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Mgr. II R&D/Product Dvl Engineering

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

The Application Tooling team is seeking an Engineering Manager to lead our Product Development engineering activities.  This leadership position is responsible for the oversight and management of the mechanical development engineering function. In this role, you will frequently collaborate with other engineering managers, project managers, product managers, manufacturing teams, quality engineers, and other functions to help ensure project alignment and prioritization to ensure on-time, on-cost, on-quality delivery of new products and project deliverables.

What You'll Be Doing....

  • Oversee Product Development/New Product Introduction (NPI) engineering resources.
  • Drive continuous improvement to reduce NPI cycle time & improve on-time, on-cost, on-quality delivery of product developments.
  • Collaborate with and oversee the interaction of the Product Development engineering team with other functions including Product Management, Project Management, Marketing, Quality, Operations, Corporate Technology, other TE Business Units, etc.
  • Manage engineering resource activities, capital projects, budget, and department costs.
  • Provide hands-on technical leadership through the product development cycle and recommend design approaches as needed.
  • Manage Intellectual Property (IP) associated with the development of innovative new designs (invention disclosures, patent applications, trade secrets, customer agreements, innovation recognition).
  • Communicate technical information and schedule to senior leadership team.
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement, accountability, and execution.
  • Maintain and adhere to all appropriate safety specifications, regulatory requirements and customer requirements. Assure proper documentation storage within TE software systems.

What your background should look like:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in an Engineering discipline or equivalent.
  • Engineering leadership experience in an innovation implementation environment.
  • Experience in R&D engineering or new product development (NPD) engineering role with a proven track record of successfully driving engineering projects to meet business objectives on-time and on-budget.
  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail, high degree of adaptability, and technical problem-solving abilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively organize, prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks, make decisions, and solve problems independently.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships and collaborate effectively.
  • Experience in building and mentoring effective teams.
  • Demonstrated practice of make-versus-buy analysis
  • Experience in continuous integration/delivery and product requirement management systems is preferred.
  • Background in machine controls, electro-mechanical systems, software development, and/or automation is preferred.
  • Global work experience, working with multicultural and cross functional groups.
  • Passion to create a solution for the customer.
  • Fluency in English required (read, write, and speak).
  • Ability to travel locally and internationally when required to support project objectives.

Work Location

This position is located in Middletown, PA.


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 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:  91341
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

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