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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 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.


•    Actively lead & contribute to New Product Development activities
•    Provide Sustaining Engineering support for existing connector product lines
•    Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignment
•    Drives results primarily through collaboration and influence, not through direct reporting relationships
•    Collaborates with other colleagues and peers
•    Interacts and/or negotiates effectively with external and/or internal customers at all levels
•    Provides training and mentorship to other professional employees
•    Demonstrates expertise within a specific professional discipline by integrating theory and principles with organizational practices and precedents into work
•    Develops solutions to complex problems which require high degree of ingenuity and innovation
•    Familiarity with utilizing lean methodologies to drive engineering and business initiatives
•    Adapts precedents and traditional approaches to develop solutions


What your background should look like:

•    Must be a US person due to the facility being ITAR
•    Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Materials Engineering with 3-5 years hands-on design experience in a manufacturing field
•    Able to deliver quality results without appreciable direction
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•    Ability to work well with others of diverse backgrounds
•    Willingness to shift priorities as business pressures demand
•    Proficient in MS Office Suite especially Excel
•    Proficient in 3D CAD/CAE software (SolidWorks Preferred)


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.


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 approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com 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.


Katy, TX, US, 77493

City:  Katy
State:  TX
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  70236
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Developer, Electrical, Drafting, Engineering, Technology

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