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Senior Manufacturing 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.


  • Resolve production issues by determining the cause of manufacturing defects or failures and driving root cause/corrective actions to permanently resolve the problems
  • Provide pro-active leadership on manufacturing floor focused on driving improvement efforts, identifying gaps prior to causing issues
  • Lead projects for the manufacturing teams in resolution of customer complaints, scrap reductions, efficiency problems, rate improvements, process deviations, Sample Runs, and cost
  • reduction projects.
  • Participate in process, product and equipment design reviews for purpose of developing a robust product and manufacturing process
  • Initiate and manage capital equipment projects; specifying and implementing new manufacturing equipment/techniques
  • Scale-up new product for manufacturing and provide detailed work instructions
  • Provide leadership and direction to individuals and multi-functional teams in identifying, planning, and implementing Lean/Six-Sigma initiatives
  • Utilize team-based approach to elicit employee participation in the development of systems that improve the business
  • Able to maintain strong attention to detail, while working in a fast-paced environment (working with a sense of urgency), as well as the ability to handle multiple responsibilities and react
  • quickly to changing priorities with flexibility and willingness, is a must
What your background should look like:
  • 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.
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills and can communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Experienced with 2D/3D drafting/modeling, and dimensioning/detailing of engineering prints.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to lead cross-functional teams and encourage cultural change.
  • Must have hands-on experience with continuous improvement techniques in Lean and Six Sigma.
  • Must also have a proven record of achieving cost savings and measurable operational improvements.
  • Some travel may be required.

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a $13 billion 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 nearly 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 150 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.


Fairview, NC, US, 28730

City:  Fairview
State:  NC
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  58355
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology
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