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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 Manufacturing Engineering Teams are process leaders for stamping, molding or assembly related topics, ensuring the processes are running at optimum levels for quality and output. They are experts in mold tooling, die tooling, machining, and assembly techniques, possessing extensive knowledge of the associated manufacturing processes which may include the optimization and standardization of stamping / molding / assembly or other processes within the manufacturing environment. Manufacturing Engineering Teams enable the TE business unit plants to reach TE Operating Advantage (TEOA) requirements, roll out Centers of Excellence (COE), Best Demonstrated Practices (BDP’s) and advise plants on tool and machine duplications / corrections / improvements. They design and develop manufacturing process and automation platforms and apply them for the realization of new product developments as well as optimization of existing products already in production. The Teams also support Product Development in the selection and optimization of tools for piece part production and the selection of the most suitable manufacturing concepts relative to planned manufacturing quantities, quality requirements and manufacturing location. They act as interface between engineering and production to ensure manufacturability of new designs and smooth production ramp up as well as support the research & development teams to produce sample manufacturing equipment, product samples and prototypes.

Our Kauffman Road plant in Landisville, PA is currently recruiting for a manufacturing engineer. The focus of this position will be to support brazing, heat treatment and metal forming operations used to manufacture electrical terminals and connectors. Another key responsibility for this position is to identify and implement automation and continuous improvement opportunities in the manufacturing operations previously described.  This is a project oriented position and will involve leading various cross-functional teams concentrating on improving process efficiencies.  Although not immediately required, the position will require a firm understanding of the leans tools associated with the Tyco Electronics Operating Advantage (TEOA). Excellent communication and organizational skills will be key given the position requires the ability to handle multiple jobs simultaneously and interact with production personnel, site management team, and external suppliers.


Job Responsibilities

  • Implement projects specific to cost savings, successfully demonstrated practices and continuous improvement.
  • Identify and track critical tooling by evaluating performance metrics such as equipment utilization/downtime, scrap, and change over time.
  • Create and maintain documentation for operating procedures and standard work documents.
  • Develop cost estimates for tooling and applicable manufacturing processes.
  • Resolve quality issues as needed to address customer needs.
  • Maintain project documentation including timelines and project status reports.

What your background should look like:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering required
  • Five to ten years of experience in manufacturing stamping operations with progressive dies, die design and die development
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability interact well within a cross-functional team.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to details.
  • Computer skills with MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), AutoCAD, and Pro/E.


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



State:  PA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  98383
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Lancaster

Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, Machinist, R&D Engineer, Electronics Engineer, Engineer, Engineering, Manufacturing

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