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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 R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams conceive original ideas for new products, introduce them into practice. They are responsible for product development, and qualification from market definition through production and release; assist in the qualification of suppliers for new products to ensure suppliers deliver quality parts, materials, and services for new or improved manufacturing processes; conduct feasibility studies, testing on new and modified designs; direct and support detailed design, testing, prototype fabrication and manufacturing ramp. The R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams provide all required product documentation including, but not limited to, Solid Model, 2D/3D production drawings, product specifications, and testing requirements. They create and modify detailed drawings and drafting or conceptual models from layouts, rough sketches or notes and contribute to design modifications to facilitate manufacturing operation or quality of product. Typical fields of expertise include: materials, mechanics and systems, electrical, optics, chemistry, software, automation systems, packaging, testing and measurement, and manufacturing of electrical, mechanical and electronic components, products, and their integration into systems.

What your background should look like:

What your background should look like:
Appliances requires a candidate to support product growth across our Power and Signal portfolio. This individual will be Product Engineer on NPD and sustaining projects working with customers, project management, product management, operations, procurement, quality, and other functions as required. Preferred candidate should have experience in the design of interconnection products and have knowledge of the associated manufacturing processes. Working knowledge of 3-D CAD systems such as PTC Creo, Space Claim, or similar is required and hands on experience with product simulation using CAE is also highly desirable.
1.    Work within a global multidisciplinary team environment as Product Engineer to design and develop functionally robust and cost-effective products / processes to meet customer and market needs
2.    Drive the development and release of product, scale-up through stage-gate reviews, ensuring milestone commitments are maintained and stakeholder reporting is completed
3.    Complete product verification using simulation / prototype testing and final product qualification testing. Where needed drive failure analysis and implementation of corrective actions
4.    Work with safety agencies, foreign and domestic, for product compliance
5.    Collaborate on continuous improvement initiatives using TEOA / Digital methodologies
6.    Present projects at technical reviews, updates and decision forums
7.    Work with global manufacturing resources, procurement, and outside suppliers to meet all TE technical, quality and cost objectives

Qualifications / Professional Experience:
1.    A Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering required
2.    Relevant industry experience is a plus

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
1.    Experience in design and development of interconnection or similar products using complex precision components
2.    Knowledge of associated manufacturing processes (molding, stamping, plating and assy)
3.    Knowledge of materials, finishes and contact physics related to interconnection design
4.    Knowledge of wire termination techniques (crimping, soldering, welding etc.)
5.    Hands on experience of simulation (Ansys or similar) and rapid prototyping for product verification
6.    Experience of testing requirements and techniques for product qualification
7.    Knowledge of Voice of Customer, Design to Value, Design for Six Sigma and LEAN Manufacturing (Green Belt in Six Sigma is desirable).
8.    General knowledge of industry specifications such as UL, IEC, and EIA is desirable
9.    Excellent verbal and written communications skills, ability to communicate Globally at all levels internally and externally.
10.    Must be self-motivated, highly organized, detail oriented and able to manage projects with minimal supervision.  This includes multiple projects and multi task situations, with the ability to prioritize, set and achieve goals
11.    Experience on design and development of appliances or subcomponents is desirable.


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation

Qingdao, SD, CN, 200233

City:  Qingdao
State:  SD
Country/Region:  CN
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  98581
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Job Segment: Lean Six Sigma, Six Sigma, R&D Engineer, Drafting, Procurement, Management, Engineering, Operations

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