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Engineering Manager, Equipment Design and Development

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 Manufacturing and Process Development Engineering Teams significantly impact LEANPD driven new product development projects, driving for excellence in existing manufacturing technologies and methods and striving to implement new manufacturing technologies to provide improved process and tolerance control. They act as the binding element between product development and manufacturing engineering, ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of this critical interface. They support Product Development in the optimization of designs and piece parts for manufacturability by realizing sample tooling/products/prototypes. They also design, develop, and qualify tooling and processes to meet TE quality and production standards, document all processes and tooling in applicable TE systems, support supply chain to verify supplier compliance and capability, initiate and implement programs to continuously improve quality, cost and cycle time and adhere to all appropriate specifications, regulatory requirements and customer requirements.

What your background should look like:

This position will lead direction and efforts in design and development of Manufacturing and R&D equipment for medical device assembly processes. The Manager will conceptualize and spearhead 
projects in design and development of electromechanical automated and semi-automated manufacturing equipment. This position will lead a team of engineers and technicians that are responsible for 
authoring equipment specifications, generating schematics and drawings, and building complex capital equipment designs. The manager will lead the programming and controls design of standalone computers, 
Program Logic Controllers (PLC's), and Human Machine Interfaces (HMI's) for R&D and Manufacturing process equipment. In conjunction, this position will work closely with the process development 
engineering team to develop manufacturing processes from design conceptualization through to validation and production implementation.

•    Leads a team of engineers and technicians designing new equipment and fixturing to improve manufacturing. process capability, capacity, efficiency, cost, and quality. 
•    Manages a team of engineers that lead projects to design improvements to existing R&D and manufacturing, process equipment, tooling, and fixturing. 
•    Track status of team’s assigned priority projects and regularly report to management 
•    Train and mentor engineering skills and task execution using established procedures related to equipment selection, schematic design, system layout, cost estimation and system documentation
•    Responsible for developing control systems for PLC's, Stand Alone Computers, HMI's, and other electromechanical controls using programming languages, such as Ladder Logic, C++, Java, Python 
•    Interface with cross-functional departments to execute manufacturing process and equipment development projects 7. Provide technical direction to engineering staff


•    Highly proficient in design, develop, and program PLC-based control systems for manufacturing equipment 
•    Recognized as equipment specialist outside of department. Provides solutions to complex technical issues associated with companywide projects and production manufacturing support 
•    Demonstrated expertise related to equipment, fixturing, tooling, and machine design 
•    Working knowledge of SolidWorks 
•    Good document control and record-keeping skills 
•    Ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines in a timely manner
•    B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Control Systems, or related engineering field 
•    10+ years directly related experience; 5+ years of managing engineering professionals 
•    Medical device industry experience preferred 
•    Experience with reading and preparing technical documentation a must 
•    Good communication skills and ability to develop healthy, productive team culture
•    Extended periods of sitting or standing 
•    Extended periods working in a cleanroom environment 
•    Ability to lift up to 35 pounds 
•    Extended periods of computer usage


Building Effective Teams
Motivating Others
Managing and Measuring Work
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

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 approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 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.

•    Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $95,800 - $143,600 (subject to change dependent on physical location)
•    Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. TE Connectivity reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the experience/qualification of the selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.
•    Total Compensation = Base Salary + Incentive(s) + Benefits
•    A comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401(k), disability, life insurance, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off and voluntary benefits.

EOE, Including Disability/Vets


Plymouth, MN, US, 55447

City:  Plymouth
State:  MN
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  80209
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Engineer, Electrical, Design Engineer, Equity, Supply Chain Manager, Engineering, Finance, Operations

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