chain, Engineering, Management, Operations

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