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Senior Advanced 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 Aerospace Defense & Marine Division is currently seeking a highly motivated Advanced Manufacturing Engineer to analyze and resolve complex manufacturing and processing problems. This position will provide knowledge and leadership to plant engineering on data driven problem solving techniques and solutions. When not working on the above key objectives, this position will support identifying and implementing Cost Savings Projects, Manufacturing Best Practices and Next Generation Technologies. This will include participation with TE Centers of Excellence. The Manufacturing Problems mentioned will primarily be in the areas of Assembly, Molding, Machining or Plating but may also extend beyond these areas. This individual will use Advanced Engineering techniques to analyze data in conjunction with Plant Engineering resources to determine the root cause of problems and then design and implement corrective and preventative actions to eliminate. This will require a mentality of not just resolving the issue but also one of preventing it from re-occurring. This position will require a highly skilled individual who in knowledgeable in  Manufacturing Problem solving and Process Development.  It is preferred the candidate is knowledgeable in Lean / Six Sigma and Design of Experiments, with some demonstrated record of using these skills to solve manufacturing problems. Knowledge of vision inspection and basic robotics is also a plus. 


The primary role of this position will be to identify and resolve critical high impact manufacturing problems which are negatively impacting Quality, Cost or Delivery. Candidate must be able to work as part of a team,  assuring that a solid analytical method is used for determining root cause of manufacturing problems. Will be expected to provide Leadership to the Team thru knowledge and experience in advance problem solving and resolution.  Individual to be a self-starter and require minimum supervision, having excellent time management skills and the ability to work well under pressure and balance priorities is essential. Must have strong written and oral skills as they will be required to interface with team members, suppliers, and upper management.  

Job Responsibilities

  • Use data driven analytical techniques such as Lean / Six Sigma/ DOE to determine root causes of Manufacturing problems.
  • Provide leadership in problem analysis and development of engineering solutions.  
  • Use Engineering knowledge and experience to design, develop or revise manufacturing processes to eliminate defects or improve cost. 
  • Work with Process Leaders and Centers of Excellence to implement the best and most effective manufacturing processes. 
  • Use statistical methods to assure process capability. 
  • Develop, document and train plant personnel on revised manufacturing procedures. 
  • Suggest design changes to reduce costs, improve manufacturing efficiency, and resolve manufacturing problems.  
  • Support implementing cost savings projects , best practices and next generation technologies. 

What your background should look like:

  • Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering Degree or a combined HNC / HND technical degree is required. Relevant Connector or Small Component Assembly experience is preferred.  
  • Working knowledge of how to set-up and execute Design of Experiments is preferred. 
  • Candidate must be self-sufficient from an Assembly Process Design / Development standpoint but capable of reaching collaborative team solutions.
  • Ability to perform capability studies on manufacturing processes and equipment.
  • Knowledge of  PFMEA process is preferred. 
  • Working knowledge of six sigma and lean manufacturing tools is highly preferred.  
  • Strong (English) verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Competency with CAD software for basic  fixture design is required. 
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Project, Excel, Word and a basic CAD package. Knowledge of Dash Boarding software and MiniTab is preferred but not required. 
  • Must have good time management skills to work on numerous projects simultaneously
  • Knowledge in Mil-Aero products is desirable but not a requirement.


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


State:  ESX
Country/Region:  GB
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  88022
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, Lean Six Sigma, Six Sigma, Aerospace Engineering, Drafting, Engineering, Management

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