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Manager Manufacturing Engineering (m/f/d)

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 Engineering Teams are process leaders for stamping, molding or assembly related topics, ensuring the processes are running at optimum levels for quality and output. They are experts in mold tooling, die tooling, machining, and assembly techniques, possessing extensive knowledge of the associated manufacturing processes which may include the optimization and standardization of stamping / molding / assembly or other processes within the manufacturing environment. They design and develop manufacturing process and automation platforms and apply them for the realization of new product developments as well as optimization of existing products already in production. The Teams also support Product Development in the selection and optimization of tools for piece part production and the selection of the most suitable manufacturing concepts relative to planned manufacturing quantities, quality requirements and manufacturing location. They act as interface between engineering and production to ensure manufacturability of new designs and smooth production ramp up as well as support the research & development teams to produce sample manufacturing equipment, product samples and prototypes.



  • Direct Lead of the Manufacturing Engineering team (currently 4 direct reports)
  • Maintain and develop robust manufacturing processes to achieve reliable quality, maximum yield, efficiency, performance and safe operations
  • Develop, validate and qualify new processes and new equipment in the lines, incl. documentation and according to LeanPD, ISO and safety requirements
  • Drive Digital Factory deployment in Pratteln plant
  • Establish and maintain work instructions ( equipment set-up, adjustment, common care and safety, cleanness, process description)
  • Implement / upgrade routing and process time in SAP
  • Participate in products design review, DFM and PFMEA
  • Coordination of training and training of operators/supervisors to achieve and maintain stable processes
  • Support 1st and 2nd level of escalation for Maintenance and Line Leader
  • Report OEE per station
  • Maintain MBOM in SAP
  • Responsible for Conversion Cost Saving Initiatives (CCSI) identification, execution, tracking and reporting
  • Maintain Test and calibration: HW & SW

What your background should look like:

  • Bachelor or Master in Engineering (preferably Electrical or Mechanical engineering)
  • Manufacturing process and continuous improvement skills is a plus
  • Very good knowledge of (Sensors) Manufacturing and Automation Processes
  • Knowledge of Industry Standards (e.g. TS16949)
  • Strong engagement, flexibility and resilience
  • Drive for Results
  • Teamwork, dealing with commitments and goal-oriented way of working
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Cultural awareness
  • Knowledge of standards MS applications (Word, Excel, MS Project, Powerpoint, PowerBI)
  • Fluent in English; German/French is a plus


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

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a $12 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 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.


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


Pratteln, BL, CH, 8200

City:  Pratteln
State:  BL
Country/Region:  CH
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  73578
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Job Segment: Industrial, Electrical, Engineer, ERP, Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology

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