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Senior Project Manager Engineer

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 Sr. Project Manager will plan, execute, and control the development of new products and processes. This involves pursuit of achieving flawless launches following the TE internal LEANPD new product development process; i.e. delivering projects that are on-time, on-budget, and meet performance objectives. This role will interact with global stakeholders and the successful candidate will be able to effectively communicate and motivate local and global teams, influence global stakeholders (TE internal as well as external customers), and enable projects to be profitably developed and successfully deployed.

  • Overall responsibility for successful project(s) execution to meet the project charter(s).
  • Process: follow LEANPD process and control documentation including design and development history.
  • Leadership: be a role model for TE project members as appropriate and represent to our customers a person with the highest integrity, a positive attitude, technical competence, a strong work ethic, and a high level of project management professionalism.
  • Cost control: manage the project capital, expense and resource expenditures to stay within budget and ensure that the financial returns are maintained. 
  • Communications: develop the project communication plan, lead weekly project reviews with customers, hold periodic internal project reviews as needed, report project progress, and manage and influence stakeholder expectations. 
  • Planning: Lead and develop effective project plans including the core areas of project integration, timing, costs, risk management, communications, project quality, human resources, procurement planning, and scope.
  • Risk management: effectively create, monitor, and control risk management plans.
  • Customer management: perform integrated change management control including establishing the change management procedure, maintaining the risk register, and getting payment from customers for agreed upon changes.
  • Capacity planning: develop and maintain capacity plans at the global assembly level to the component level.
  • Technical leadership and problem solving: create and maintain a technical team environment (including customer technical resources) where decision points are quickly identified, reviewed, analyzed, and decisions made while building teamwork and commitment to the project while maintaining the project schedule.
  •  Economic analysis: conduct as needed analyses in support of project control, alternatives evaluation, variance analysis, cost calculations, etc.
  • Involve Operations team in a variety of quality/cost improvement projects driven by the Engineering team
  • Must be able to interface with external foundries on a regular basis
  • Resource management: effectively lead project teams and allocate resources as needed.
What your background should look like:
  • Master's degree (engineering or technical preferred)
  • Project management experience with progressive responsibilities may be considered in lieu of education 5+ years preferred) under one of the industry quality management system (CMMI, ISO-TS, AS9100).
  • 3+ years experience in sensors products desired
  • Project Management Professional certification a plus (PMP)
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Must be able to effectively work with people of diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Strong aptitude for problem solving
  • Able to work effectively under pressure
  • Rigorous, result oriented 
  • Problem solving mindset 
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
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 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.


Oceanside, CA, US, 92054

Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  52422
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Nearest Major Market: San Diego

Job Segment: Project Manager, Project Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Quality Manager, Technology, Engineering, Quality

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