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Principal Manufacturing & Process Development 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. 

What you will be doing...

As part of the Manufacturing & Process Engineering team, you will play in key role in the overall improvement in our manufacturing process for High Speed Wire & Cable products with respect to safety, cost, optimization, and continuous improvement. You'll work collaboratively with Sales, Product Management, Quality, and Production teams as a process leader to facilitate a continuous improvement culture and provide innovative solutions to production and technical challenges. To achieve these goals this may include:

  • Driving and influencing the Technical, Planning and Production of High Speed Copper Products through regular communication of project plans, ideas and delivery covering global production strategy and investment.
  • Delivering ongoing improvements to processes, procedures and products to achieve cost savings targets and business growth.
  • Maintaining a safe working environment by ensuring all activities are carried out with safety in mind and safe working practices are adopted at all times
  • Collecting and analyzing data to provide solutions to production and technical problems
  • Ensuring all process changes are controlled and appropriately documented according to business procedures
  • Taking an active role in your own continued development to increase personal growth and contribution to the business
  • Leading and influencing Technical, Sales, Product Management and Quality personnel in both daily and future operational issues
What your background should look like...
  • Minimum of 5 years of working experience with High Speed Copper manufacturing and process engineering
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical, Manufacturing or Mechanical engineering
  • Working knowledge in Wire & Cable manufacturing
  • Experience with Extrusion processes
  • Strong leadership qualities and the ability to complete assignments with little supervisory oversite
  • Ability to drive change and technically influence business investment and direction.
  • Ability to prioritize issues, analyze situations and implement effective corrective actions
  • Excellent communication and oral skills as well as strong presentation and written skills.
  • Proficient experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to respond rapidly and effectively to changing requirements on short notice
  • Demonstrate qualities of flexibility, integrity, and confidentiality
  • US citizen or perm legal resident required as this is an ITAR facility


 Nice to have...

  • IOSH qualification
  • Background in materials, specifically plastics
  • Experience with SAP

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 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 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.


Redwood City, CA, US, 94063

Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  45893
Alternative Locations: 

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland

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

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