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Senior Product Development Engineer Mechanics and Optics (m/f/d)

Job Posting Title: Senior Product Development Engineer Mechanics and Optics (m/f/d)  
Job ID: [[id]]  
Job Code: 30004619    
Business Unit: SENSORS SOLUTIONS (50375931)  
Building: FSO - Oberschoneweide (S81)  
Band/Level: 5  
Hiring Manager: Frank Schoenfelder  
Relocation: Yes - Domestic  
Travel: Less than 10%  
Employee Referral Amount:  
Education Experience: Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)  
Employment Experience: 12128  

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

Independent conceptualization, development and analysis of innovative sensor products with strategic value to business development.

What your background should look like:

  • Conception and design as well as FEM simulation of mechanical and optical sensor components and systems as well as tooling using CAD, taking into account technological and application-related boundary conditions, including organization of sampling and prototypical realization  
  • Responsible for decisions in the development of products and/or technologies and the elaboration of product innovations as well as co-design of development roadmaps
  • Selection /initiation to select materials and processes under technical, economic and ecological aspects
  • Project management in pre-development projects and/or decision-making authority for the development of products/technologies in NPI projects
  • Creation and management of development and design documentation in PDM
  • Initiation and coordination of network partners and suppliers as well as support of project management, key account management and sales, ensuring close cooperation and coordination with internal interfaces
  • Technical training of colleagues on issues in the specialist area as well as consulting and coordination of departments/customers    
  • Compliance with regulatory, technical, and economic specifications, cost unit responsibility


What you need to do it?

  • Master of Science Degree or higher (Mechanical engineering, optical sciences, material sciences, physics, micro system technology or similar
  • At least 5 years of relevant practical job experience
  • Special knowledge of mechanical, thermal and optical design and simulation, ideally in design of sensors
  • very good knowledge using mCAD software like Solidworks, ideally also optical software like Zemax and simulation software like ANSYS
  • Knowledge in architecture and function of sensors, metrology, material science, tools and micro-mechanic assembly technologies 
  • Very good knowledge of design of experiments and statistical analysis as well as FMEA


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation

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 more than 85,000 employees, including over 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at 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.


EOE, Including Disability/Vets


Berlin, BE, DE, 12459

City:  Berlin
State:  BE
Country/Region:  DE
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  93054
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Job Segment: Optics Engineering, Developer, Thermal Engineering, Project Manager, Mechanical Engineer, Engineering, Technology

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