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Staff R&D/Product Development 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 R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams conceive original ideas for new products, introduce them into practice. They are responsible for product development, and qualification from market definition through production and release; assist in the qualification of suppliers for new products to ensure suppliers deliver quality parts, materials, and services for new or improved manufacturing processes; conduct feasibility studies, testing on new and modified designs; direct and support detailed design, testing, prototype fabrication and manufacturing ramp. The R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams provide all required product documentation including, but not limited to, Solid Model, 2D/3D production drawings, product specifications, and testing requirements. They create and modify detailed drawings and drafting or conceptual models from layouts, rough sketches or notes and contribute to design modifications to facilitate manufacturing operation or quality of product. Typical fields of expertise include: materials, mechanics and systems, electrical, optics, chemistry, software, automation systems, packaging, testing and measurement, and manufacturing of electrical, mechanical and electronic components, products, and their integration into systems.

A Day in the Life

  • Pressure sensor product development (NPI) from prototype to production release.
  • Develop and scale-up of new test systems (software and hardware) for MEMS pressure sensors.
  • Develop alternative sensor interface circuitry and related test methods.
  • Understand customers’ applications and design products to meet application demands.
  • Travel to suppliers and customers may be necessary (may be overseas).
  • Interface with operations and manufacturing in case of test, process or product issues.
  • Evaluate and implement sensor system calibration schemes.
  • Support Quality Assurance and Failure Analysis.
  • Provide technical leadership for New Product Development projects.
  • Work cross-functionally.

What your background should look like:

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineer or similar, required.
  • MS in Electrical Engineering or similar, preferred.
  • 10 years of related working experience.
  • Data analysis skills (theoretical skills, as well as software skills).
  • General programming knowledge, specifically advanced LabVIEW skills.
  • General mechanical engineering knowledge.
  • Experience working in cross-functional teams.
  • Experience with semiconductor, sensor and/or MEMS testing.
  • Experience with sensor calibration processes and signal-conditioning ASICs.
  • Ability to draft, publish and present test results and conclusions in customer-ready reports.
  • Hands-on experience with bench top setups as well as “rack and stack” test systems.
  • PCB design and layout experience.
  • Experience with handling of delicate medical products.
  • Experience with invasive medical products.
  • Experience with test automation.
  • Self-starter, self-motivator with the ability to work effectively in a team 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 approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 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.


FREMONT, CA, US, 94555

State:  CA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  77169
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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