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Staff 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


Demand Creation:

  • Identify the needs of the customer early in their design cycle
  • Deep digging for applications to lead to business development opportunities and technical development.
  • Gather all information needed to make the design input available as complete as possible.
  • Work out, prepare and present TE proposals (product selection, design solutions and project objectives)
  • Understand the customer's strategy and technology roadmap, the competition, and trends and apply this knowledge to bring TE solutions.
  • Gain, correctly interpret and apply to customer information, internal data and research results (markets, competition, technology roadmaps, trends)
  • Influence solutions and RFQ. Technical linkage between customer location and remote TE sites
  • Support development, testing, evaluation of TE products within customer applications

Project Management:

  • Interface between the TE Engineering design team and the customer to ensure that both sides understand the requirements and have all needed information available
  • Coordination and early involvement of and on-time communication with all involved TE internal departments (account manager, engineering, production, project management, marketing, etc.)
  • Ensure on time customer delivery of all information, including samples and supporting design and product verification activities
  • Provide regular project status updates to the involved parties, especially the Account Manager
  • Customer Relationship and Support:
  • Continuously caring for a good trusting relationship between the customer and TE
  • Stay in permanent contact with the customer and report project status and feedback
  • Attend project meetings and conduct regular customer calls and presentations
  • Do problem solving and assessing technical complaints
  • Support quality teams in solving problems with TE products with on-site evaluation and detailed discussion with customers
  • Provide technical consultancy and advice
  • Develop product design requirements with tie off with customers and TE teams


Key Goals & Objectives:

  • New Project Pipeline identification and conversion
  • New Product Stream development, implementation in current and new platforms
  • Drive Extraordinary Customer Experience – Exceed customer expectations
  • Teaming with other Field Engineers, Development Engineers and Product Managers to drive content per unit



What your background should look like:

  • Must have at minimum a bachelor’s of engineering degree– electronics / electrical with mechanical aptitude preferred
  • Minimum one to three years professional level engineering experience or present technical proven interest and capabilities
  • Must have demonstrated successful understanding and some level of experience in project management
  • Understanding of Core Business Acumen
  • Previous experience in technical sales desired and/or Appliance industry experience
  • Develop a deep and broad knowledge of the Tyco Electronics’ technology and product portfolio and the markets they serve
  • Core understanding of stamping, molding, plating, assembly processes
  • Ability to gain the relevant market standards and key product design requirements
  • Proven ability to understand and work out complex technical solutions with current and new products and technologies
  • Capability of creative, analytical and structured thinking with the ability to execute on priorities
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills and the ability to build strong, credible relationships with multiple organization functions (inside TE and at customers)
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Excellent track record of meeting and exceeding targets
  • Ability to identify and pursue new business opportunities in line while impacting TE product roadmaps and customer platforms


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity is a $13 billion 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 nearly 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat 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.


Detroit, MI, US, 48084

City:  Detroit
State:  MI
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  50% to 75%
Requisition ID:  65556
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Application Engineering, Engineer, Electronics Engineer, Electrical, Field Engineer, Engineering

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