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Sr. Quality 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 Aerospace, Defense and Marine (AD&M) business unit of TE is part of the Industrial Solutions segment – a world leader in the design of components and electrical interconnection solutions that are used for applications in extreme and harsh environments. These interconnect solutions make possible applications like avionics, jet engine management, flight controls, grounding systems and harness assemblies, in-flight entertainment (IFE) and cabin systems for today's "connected aircraft".  Vertical markets served include commercial and military aviation, space, military ground vehicles, unmanned/drone vehicles, as well as marine offshore oil and gas (MOG) development. TE offers solutions for enhanced connectivity in extreme environments, from the deepest oceans, to deep space exploration.  In your relentless need to save space and weight, improve data delivery and power management, you will find that AD&M is ready to collaborate with your design team to help you get your product to the market faster with smarter, better interconnect solutions


Short Description


Essential Job Functions:

  • Lead and coach local team to ensure maximum team performance of direct and indirect employees
  • Lead and oversee the deployment and execution of Quality Policies objectives, KPI targets, goals, and quality initiatives
  • Have the capacity to lead and influence at all levels
  • Lead and maintain the Quality Management System across the site covering ISO9001 and AS9100 that meets all customer, statutory and regulatory requirements, which includes a strong internal and external audit program
  • Coordinate with Plant Quality Manager to discuss and resolve product quality issues raised by customers
  • Drive and engage cross functional teams to conduct root cause analysis on both internal and external quality issues and formulate resolutions in a timely manner; and to ensure the implementation and effectiveness of actions and prevent problems from reoccurring
  • Maintain a statistically stable measurement system for product and laboratory testing in accordance with accepted industry standards
  • Provide training and leadership in the application of statistical methods and quality tools throughout the business
  • Principle resource for quality methods, statistical processes and quality control
  • Promote and Drive “Zero Defect” mentality within the quality Organization for proactive tools such Lean (TEOA), Six-Sigma, Poka-Yoke (Error Proofing), Measurement System Analysis, Statistical Process control (SPC) and Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA)
  • Identify gaps and opportunities and drive continuous improvement throughout the organization
  • Positively communicated quality philosophy to customers

What your background should look like:



  • Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. lawful permanent resident, person granted asylee status in the U.S. or person admitted into the U.S. as a refugee
  • 5-7 years of experience in a Quality & Reliability Engineering role in a manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain or Business
  • Experience working in Aerospace, Defense and/or military industries
  • Proven track record of developing strong relationships with customers and suppliers
  • Six sigma and Lean manufacturing experience required
  • Strong knowledge of ISO9001/AS9100
  • Strong knowledge and practical experience of quality tools including, but not limited to 8D, FMEA, 5Y, FAI’s, PPAP & APQP
  • Experience in complying with customer, statutory and regulatory requirements in a manufacturing environment

*This position requires access to information which is subject to stringent controls under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. lawful permanent resident, person granted asylee status in the U.S. or person admitted into the U.S. as a refugee.



Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation


About TE Connectivity


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 more than 85,000 employees, including over 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at 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.



EOE, Including Disability/Vets



State:  CA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  91699
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

Job Segment: Senior Quality Engineer, Lean Six Sigma, Aerospace Engineering, Six Sigma, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering, Management

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