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Advanced Manufacturing Engineer


Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

The Aerospace, Defense and Marine (Aerospace, Defense and Marine or AD&M) business unit of TE is part of the Industrial Solutions segment (Industrial Solutions) and is a world leader in the design of components and electrical interconnection solutions that are used for applications in extreme and rigorous environments. These interconnection solutions make possible applications of avionics, jet and propulsion engine management, flight controls, grounding systems and on-board entertainment (EAB) for today's "connected aircraft". This capability is extended to military, marine, aviation, space, land and drone vehicles, as well as oil and gas exploration of open-ocean deposits. TE offers solutions for enhanced connectivity that work and resist in the most extreme environments on Earth, from the deepest oceans to the ends of space. In your relentless activities to save space and weight, improve data delivery and power, you will find that AD&M is ready to collaborate with your design team to help you present your product more quickly in the market with smarter and better interconnect solutions.

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 knowledge 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.

Responsibilities & Qualifications
  • 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.

 Experience and Required Skills:

  • 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.
  • 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 preferred.  
  • Competency with CAD software for basic fixture design is required.
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Project, Excel, Word and a basic CAD package. 
  • Must have good time management 
  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

Hastings, ESX, GB, TN34

Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  44448
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

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 Segment: Industrial, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Electrical, Manufacturing, Engineering

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