Senior Field Application Engineer

Function:  ENG & TECH - FIELD APPLICATION ENGINEERING
Requisition ID:  1542
Location:  Fremont, CA, US, 94555
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Education Experience:  -
Employment Experience:  -
Travel:  None

 

Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $13 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 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

Consumer, network and datacenter applications change at an exponential pace and the Data and Devices business is at the heart of a continuously expanding connected life. Accordingly, we provide responsive, iterative and fundamentally agile capabilities and conceived, designed and manufactured to support today's demands. Our customers are building the devices and the infrastructure that is redefining what information technology means. Our products push markets and meet the ever changing need of the evolving, more connected, data-driven world. We are enhancing the way we do business, focusing on the most important things and staying agile and responsive to the needs of a faster, more connected world.

Job Overview

The Data and Devices business unit of TE Connectivity has an opportunity for an experienced Field Application Engineer in Fremont, CA to support a key customer in No. CA. The business unit has determined that, for our key customers, having knowledgeable engineering presence locally is critical to long-term success in supporting our customers’ product and design needs and in advancing our Company’s interests.

 

TE Connectivity’s Field Application Engineering Teams work intimately with customers to recommend products and solutions for new and existing applications. They identify new applications, requirement modifications and enhancements to meet customer specifications and conduct on-site installation and service of product and are responsible for all technical aspects of the sales cycle for potential application of company products to meet customer needs, including identifying opportunities; determining solutions; creating demand; preparing detailed product specifications and technical marketing support; ensuring high quality and timely project execution and conducting follow-up technical support. They also approve operational quality of systems and equipment.

Responsibilities

Key Job Responsibilities 

  • Be the initial point of contact for customer’s local engineering group
  • Function as the technical interface between the customer’s engineers and the TE engineering community on all existing products as well as focus on new product development opportunities
  • Actively contribute to new product development opportunities for TE at the customer with the ability to provide conceptual design modeling
  • Interact directly with key customer on a daily basis and coordinate the deliverables related to customer projects including new products, modifications to existing products, test studies, signal integrity modeling, and any other development efforts
  • Establish relationships with key customer engineering contacts and decision makers
  • Gain a solid understanding of customer’s product set and future roadmap
  • Gain a solid understanding of TE Data and Devices products and future roadmap
  • Use VOC (Voice of Customer) tools to understand the accounts’ technology, strategic direction, and electronic connectivity needs. Communicate these needs to internal TE Connectivity teams to initiate projects
  • Support a cross-functional, global team specific to the customer. The team may consist of a Program Manager, Quality Engineering, Logistics, Procurement, Operations, and Sales.
  • Penetrate customers’ design cycle to be involved in the early stages of new product / platform planning
  • Work closely with internal engineering teams to insure that they are meeting the customers’ needs and be a conduit to the customer
  • Represent and be an advocate for the customer.
  • Support product & process qualifications
  • Support existing applications and products including tolerance analysis, application evaluation, and testing

Qualifications

The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:

  • BS degree in Engineering required (Mechanical / Systems discipline preferred)
  • At least 4 – 8 years of engineering experience in connector knowledge
  • Knowledge of general manufacturing processes of stamping, molding, plating, and automated product assembly desired
  • Experience in development engineering and participation in full product development cycle
  • Prefer candidates with some knowledge of electronics components, preferably in one or more of our product lines (connectors, electronics relays, wire & cable)
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective project leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize
  • Strong interpersonal & negotiating skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills demonstrated by the ability to communicate across all levels within and outside of the organization
  • Computer proficient including 3D Design Applications, Pro Engineer preferred
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required, mainly regionally
  • Successful candidates will have strong ability to work independently
  • Outstanding networking, influencing, and listening skills
  • Experience reading/interpreting production level drawings
  • Ability to perform basic tolerance analysis.

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Competencies

  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


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Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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