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Sr Manager, Product Development (Pressure Sensors)

 

Company Information

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.

 

TE is now one of the largest sensor companies in the world, with innovative sensor solutions that help customers transform concepts into smart, connected creations. TE’s unmatched portfolio of intelligent, efficient and high-performing sensor solutions are used for customers across several industries, from automotive, industrial and commercial transportation and aerospace and defense, to medical solutions and consumer applications.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity is looking for a strong leader to manage the Global Engineering Auto Pressure Sensors team, provide engineering vision and strategy, steer and monitor all related product development work to enable business growth, ensure engineering efficiency and talent development.

 

Our Product Development Engineering teams conceive original ideas for new products and 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 up. 

Responsibilities

  • Lead effectively the engineering team for TE’s Global Auto Pressure Sensor solutions.
  • Work closely and align with the business development partners, especially product management and sales, and interact with all other related disciplines.
  • Represent TE and provide ECE to external and internal customers.
  • Convert global/regional industry standards or customer-specific requirements into market compliant and fully validated product solutions, following an efficient product platform approach.
  • Actively support TE’s technology roadmap approach for the Auto Pressure Sensor product line and translate it into innovative product platforms with high level of reuse, scalability and cost efficiency.
  • Close cooperation with the related TESS core development teams in order to take over and integrate best-in-class sensing element technologies into automotive products.
  • Manage talent buildup and install/maintain a clear competence structure within the team; coordinate and cooperate with the involved process and customer engineering teams, marketing & sales.
  • Ensure a flawless execution of Automotive Pressure Sensors project developments and launches – fullfill the KPI goals in terms of timing, budget and quality.
  • Monitor, guide and meet business performance expectations for product engineering teams, fully support various engineering initiatives, e.g. TEOA, digital transformation, VAVE, etc.

Qualifications

Education:

M.Sc. / PhD in mechanical or electrical engineering

 

Professional Experience:

  • 10+ years in Automotive Electrical/Electronics industry, at OEM or supplier side.
  • 5+ years in leading engineering development teams, demonstrated efficient and respected leadership style.
  • 10+ years in leading and intensively interacting with development teams, regional and global.
  • Strong system architecture, electronics and sensor technology knowhow.
  • Strong knowhow in the development of electro-mechanical products, e.g. terminal and connectors or electronic modules.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing complex, new product platforms in sensors, electronics or other applications.   

 

Special Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills:

  • Broad technical skillset and ability to guide problem resolution.
  • Ability to lead, motivate and develop people.
  • Strong leadership style, well balanced between listening, providing direction, delegation, escalation, motivation and trust.
  • Focused to keep commitments and get things done.
  • Used to work hands-on in case of critical project phases.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, communication and presentation skills, internal and external.
  • Cultural sensitivity and integrity to interact with global peers.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Comfortable to work in a fast-paced, international matrix organisation.

Location: 

Fremont, CA, US, 94538

Alternative Locations:  North America and Asia Pacific regions
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  46817


Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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