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Field Application Engineer

 

Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

The Aerospace, Defense and Marine (AD&M) business unit of TE is part of the Industrial Solutions segment -- a world leader in the design of components and electrical interconnection solutions that are used for applications in extreme and harsh environments. These interconnect solutions make possible applications like avionics, jet engine management, flight controls, grounding systems and harness assemblies, in-flight entertainment (IFE) and cabin systems for today's "connected aircraft". Vertical markets served include commercial and military aviation, space, military ground vehicles, unmanned / drone vehicles, as well as marine offshore oil and gas (MOG) development. TE offers solutions for enhanced connectivity in extreme environments, from the deepest oceans, to deep space exploration. In your relentless need to save space and weight, improve data delivery and power management, you will find that AD&M is ready to collaborate with your design team to help you get your product to the market faster with smarter, better interconnect solutions.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity’s Field Application Engineering Teams work intimately with customers to recommend products and solutions for new and existing applications. They identify new applications, requirement modifications and enhancements to meet customer specifications and conduct on-site installation and service of product and are responsible for all technical aspects of the sales cycle for potential application of company products to meet customer needs, including identifying opportunities; determining solutions; creating demand; preparing detailed product specifications and technical marketing support; ensuring high quality and timely project execution and conducting follow-up technical support. They also approve operational quality of systems and equipment.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Key Job Responsibilities 

  • Be the initial point of contact for customer’s local engineering group
  • Function as the technical interface between the customer’s engineers and the TE engineering community on all existing products as well as focus on new product development opportunities
  • Actively contribute to new product development opportunities for TE at the customer with the ability to provide conceptual design modeling
  • Interact directly with customer account(s) on a daily basis and coordinate the deliverables related to customer projects including new products, modifications to existing products, test studies, signal integrity modeling, and any other development efforts
  • Establish relationships with key customer engineering contacts and decision makers
  • Gain a solid understanding of customer’s product set and future roadmap
  • Gain a solid understanding of TE Rugged fiber optics products and future roadmap.
  • Use VOC (Voice of Customer) tools to understand the accounts’ technology, strategic direction, and electronic connectivity needs. Communicate these needs to internal TE Connectivity teams to initiate projects
  • Support a cross-functional, global team specific to the customer. The team may consist of a Program Manager, Quality Engineering, Logistics, Procurement, Operations, and Sales.
  • Penetrate customers’ design cycle to be involved in the early stages of new product / platform planning
  • Work closely with internal engineering teams to insure that they are meeting the customers’ needs and be a conduit to the customer
  • Represent and be an advocate for the customer.
  • Support product & process qualifications
  • Support existing applications and products including tolerance analysis, application evaluation, and testing

 

The ideal candidate should have the following qualifications:

  • BS degree in Engineering required (Electical/ Systems design preferred). 
  • At least 0 – 3 years of engineering experience in fiber optics knowledge
  • Knowledge of general manufacturing processes of stamping, molding, plating, and automated product assembly desired
  • Experience in development engineering and participation in full product development cycle
  • Prefer candidates with some knowledge of electronics components, preferably in one or more of our product lines (connectors, Fiber Optic Cable, Fibre optics components).
  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective project leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize
  • Strong interpersonal & negotiating skills

Competencies

  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

Location: 

Middletown, PA, US, 17057

Travel:  50% to 75%
Requisition ID:  44804


Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

Job Segment: Application Engineering, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Electronics Engineer, Field Engineer, Engineering

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