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Senior Field Application Engineer

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 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.



  • Manage territory growth - drive POS (point of sales)/Revenue growth within the dedicated territory through customer design and technical support
  • Managing Distribution partners, their branches, and TE Channel organization members as key partners in territory growth 
  • Interact directly with the key customers on a regular basis and coordinate the deliverables related to customer projects including new products, modifications to existing products
  • Be the initial point of contact for the customer’s local engineering group
  • Function as the technical interface between the customer’s engineers and the TE engineering community on all existing products as well as focus on new product development opportunities
  • Use VOC (Voice of Customer) tools to understand the accounts’ technology, strategic direction, and electronic connectivity needs. Communicate these needs to internal TE Connectivity teams
  • Support a cross-functional, global team specific to the customer. The team may consist of a Program Manager, Quality Engineering, Logistics, Procurement, Operations, and Sales
  • Penetrate customers’ design cycle to be involved in the early stages of new product / plat-form planning
  • Actively contribute to new product development opportunities for TE at the customer with the ability to provide conceptual design modeling
  • Support existing applications and products including tolerance analysis, application evaluation, and testing



  • Ability to drive and own the territory growth leveraging all the key stakeholders through technical knowledge and customer/application focus
  • BS degree required (Mechanical / Systems or Business preferred)
  • At least 1-2 years of experience in technical role - in engineering or other function ideally in connector industry but is not a must
  • Fluent German, Good English
  • Ability to prioritize to make an impact on territory growth. 
  • Ability to leverage engineering competency to understand customer requirements directly related to interconnects, sockets, and cable assemblies
  • Understanding of connector functionality, technical features potentially also connector design and mechanical assembly and/or manufacturing techniques
  • Understanding of manufacturing processes including stamping, molding, plating, and automated product assembly
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required, mainly regionally
  • Outstanding networking, influencing, and listening skills
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective project leadership

We Offer


  • Company Pension Plan
  • Company car for private use
  • 30 days of vacation
  • Annual Bonus (Sales Incentive Plan)
  • Flexible working time
  • Home-office
  • Employee counseling program
  • Subsidy for sickness benefits
  • Anniversary bonus

Bensheim, Germany, HE, DE, 64625

City:  Bensheim, Germany
State:  HE
Country/Region:  DE
Travel:  50% to 75%
Requisition ID:  87341
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Job Segment: Application Engineering, Senior Quality Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Quality Engineer, Engineering, Bilingual

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