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Failure Analysis Engineering Technician

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 R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams conceive original ideas for new products, introduce them into practice. They are responsible for product development, and qualification from market definition through production and release; assist in the qualification of suppliers for new products to ensure suppliers deliver quality parts, materials, and services for new or improved manufacturing processes; conduct feasibility studies, testing on new and modified designs; direct and support detailed design, testing, prototype fabrication and manufacturing ramp. The R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams provide all required product documentation including, but not limited to, Solid Model, 2D/3D production drawings, product specifications, and testing requirements. They create and modify detailed drawings and drafting or conceptual models from layouts, rough sketches or notes and contribute to design modifications to facilitate manufacturing operation or quality of product. Typical fields of expertise include: materials, mechanics and systems, electrical, optics, chemistry, software, automation systems, packaging, testing and measurement, and manufacturing of electrical, mechanical and electronic components, products, and their integration into systems.


This person will work with department reliability engineers and other TE Connectivity engineers to support product failure analyses of contacts, connectors, relays/contactors, and switches. Support will include preparation of specimens for various types of analysis and testing, performing dimensional inspections, performing 2D and 3D CT X-ray scans, cross sectioning, setting up and performing electrical and mechanical tests, identifying and assembling appropriate test fixturing, SEM operation, etc. The role also will require directly overseeing programs in which the deliverable is limited to data collection and reporting of findings using Excel, MSWord, and PowerPoint. All operations must be done in accordance with documented safety procedures.


This position requires access to information which is subject to stringent controls under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. lawful permanent resident, person granted asylee status in the U.S., or person admitted into the U.S. as a refugee.




What your background should look like:

  • This position requires access to information which is subject to stringent controls under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants must be one of the following: 1) U.S. citizen; 2) U.S. national; 3) U.S. lawful permanent resident; 4) person granted asylee status in the U.S.; or 5) person admitted into the U.S. as a refugee.
  • A minimum 10 years of experience in product testing 
  • Experience with electrical product testing preferred
  • Associates degree in a technical field is a plus
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and perform procedures in accordance with test specifications and other written documents and work with minimum supervision
  • Experience with the following tools: Electron microscopes, metallographic procedures, thermal analysis equipment, and electrical test equipment.
  • Familiarity with basic laboratory safety procedures and practices
  • Good written communications skills
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 - 50 pounds


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

Harrisburg, PA, US, 17111

City:  Harrisburg
State:  PA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  65771
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia
Nearest Secondary Market: Harrisburg

Job Segment: Technician, Maintenance, Engineer, Electrical, Thermal Engineering, Technology, Manufacturing, Engineering

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