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At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world.



As a Manufacturing Engineer within the Aerospace , Defense and Marine Business unit you will support the new product implementation of new Fiber Optic Products from concept definition to serial production.  This NPI role involves working closely with the design team to ensure all products are Designed for Manufacture and can be integrated into the Hastings assembly facility. You will also be responsible for the creation of documentation such as work instructions, PFMEA’s, Control Plans and routings, and supporting ‘hands on’ trials for new products.


This is  a great opportunity to join a global industrial technology leader where you will have the opportunity to reach your full potential by joining a team that is going through huge growth. It will also provide an opportunity to work on cutting edge projects such as fiber optic harnessing within the Aerospace, Defense and Marine business unit.


Location: Hastings UK

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Design Engineers from concept to final design to ensure new products are fit for production
  • Develop new processes, including the sepecification and purchase of CAPEX equipment to allow assembly of new products and provide benefit to exisiting product lines. 
  • To work with the wider NPI team to develop processes used to implement new to market products that are right first time and use best practice.  
  • Create documentation including: PFMEAs, Control Plans, Build Specifications, Local Work Instructions and routings
  • Define tooling requirements and work with in-house tool designers to deliver tooling in-line with NPI timelines. 
  • To drive the appropriate level of mental effort in the early stages of projects to complete the APQP/PPAP process as required including but not limited to FMEA’s, process flows and design for manufacture.
  • Keep well-informed of technical developments and review manufacturing methods.
  • Identify and recommend new or improved manufacturing processes and technical developments. 
  • Observe and comply with Health and Safety regulations as laid down in company procedures and Government legislation.

What your background should look like:

  • HNC or Degree in Mechanical or production Engineering
  • Practical knowledge of assembly, with a focus on Fibre Optics.
  • Experience in ensuring quality with flow diagrams, PFMEA’s, control plans and quality inspection plans.
  • Knowledge of industry tools for troubleshooting such as 5 why’s, fishbone diagrams and 8D reports.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and deliver results in fast paced environment.
  • Experience with SAP and Minitab.(would be an advantage )
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt or equivalent. (would be an advantage)


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a $12 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 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 and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

What TE Connectivity offers:

We offer competitive rewards & compensation. Our commitment to our employees includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our employees.
•    Competitive Salary Package
•    Performance-Based Bonus Plans
•    Health and Wellness Incentives
•    Employee Stock Purchase Program
•    Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
•    Employee Resource Groups



State:  UKM
Country/Region:  GB
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  96556
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Job Segment: Facilities, Six Sigma Black Belt, Six Sigma, Aerospace Engineering, Optics Engineering, Operations, Management, Engineering

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