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PRODUCT ENGINEER II

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 Product Engineering Teams optimize existing products from information or input provided by marketing, customers, Operation Teams, Development Engineers or other employees. They maintain existing products, processes, and specifications including modifications for new applications consistent with manufacturing techniques and economies. They also initiate and implement programs to continuously improve quality, and cost, while meeting customer requirements and may support and implement product extensions to existing platform products to meet specific customer requirements. They are the key experts in the products they are responsible for at TE.

What your background should look like:

TE Connectivity’s Product Engineering Teams optimise existing products from information or input provided by marketing, customers, Operation Teams, Development Engineers or other employees. They maintain existing products, processes, and specifications including modifications for new applications consistent with manufacturing techniques and economies. They also initiate and implement programmes to continuously improve quality and cost, while meeting customer requirements and may support and implement product extensions to existing platform products to meet specific customer requirements. They are the key experts in the products they are responsible for at TE.
About You
To be successful in this role, you would enjoy varied engineering activities to ensure longevity throughout a product’s life cycle, be practical/hands-on and be willing to learn.
Key responsibilities
These mainly include:
•    Design authority for heat-shrink compounds owned by Performance Materials in Shanghai
o    Preparation and maintenance of approved compounds list
o    Collaborating with Procurement and compounding plants in identifying and evaluating raw materials due to supply/obsolescence issues and cost-savings or other strategic reasons
o    Determining the final disposition of non-conforming compounds 
•    Design authority for existing tubing compounds in Shanghai
o    Recommending corrective actions following any routine test failures
o    Approval and updates of internal specifications
o    Review of qualification reports
o    Maintenance of external agency approvals in conjunction with experts from other BUs as appropriate
o    Support internal and external audits 
o    Run rationalisation or product extension projects initiated by Product Management
•    Product Compliance
o    Maintenance of compliance information in PCT and IMDS
o    Keeping abreast of changes to local, global and industry regulations and communicating any impacts to the business 
•    Operations support
o    Support the Operations team with plant-related compound/product issues 
o    Advise on the effect of processing changes on form/fit/function of tubing products
•    Quality support
o    Support the Quality Engineering team on complaints in conjunction with Product Management 
•    NPD/NPI support
o    Join and actively participate in project teams as and when required 
Experience and Attributes
•    Degree or equivalent in Polymer Science/Materials Science or a similar field
•    Experience in polymer processing – extrusion, irradiation, compounding and testing would be an advantage
•    Good proficiency (writing and speaking) in English and Chinese
•    Analytical, methodical and problem-solving mindset 
•    Must be pro-active and agile with the ability to react and adapt to changing priorities 
•    Strong work ethic and ability to work to tight deadlines
•    Ability to manage projects and producing clear and concise reports
•    Competency in TE methodology and systems is desirable e.g. CPR, LeanPD, SAP, PCT, PDMLink, PMDM, TEBIT and TE Project
 

Competencies

Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation
Location: 

SHANGHAI, SH, CN, 200233

City:  SHANGHAI
State:  SH
Country/Region:  CN
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  96110
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology


Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, Quality Engineer, Chemical Engineer, Product Manager, Procurement, Engineering, Operations

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