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Manufacturing Engineer
Full Time 
Competitive Salary 
Location: Hastings 


About us


Here at TE Connectivity it is an exciting time to join our site in Hastings. We are currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to join our growing team. At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Our Hastings site is unique to TE Connectivity, as it is only one of a few sites where it has all functions needed on site to take raw material in and ship a fully functional connector out to its customers. Hastings manufactures connectors for harsh environments, particularly for Military, Aerospace, and Autosport. The Customers that you can expect to collaborate with will include market leaders in Autosport, Defence and Aerospace industries.

We are proud to say every employee is playing a role in advancing the future of transportation along with making factories and homes smarter, enabling global communication networks and revolutionizing Medical Technology.



The Role 


As a Manufacturing Engineer you will develop manufacturing solutions for new fibre optic products. Providing the primary source of technical expertise in the identifying and integrating automation projects /equipment into assembly and other areas of the business. Carry out ATP (acceptance test procedures) for new product

You will carry out wide ranging projects to improve product quality, reliability, reduce component costs and improve manufacturing efficiency. Investigate standardised approach to equipment

Creation of detailed work instructions for introduce/new equipment. Provide technical input into the Tool Design and to liaise with tooling subcontractors. Initiate and implement cost reduction and method improvement projects.

Ensuring that all tooling, gauging and testing requirements are identified prior to production. You will regular liaise with production, customers and other key functions to provide an integrated solution.



About You


•    The ideal candidate will hold previous experience within a Manufacturing Engineer position.
•    Hold HNC in Engineering or related subject.
•    A minimum of 5 years’ experience assembly production line of fibre optic (FO) assemblies and components is preferred. 
•    Possess experience with development of manufacturing solutions including design for manufacture.
•    Knowledge of test practices relating to aerospace industry.
•    Demonstrate good understanding of engineering drawings and technical documents.
•    Knowledge of assembly Automation usually entail XY tables or robot assembly.
•    Knowledge of tooling design and test fixturing.
•    Experienced in new product development process.




State:  ESX
Country/Region:  GB
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  71913
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

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

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