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Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Manufacturing and Process Development Engineering Teams significantly impact LEANPD driven new product development projects, driving for excellence in existing manufacturing technologies and methods and striving to implement new manufacturing technologies to provide improved process and tolerance control. They act as the binding element between product development and manufacturing engineering, ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of this critical interface. They support Product Development in the optimization of designs and piece parts for manufacturability by realizing sample tooling/products/prototypes. They also design, develop, and qualify tooling and processes to meet TE quality and production standards, document all processes and tooling in applicable TE systems, support supply chain to verify supplier compliance and capability, initiate and implement programs to continuously improve quality, cost and cycle time and adhere to all appropriate specifications, regulatory requirements and customer requirements.

What your background should look like:

Bachelor’s degree in chemical, Materials or Metallurgical Engineering or Technology field and/or 2 years experience in Surface Finishing processes.
Be familiar with Ni, PdNi, Au, Ag, Cd, ZnNi plating processes.
3D CAD – Creo and/or Solidworks skills.
Proven and effective problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
Understand test standards for plating layer, such as salt spray test, nitric acid test, etc.
Fluent in using of basic process development related tools like DFM, PFMEA, DOE.
Self-directed and highly motivated.
Spanish and English written and verbal communication skills.
Must be willing to travel as required (15% max) to support NPI launch timelines as well as accommodate other time zones for global collaboration.

Develops individual projects or specific elements of medium size projects.
Manages technical elements while maintaining performance and schedule.
Review drawings, compare internal and external specifications against manufacturing processes, identifies gaps, and provides timely information to address discrepancies.
Provide technical support to the manufacturing floor, including visual aids, instructions, inspection forms, etc., to support Production and Quality objectives.
Provide technical assistance to ensure quality of production, product engineering and materials to resolve operational issues and launch of new or modified products.
Provide strategies for WoM projects.
Core team member on projects.
Competency in using technical tools, such as Minitab, TrueChem and Excel.
Basic knowledge of general engineering tools (LEAN or 6-sigma), such as DoE, FMEA, QFD, etc.
Influence in the present role at the individual project team level.
Ensure applicable process specifications, adhering to manufacturing release procedures according to Precision Power Solutions LEAN PD process and procedures.
Provide necessary support to Product and Industrial engineering to provide best fit solutions to meet product requirements and optimized cost.
Identify the best way to manufacture the product / product components using conventional or new to TE processes.
Control and modify Process FMEAs according to the changes in manufacturing.
Provide support in troubleshooting for process related issues in the plating operation.
Qualify and certificate new products as part of the insource projects.
Capture & share lessons learned and store release documents in the TE project management system.
Ensure tooling design documentation is up to date and stored in the TE PDMLink system when the process is released to production at a supplier or transferred to Operations.
When specific knowledge is needed to run the process ensure that the receiving operations team is aware upfront with this clearly documented
Work with Global Center of Excellences and Manufacturing teams to ensure lessons learned are deployed across the BU for successful ready-to-deploy initiatives.
Ensure process documentation meets all TE Quality and Engineering system requirements.
Ensure plating tool and process is designed to be capable of producing good quality products efficiently at lowest possible cost and Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) requirements.
Introduce and evaluate new technology of plating chemicals to improve plating efficiency and meet cost saving target.


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Inclusion, Innovation, Teamwork


State:  SON
Country/Region:  MX
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  120157
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

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