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Engineering Manager I

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 Engineering Managers provide leadership for cross functional engineering teams. They work with senior management to define technical road maps aligned with market directions and communicate across other Business Units to share applicable technology. Our Engineering Managers leverage TE global technology to increase competitive position and increased value to our customers. They identify relevant technology trends and opportunities, develop relationships and partnerships with key customers, industry leaders and core suppliers, define and manage IP strategy, assess talent and implement development plans to assure succession planning and organization capability.

What you'll be doing...


•    Develop and implement policies, standards and procedures for the engineering department
•    Coordinate and direct projects, making detailed plans to accomplish goals and directing the integration of technical activities
•    Analyze technology, resources and market demand, to plan and assess the feasibility of projects
•    Direct, review, and approve product design and changes
•    Monitors progress against project schedules and budgets; recommends allocation of resources as required to accomplish goals
•    Responsible for assisting in interviewing, hiring and training employees
•    Oversee the development and maintenance of staff competence
•    Develops evaluation criteria that will serve to measure progress and effectiveness of departmental operations
•    Reviews department objectives for adequacy and consistency with corporate objectives
•    Plans and formulates engineering program and organizes project staff according to project requirements
•    Analyzes and solves engineering-related problems with the assistance of subordinate managers and department personnel
•    Coordinates all customer and internal engineering changes
•    Monthly reporting of departmental metrics
•    Follow-up on permanent corrective action plans to resolve any outstanding issues related to quality, production, equipment, tooling, customers, and production controls
•    Approve all tool process sheets, any changes to part, manufacturing process cost, material/ process standards and packaging
•    Coordinate all engineering changes and approvals to meet customer deadlines
•    Evaluate and approve all equipment required for programs
•    Liaise with vendors for plant projects and equipment purchases for projects
•    Reviews corporate quotes for new programs
•    Promote and enforce a safe and healthy work environment in accordance with applicable legislation and company policies and procedures.
•    Drive continuous improvement of processes, quality and cost to maintain profitability and competitiveness
•    Responsible for maintaining ISO/ TS compliance within manufacturing.
•    Manage routers and bill of material for product and maintain current system data for engineering changes.

What your background should look like:

•    BS in engineering required
•    4-5 years relevant work experience
•    2 years management experience
•    Master’s degree in engineering or MBA a plus
•    Personnel and project management skills
•    Expert-level knowledge of sector technology and processes
•    Strategic thinking
•    Leadership, teambuilding, and mentoring skills
•    Strong communication, interpersonal, and conflict resolution skills
•    Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
•    Data analytics skills and experience
•    Attention to detail
•    Flexible thinking, including the ability to pivot and try new approaches when faced with challenges
•    Organizational, planning, and documentation skills
•    Proficiency using presentation software to explain complex information to non-technical management personnel and other stakeholders
•    Ability to work on multiple projects in various stages simultaneously


Motivating Others
Managing and Measuring Work
Building Effective Teams
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

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.


MEDWAY, MA, US, 02053

State:  MA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  77782
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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