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New Product Development Engineer - Performance Materials

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world.

About The Role

An exciting opportunity to join the emerging Performance Materials Team, as part of the Appliances Business Unit. With a strong focus on innovation, you will bring novel products to the marketplace and will play a part in the evolution of the new business unit. You will be expected to bring practical and theoretical expertise in new product development, and work with multifunctional, global teams to bring projects to fruition. 


As a New Product Development Engineer you will be responsible for all aspects of new product development including obtaining voice of customer, defining new concepts, new product development and industrialization for a range of applications for instance heat shrink products. 


TE is a dynamic company with global reach and offering many development opportunities. We provide the security of an established company that is willing to invest in both you and in technology innovation. We offer flexible, hybrid working to support your career, personal life and encourage creativity.


Full time, Permanent, Hybrid Option Available 

Location : Swindon, UK


  • Take responsibility for product development and qualification from market definition through production to new product introduction. 
  • Define, coordinate, and drive technical activities to lead project teams from an engineering perspective. 
  • Develop solutions to problems of unusual complexity which require a high degree of adaptability, creativity and innovation
  • Drive improvements in business processes for product development.
  • Manage multiple priorities, activities and communications to maintain project progress.  
  • Prepare documentation including, for example, product specifications, test plans and production drawings. 
  • Design products to optimise for cost, quality and manufacturability.
  • Collaborate closely with global manufacturing teams. 
  • Contribute to the technical roadmap of the Performance Materials team. 
  • Create customer and supplier relationships. 
  • Submit all IP information to legal according to policy and prior to public disclosure. 

What your background should look like:

  • Demonstrate extensive technical experience in new product development, polymer processing including compounding and extrusion, heat shrink products.
  • Relevant qualification (BA, Masters or PHD) in an engineering discipline; Material Science, Polymer Engineering. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead projects through to new product introduction (NPI)
  • Collaborate effectively across various functions. 
  • Demonstrate Problem Solving skills, Creativity, Adaptability and Innovation.
  • Design products to optimise for cost, quality and manufacturability.
  • Must be self-motivated, organized and goals orientated. 
  • Take a proactive approach to design for cost, quality and manufacturability 
  • Knowledge of Voice of Customer, Design to Value, Design for Six Sigma, LEAN Manufacturing and LEAN business processes is preferred 



Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

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 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



State:  SWD
Country/Region:  GB
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  88011
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Job Segment: Lean Six Sigma, Six Sigma, Chemical Engineer, Materials Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Management, Engineering

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