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.

Short Description

  • Develop organization to support operational strategy and implement operational plans.
  • Provide measurable impact on operating efficiencies and organizational objectives.
  • Develop and administer schedules and performance requirements and manage department budget. 
  • Assess risk and compliance within the projects of the team.
  • Manage engineers who exercise latitude and independence in their assignments.
  • Provides leadership on resolving key issues that impact the I/O team. 
  • Work on issues of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors, including an understanding of current business trends. 
  • Determine the best course of action to meet schedules and/or resolve technical problems. 
  • Adapt/make departures from traditional approaches to enhance quality or value in existing methods.
  • Frequently interact with multiple organizational levels.
  • Gain the cooperation of others beyond direct reports.
  • Provide strategic leadership to foster the growth of the business.
  • Analyze and plan workforce utilization and workflow for maximum efficiency.
  • Plan and execute special projects to improve and increase function and capability.
  • Establish and utilize a technical network with TE.
  • Interact with customers and suppliers.
  • Contribute to standards bodies for I/O products.

What your background should look like:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in mechanical engineering or related field
  • 10 years or more of engineering product development experience.
  • 3 years or more of engineering management experience.
  • Engineering experience in the connector and cable assembly industry preferred, especially I/O style connectors and cable assemblies.
  • Participation in the full product development cycle from establishing customer requirements to releasing qualified design to production.
  • Knowledge in 3D CAD & CAE applications, and geometric dimensions & tolerances.
  • Detailed understanding of manufacturing processes including stamping, molding, plating, and assembly.
  • Experience in design for manufacturability to address customer requirements including mechanical, environmental, electrical, and cost.
  • Strong interpersonal communication and knowledge of roles of the cross-functional team.
  • Deep knowledge in the area of leadership and accountability.
  • Ability to work in a global environment and availability to collaborate globally in the mornings and evenings.


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Inclusion, Innovation, Teamwork

TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions enable the distribution of power, signal and data to advance next-generation transportation, renewable energy, automated factories, data centers, medical technology and more. With more than 85,000 employees, including 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries. TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat, Instagram and X (formerly Twitter).


•    Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $147,440 – $221,160 (subject to change dependent on physical location)
•    Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. TE Connectivity reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the experience/qualification of the selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.
•    Total Compensation = Base Salary + Incentive(s) + Benefits

•    A comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401(k), disability, life insurance, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off and voluntary benefits.


EOE, Including Disability/Vets




State:  PA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  118677
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

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