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Senior Electrical Design 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 Energy offers a wide range of reliable and cost-effective products for the electrical power industry. Our position as a leading supplier of electrical components enables us to design next-generation products. For over 60 years, we have worked closely with our customers around the globe to develop innovative solutions to ever-changing challenges, known under names such as Raychem and Simel.


The Senior Electrical Design Engineer will be responsible for electrical design of products and sustaining engineering support for TE Energy’s Connectors & Fittings products. This role is located in Fuquay-Varina, NC and the company may accommodate relocation assistance for a qualified candidate. 


Responsibilities include:

  • Designing TE Energy connector products for LV, MV & HV applications using metallic and polymer materials
  • Electrical simulation and modelling using relevant software tools (COMSOL, ANSYS, ELECTRO or similar)
  • Assisting with New Product Developments across a range of projects and executing on cost optimization/reduction (VA/VE) opportunities for the business
  • Reverse Engineering competitor products
  • Successfully facilitating transfer and supporting of new product introduction (NPI) into high volume manufacturing.
  • Supporting product compliance and approvals for all new products and platforms as required by our customers.
  • Being a strong technical partner and providing support to Product management teams. Attending/supporting customer meetings, technology days and site visits as required.


What your background should look like:

  • 5 (five) or more years of engineering related experience for Energy market applications (low, medium & high voltage products)
  • Electrical Engineering Degree (Masters is an advantage)
  • Experience with product design of connectors for low, medium & high-voltage power networks and/or network accessories is preferred
  • Knowledge in connector product design utilizing aluminum and copper materials
  • Knowledge of designing grounding connector systems an advantage
  • Knowledge of materials properties (permittivity, conductivity, permeability, dissipation factor, influence of temperature and field stress)
  • Proven track record of designing power connectors for power systems up to 245kV
  • Experience in reverse engineering an advantage
  • LDFSS or DMAIC Six Sigma Black or Green belt an advantage
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of ANSI, UL, IEEE, IEC connector specifications 
  • Demonstrated ability to execute on engineering deliverables 
  • Strong customer service mindset and mentality of delivering quality products and services on time and within company cost and profitability objectives.
  • Fluent communication skills facilitating collaboration globally with own team, customers, internal business leaders and technology leaders to create value.
  • Individual must be self-motivated and require minimum supervision, have strong planning skills and be able to deal with and balance multiple competing priorities
  • Proficient in MS Office suite
  • 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 nearly 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter



At TE, we believe in unleashing people’s potential. We have Employee Resource Groups (Women In Networking, ALIGN – LGBTQ, Young Professionals, etc.) to support and promote a diverse workplace and a culture of inclusion for the development of different perspectives, styles and ideas. By doing this, we are consistently recognized by Thomson Reuters as one of the Top 100 Innovators as well as deemed one of the world’s most ethical companies by Ethisphere.



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.


Fuquay-Varina, NC, US, 27526

City:  Fuquay-Varina
State:  NC
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  64449
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Raleigh

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

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