Sr. Manufacturing Engineer - Laser Technology

Company Information

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today's increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations - redefining what's possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS -

The TE Medical business unit, part of the Industrial Solutions segment, offers medical device OEMs, a complete product offering, and capability portfolio for minimally invasive, imaging, surgical, diagnostic, and therapeutic devices. With more than 350 design engineers and a global presence in all key medical device hubs, we are a premier partner to the world's leading medical technology companies for their next-generation medical devices. We are experts in all aspects of device design and manufacture, from access and delivery solutions for interventional medicine; to sensors and connectors for surgical applications. Our innovative solutions enable ground breaking medical therapies such as treating heart disease without opening the body, placing microscopic devices into brain arteries and powering robotic surgery.

Job Overview

TE Medical offers an extremely broad range of innovative products and services to fit the unique demands of the medical industry.   Our components, subassemblies and devices are developed to meet to exacting specifications of end users’ needs - for patient comfort, ergonomics, signal integrity, compact packaging, durability or sterilization. We understand the unique environmental requirements that medical devices must withstand as well as all the appropriate regulatory requirements.  TE Medical solves sophisticated challenges with years of experience, modern design tools, precision equipment and global manufacturing service.
We are seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for our laser technology site in Plymouth, MN.  This position is responsible for the resolution of manufacturing issues, providing tools and engineering support to implement new products into production, and leading process design functions to determine product flow through the manufacturing operation by use of current engineering and continuous improvement techniques.  TE Medical offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. For more information about our positions, products and/or to apply for this position, please visit our web site at We are an EEO Employer Dedicated To Work Force Diversity. TEGTA16

Responsibilities & Qualifications


  • Transfer R&D jobs to productionComplete drawing /design for manufacturing reviews
    • Complete risk assessment/FMEA
    • Complete DOE, range finding tasks
    • Develop processes/process maps
    • Develop tooling
    • Generate work instructions/SOPs
    • Validate processes
    • Determine time standards
  • Set-up jobs
  • Conduct production product/process improvements through LEAN, 6s 5s etc.
  • Support production
  • Develop, approve, procure, maintain and repair production hardware
  • Review/approve DCO’s
  • Review process changes for validation requirements
  • Maintain records and records databases
  • Resolve job related issues promptly in a manner that promotes harmony and aligns with the company’s objectives and goals.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to improve the business and perform other duties as needed.



Knowledge (education and certifications)

  • AS/AAS degree in mechanical/process engineering or comparable work experience in laser cutting, marking, plastics ablation and/or welding
  • ASME Y14 drafting standards
  • MS Office proficiency
  • NC Programming – G-code, Aerotech, Compumotor
  • CAD proficiency – Solidworksand Mastercam


  • Good written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills
  • Quickly identify, quantify and resolve problems/issues
  • Use a digital camera
  • Use measurement tools, such as calipers, micrometers, microscope/reticle and rules


  • Lead teams to achieve goals
  • Effectively plan and prioritize tasks to meet immediate and long range needs
  • Analyze using engineering theories to make improvements on a process.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


  • Multitasking- Ability to multitask and work with cross-functional teams.
  • Problem Solving- Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Adaptability- Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality- Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Dependability- Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with alternative plan.
  • Innovation- Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work.
  • Quality- Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity- Meets productive standards; Completes work in a timely manner.
  • Safety and Security- Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.


  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


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Plymouth, MN, US, 55446

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Education Experience:  Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)
Travel:  Less than 10%

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Industrial, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Drafting, Manufacturing, Engineering

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