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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 Manufacturing Engineering Teams are process leaders for stamping, molding or assembly related topics, ensuring the processes are running at optimum levels for quality and output. They are experts in mold tooling, die tooling, machining, and assembly techniques, possessing extensive knowledge of the associated manufacturing processes which may include the optimization and standardization of stamping / molding / assembly or other processes within the manufacturing environment. Manufacturing Engineering Teams enable the TE business unit plants to reach TE Operating Advantage (TEOA) requirements, roll out Centers of Excellence (COE), Best Demonstrated Practices (BDP’s) and advise plants on tool and machine duplications / corrections / improvements. They design and develop manufacturing process and automation platforms and apply them for the realization of new product developments as well as optimization of existing products already in production. The Teams also support Product Development in the selection and optimization of tools for piece part production and the selection of the most suitable manufacturing concepts relative to planned manufacturing quantities, quality requirements and manufacturing location. They act as interface between engineering and production to ensure manufacturability of new designs and smooth production ramp up as well as support the research & development teams to produce sample manufacturing equipment, product samples and prototypes.
What your background should look like:

Responsibilities & Qualifications:

  • Respond to production issues. Determine the cause of manufacturing defects or failures and take actions to correct and resolve the problems;
  • Review, recommend and implement design, process or equipment changes;
  • Set-up manufacturing procedures, process instructions, and provide training to machine operators
  • Resolve customer's complaints;
  • Initiate/manage capital equipment projects. Specify and manage installation and start-up of new manufacturing equipment;
  • Scale-up manufacturing processes;
  • Analyze yield and process data;
  • Create bill-of-materials, routing and manufacturing specifications for new products;
  • Document technical and manufacturing information;
  • Familiar with process improvement and initiating lean manufacturing techniques.
  • Communicate and collaborate with other departments of TE Connectivity as needed


Competencies and Characteristics:

  • Drive for results, strong action orientation
  • Comfort around senior leadership, managerial courage to take position on issues
  • Command and influencing skills
  • Strong cross-functional and cross-cultural collaboration skills
  • Ability to lead change, drive new business practices, challenge status quo
  • Organizational agility, ability to create, manage and sustain systems
  • Managing and measuring work, ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills and the ability to build strong, credible relationships with multiple organization functions and nationalities (inside and outside of TE)
  • Collaborative management skills and a pleasure to work with
  • Business acumen.
  • Excellent presentation skills (cross cultures, cross levels)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to travel
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 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.


El Cajon, CA, US, 92020

Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  53171
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Nearest Major Market: San Diego

Job Segment: Industrial, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Developer, Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology

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