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Sr. Electrical Controls 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 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.

Provide product manufacturing support for existing production line and new product development. Create assembly instructions, process work flows, tooling, fixtures, and other documentation. Design and implement new and support existing electrical controls for machines used to assemble electromechanical relays and contactors for aerospace and defense applications. Participates in design and testing activities including requirements capture, test plan creation, bench level verification testing.


Provide manufacturing support as part of a cross functional team

Create process work instructions, tooling, and test fixtures for new and existing products

Develop and execute test requirements for electro-mechanical component characterization and verification.

Initiate and manage capital equipment projects

Analyze yield and process data (capability & gage R&R) to identify and implement process improvement projects

Set up manufacturing procedures to resolve customer's complaints

Resolve tool and design problems as related to assembly of components

Suggest design changes of new products to reduce costs and overall manufacturing efficiency

Prepares specifications for purchases of electrical equipment and materials.

What your background should look like:


Required Skills:

  • Familiar with manufacturing principles such as assembly of electromechanical parts, machining, stamping, plating, resistance welding, bonding, and molding
  • Able to work as a team member with remote sites and outside vendors.
  • Have excellent time management skills and the ability to work well under schedule pressures and balance priorities is essential
  • Have strong written and oral skills, as you will be required to interface with team members, suppliers, customers and sales
  • Must be able to work in a hands-on environment
  • Must be familiar with the PFMEA process


  • Electrical, Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering Degree plus 5 years of experience
  • Experience with machine and equipment design, development, and deployment in manufacturing
  • Competency with CAD and 3-D modeling software
  • Proficient in MS Office Software such as Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Working knowledge of six sigma, lean manufacturing tools and Minitab


This position requires access to information which is subject to stringent controls under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR).   Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. lawful permanent resident, person granted asylee status in the U.S., or person admitted into the U.S. as a refugee.


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


State:  NC
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  76926
Alternative Locations:  Ashville
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Asheville

Job Segment: Controls Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Electrical, Electrical Engineering, Engineering

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