Senior R&D/Product Development Engineer-printing electronics

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 Automotive Terminal and Connector Technology group develops innovative technologies for future automotive applications and implements them in new and existing products in close collaboration with product engineering and manufacturing. 
We search for a highly motivated and engaged candidate to develop materials and processes for one of TE’s key sustainability projects, reducing CO2 emissions, energy consumption, and freshwater consumption of our future products. 
Typical fields of expertise include printed electronics, materials, chemistry, metallurgy, product requirements and product testing, measurement, analytical testing, process development.


•    Develop new innovative materials and processes and prepare them for the implementation in products
•    Formulate, mix, and test inks for printed electronics applications, optimize printability and tailor printing process and printed material to each other
•    Prepare and execute technical and economic feasibility tests on new products and processes, specify and document process parameters for transfer into production
•    Produce and test samples for design verification
•    Systematic test planning and documentation, design of experiment testing and evaluation
•    Closely collaborate with product development, process development and production on new ideas and problem solving, with a continuous focus on quality
•    Manage and execute projects on time

What your background should look like:

•    Master’s degree or above in material sciences, printing technology, chemistry, electrical or mechanical engineering
•    Innovative target-oriented and highly motivated self-employed way of working, hands-on personality
•    Experience in scientific working methods, test/experiment planning, execution, evaluation, and documentation
•    Interest in printed electronics field, printing technologies
•    Interest in analytical methods, like microscopy, chemical analysis, topographic measurements, automised digital data analysis 
•    Commitment, ability to work in a team and flexibility
•    Located in Oostkamp or willing to travel ~ 30-50 %
•    Very good English skills, spoken and written


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation

TE Connectivity is a global technology leader enabling a secure, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions have been proven in the most demanding environments, enabling advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy technology, data communications, and for the home. With approximately 85,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, we work with customers in nearly 140 countries. TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


We are pleased to offer you an exciting total package that can also be flexibly adapted to changing life situations - the well-being of our employees is our top priority!

•    Competitive Salary Package
•    Performance-Based Bonus Plans
•    Health and Wellness Incentives
•    Employee Stock Purchase Program
•    Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
•    Employee Resource Group

Across our global sites and business units, we put together packages of benefits that are either supported by TE itself or provided by external service providers. In principle, the benefits offered can vary from site to site.



State:  VWV
Country/Region:  BE
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  103451
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

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