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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.

What You'll Be Doing....

As a Senior Manufacturing Engineer, you are responsible for;

•    Involves analyzing requirements and creating process improvement changes throughout the plant
•        Implementing change across multiply automated assembly lines
•        Lead value stream mapping exercises to determine and record business improvement areas
•        Develop and implement Value Stream Maps project plans of Current State to achieve Future State
•        Optimize work flow and cell designs for production cell throughput
•        Deploy lean principles and techniques utilizing Lean and Six Sigma tools to introduce process improvements and cost reductions
•        Develop standard work procedures and line balancing for productivity
•        Develop and sustain employees training and development on lean concepts
•        Identify and implement product redesigns to standardize parts, reduce material cost, or improve manufacturability and quality
•        Measure and manage process capabilities using Statistical Process Control (SPC)
•        Establish routings and determining Tact Time for production projects
•        Perform time studies, line balance and eliminate non-value added operations

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What your background should look like:

· Bachelors of Science degree in Materials Science, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Electrical Engineering, plus 
        5 years applicable experience
·     Minimum 5 years of experience
·     Six Sigma Black Belt certification a plus
·     Molding and plastics experience is required
·     High Automation experience a plus
·     Knowledge of molding, plastics processing, machining, electro-mechanical designs, subassemblies and manufacturing processes
·     Formal training/certification in lean manufacturing a plus
·     Proven experience in implementing six Sigma, lean manufacturing tools in a manufacturing environment a plus
·     Proven experience working yield improvement projects/programs with proven results.
·     Experience of facilitating and training a technical work force
·     Strong knowledge of MRP and Microsoft Office software and particularly spreadsheet applications
·     Detail orientated
·     Strong ability to work independently
·     Be able to automate and reduce waste in a manufacturing environment
    Process improvement experience

Work Location

This position is located at our Grass Valley, CA site.


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.



State:  CA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  74932
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento
Nearest Secondary Market: Elk Grove

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

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