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R&D/Product Development Technician III

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 R&D/Product Development Technicians are responsible for supporting concept selection, design feasibility, design verification, and process validation as defined by the quality system. R&D/Product Development Technicians teams will develop processes and continue to analyze process capability until the process has been proven to be stable and reliable.  After design and process stability has been verified, R&D/Product Development Technicians will engage in production transfer activities.  This role complies to FDA QSR (21 CFR 820), ISO 13485 requirements and adheres to the Quality Management System (QMS).

A Day in the Life

  • Support Engineering in providing technical support as need on key programs.
  • The technician must work proficiently to deliver on or ahead of schedule.
  • Assist the engineering team with device design and development including, rapidly prototyping designs, troubleshooting failures, proposing and evaluating design and process improvements and testing of product.
  • Assemble Class II and III prototype components, subassemblies and assemblies
  • Works from product specifications and written/verbal instructions.
  • Assists in developing and executing tests for new and improved design concepts processes, procedures, and test methods
  • Record build data in laboratory notebooks
  • Provides direct support to all NPD manufacturing lines
  • Review, develop, and improve manufacturing instructions
  • Maintain detailed documentation through all phases of development, testing and analysis
  • May assist in the transfer of technology and/or contribute in cross-functional discussions regarding device performance

What your background should look like:

  • AA Degree or equivalent work experience in related discipline and 3 years of related experience in the medical device industry
  • Working knowledge of engineering principles and ability to read and comprehend work instructions, schematics and design documentation
  • Experience with welding, braiding, coiling, heat shaping, hot air bonding, swaging and fusing, extrusion, injection molding is preferred
  • Critical thinking, troubleshooting and problem-solving ability
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Proficiency with Microsoft desktop environment: Windows, Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Proficiency with SolidWorks, and Minitab is a plus
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic anatomy and product use is not required but encouraged


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity is a $13 billion 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 nearly 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.


What TE Connectivity offers:

We offer competitive rewards & compensation. Our commitment to our employees includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our employees.

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

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.



State:  MN
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  68286
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Technician, Engineer, Maintenance, Quality Manager, Developer, Technology, Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality

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