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Engineering Supervisor - Cable Assembly

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

The Cable Assembly Prototype Shop Leader is responsible for planning, organizing and controlling cable assembly builds for both prototypes and low volume production.  The shop fulfils global requests from product engineering, product managers and sales teams. This role includes supervising a small group of operators, maintaining equipment and ordering required materials. 

A Day in the Life

  • Exceptionally strong planning skills
  • Adept at negotiation, especially on order delivery timing
  • Capable of working on many different projects simultaneously
  • Flexible to accept new opportunities, work on unplanned tasks, and comfortable managing when information is missing
  • Able to lead a small group of people, driving urgency, and providing feedback on performance
  • Successful at influencing people outside of their direct team
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Capable of preparing and making presentations to various levels of the company
  • Skilled in communications

What your background should look like:

  • Knowledge of SAP and inventory planning
  • Able to read and understand wire harnesses drawings and terminal application specifications
  • Experience with cable assembly including knowledge of
    • Applicators and wire handling equipment
    • Wire specifications (both AWG and metric)
    • Crimp processes and control techniques
    • Terminals & connectors and their interfaces
    • New harnesses development including the use of special wire
  • Familiar with sample and prototype preparation and quality controls
  • Proficient with Microsoft software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Fluent in English (a second language is a plus)


Motivating Others
Managing and Measuring Work
Building Effective Teams
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

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.


EOE, Including Disability/Vets



State:  NC
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  78313
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Greensboro

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