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Sr. Quality 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 Quality and Reliability Engineering Teams analyze the ability of product and production systems to comply with customer and contractual requirements through established reliability factors. They design, recommend revisions and install quality control systems, develop and document analytical methods for establishing reliability of products and their components and conduct analysis on relative reliability with regards to cost, structure, weight, maintainability, facility of production, and availability of materials and equipment. Our teams develop, implement and monitor company environmental safety programs and policies to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local environmental, health and safety regulations and recommend corrective actions if necessary. They are responsible for policies and practices to comply with applicable government regulations and industry requirements related to product environmental compliance, the implementation and management of technical and testing standards and specifications, quality control and reliability programs governing materials, product and processes, resulting in the optimization of material and labor, as well as failure analysis, root cause, corrective action and customer communication.

Key Responsibilities

The senior quality engineer will focus on one of TE Marine, Oil and Gas’s value streams, working with manufacturing teams to sustain and improve manufacturing quality on subsea connection systems. You'll increase efficiencies using continuous improvement methods, and interact with the customers frequently.

•    Investigation of root cause and following through on effective corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence for the customer and internal quality issues.
•    Establishing inspection standards, plans, frequencies and test methods.
•    Establishing and maintaining FMEA’s
•    Preparing and updating Operations procedures and associated documentation.
•    Reporting area of responsibility metrics.
•    Supporting customer and surveillance accreditation audits.
•    Perform an active role in quality planning and new product introduction from a quality perspective.
•    Maintain relevant documentation to comply with quality standards and customer requirements.
•    Quality review of responsible area validation documentation.
•    Play active role in further development and continuous improvement of the quality management system
•    Will assist in issues related to Metrology, Inspection, Testing, Product stability, and vendor certification programs.
•    Lead and manage the Material Board to ensure products are appropriately dispositioned within time requirements
•    Participate as a key member of new product development core teams, to help ensure that new product quality plans (validation plans, raw/component material specifications, etc.) and risk management files are appropriately established.
•    Assist and train associates in concepts of probability and statistics.
•    Design and develop forms and instructions for recording, evaluating, and reporting quality data.
•    Investigate and implement corrective and preventive actions (CAPAs) to meet business and compliance requirements.
•    Work with suppliers of both raw materials and components, to improve product quality and/or resolve quality issues.
•    Perform Supplier Quality Audits as necessary.
•    Assist with the development and maintenance of the company-wide validation programs
•    Reports verbally and in writing to the Director / Manager regarding the progress and results of projects.
•    Participates with the Director / Manager in the preparation of divisional, departmental, and project goals.


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:

•    BS/BA degree with a technical focus
•    Min. 7 years' experience as quality engineer
•    Good working knowledge of ISO9001/AS9100 QMS requirements
•    ASQ Certified Quality Engineer a plus
•    Six Sigma Green/Black belt a plus
•    Quality experience in component and device manufacturing preferred.
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills essential.
•    Assists the Director / Manager in presentations of technical nature when requested.
•    Strong proficiency in MS Office suite of programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With more than 85,000 employees, including over 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.


EOE, Including Disability/Vets


KATY, TX, US, 77493

City:  KATY
State:  TX
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  87448
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Quality

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Senior Quality Engineer, Facilities, Six Sigma Black Belt, Manufacturing Engineer, Quality Engineer, Engineering, Operations, Management

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