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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 Quality and Reliability Engineering Teams analyze the ability of product and production systems to comply with customer and contractual requirements through established reliability factors. They design, recommend revisions and install quality control systems, develop and document analytical methods for establishing reliability of products and their components and conduct analysis on relative reliability with regards to cost, structure, weight, maintainability, facility of production, and availability of materials and equipment. Out teams develop, implement and monitor company environmental safety programs and policies to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local environmental, health and safety regulations and recommend corrective actions if necessary. They are responsible for policies and practices to comply with applicable government regulations and industry requirements related to product environmental compliance, the implementation and management of technical and testing standards and specifications, quality control and reliability programs governing materials, product and processes, resulting in the optimization of material and labor, as well as failure analysis, root cause, corrective action and customer communication.


Please note: This position may involve working with technical data, technology, software/source code, hardware or other items (collectively “items) subject to U.S. and non-U.S. export control laws and regulations.  Under these regulations, it may be necessary for TE to verify a candidate’s national origin and/or citizenship status to determine whether a U.S. or other government export license is required prior to releasing its technologies to the candidate.  If TE determines that TE will require a license or will be prohibited by applicable laws from providing the candidate with items necessary for the performance of this position, then TE expressly reserves the right to either a) make an offer of employment contingent upon TE receiving required export licenses from the appropriate government agency, b) consider the candidate for a different position that is not subject to such restrictions, on whatever terms and conditions TE shall establish in its sole discretion, or c) decline to move forward with the candidate’s application. 


Short Description

  • Monitor, communicate and improve key Customer KPI’s, including Customer Scorecards, Corrective actions response time and PPM improvement
  • Participate on voice of the customer activities to deliver Extraordinary Customer Experience (ECE)
  • Drive and engage cross functional teams to conduct root cause analysis on both internal and external quality issues and formulate resolutions in a timely manner. Also, to ensure the implementation and effectiveness of actions
  • Promote and Drive “Zero Defect” mentality within the plant using proactive tools such as Lean (TEOA), Six-Sigma, Oka-Yoke (Error Proofing),
  • Measurement System Analysis, Advance Product and Quality Planning (APQP) Statistical Process control (SPC)and Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)
  • Maintain a statistically stable measurement system for products in accordance with accepted industry standards
  • Be an active participant and advocate of the TE Connectivity’s Lean methodology (TEOA), driving the quality teams. Identify gaps and opportunities and drive continuous improvement throughout the plant
  • Be a key interface with Sales, Product Marketing, and Manufacturing to meet customer’s needs through customer contact
  • Partner with support staff and matrixed reports to ensure the support and resources provided align with the needs of the operation
  • Assist Manufacturing Engineering in development of acceptable process and values and associated monitoring for key components

What your background should look like:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Quality or related technical field, preferred
  • 8+ years of experience in a Quality Engineering position
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a manufacturing plant environment with a proven record in improving Quality
  • Experience working and developing strong relationships with multiple customers and suppliers in a high volume, high mix industry
  • Working knowledge of ISO9001 and appropriate experience
  • Proven six-sigma and lean experience is highly desirable
  • Technical Competencies
  • Excellent time management skills to manage multiple projects and demands
  • Strong knowledge and practical experience of quality tools including, but not limited to, FMEA, SPC, 8D, 5-Yproblem solving tools, PPAP and FAI’s
  • Strong knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T)
  • Strong knowledge of Calibration and Inspection methodologies
  • Ability to influence and drive cross functional teamwork, ability to work well with internal and external customers, and with other cultures
  • Ability to direct identification of root cause, drive improvement actions and resolve problems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • *Proficient using MS Office 365
  • Experience working within an SAP environment


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



State:  NC
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  93539
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Asheville

Job Segment: Lean Six Sigma, Facilities, Six Sigma, Senior Quality Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Management, Operations, Engineering

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