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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. 

Job Overview

TE is now one of the largest sensor companies in the world with an unmatched portfolio of intelligent, efficient and high-performing sensors solutions across several industries such as automotive, aerospace and defense, industrial and commercial transportation and medical solutions. This is an ITAR position.

What your background should look like:

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Develop manufacturing processes for harness assemblies, cables, and integrated systems.
  • Document assembly requirements through manufacturing instructions.
  • Collaborate between quality, development and production during first article builds.
  • Support and sometimes lead the resolution of quality issues and process deviations.
  • Support and sometimes lead scrap reduction, rate improvement, and cost reduction projects.
  • Complete process/product development projects including sample runs.
  • Design and develop tools and fixtures required for assembly and testing.
  • Support capital equipment projects by specifying and implementing new manufacturing equipment/techniques.
  • Implement Six-Sigma manufacturing practices and metrics.
  • Provide Six-Sigma guidance in support of planned events, such as Kaizen.
  • Maintain strong attention to detail, while working with a sense of urgency.
  • Handle multiple responsibilities and react quickly to changing priorities with flexibility and willingness.
  • Complete quotes to accurately estimate assembly rates, cost of required equipment and lead times.
  • Develop and document manufacturing process plans (manufacturing steps, line balancing, required staffing)
  • Participate in design reviews to optimize a design’s manufacturability – suggest design, process, or equipment changes.
  • Participate in process reviews and PFMEAs.
  • Participate in production readiness reviews.


Minimum required qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • 3-5 years of experience in an industrial environment involving harness/cable assembly, intricate soldering operations, and/or integrated system assembly.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and be able to communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Experience with 2D/3D drafting/modeling, and dimensioning/detailing of engineering prints.
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams and encourage cultural change.
  • Hands-on experience with continuous improvement techniques.
  • Six Sigma Green belt training is a plus
  • Ability to travel to vendors and customers (up to 10%.)


Preferred qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of SAP routings and bills of materials
  • Ability to educate team members to improve productivity
  • Certifications in soldering such as IPC J-STD-001
  • Experience building harnesses to IPC-620, IPC 620 Space, NASA 8739.4
  • Strong knowledge of wire processing and wire termination techniques.
  • Experience programming and operating electrical test equipment.
  • Experience in potting and encapsulation with two-part resins.


This is an ITAR sensitive facility. Consequently, only U.S. Persons are eligible. Further, in compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation

Hampton, VA, US, 23666

City:  Hampton
State:  VA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  91501
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Hampton Roads

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

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