Requisition ID:  9966
Location:  San Jose, CA, US, 94088
Alternative Locations: 
Education Experience:  Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)
Employment Experience:  3-5 years
Travel:  Less than 10%

Segment: Industrial Solutions 

Business Unit: Medical 

Building: CA-San Jose-AC3 


Band/Level: 5-2-C 

Hiring Manager: NIMROD TZORI 

Recruiter: ADAM FRANTZ 

Relocation:Yes - Domestic 

Travel: Less than 10% 

Employee Referral Amount:  

Education Experience: Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years) 

Employment Experience: 3-5 years 


Company Information

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today’s increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations – redefining what’s possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS –


TE’s Medical business unit, part of the Industrial Solutions segment, offers medical device OEMs, a complete product offering, and capability portfolio for minimally invasive, imaging, surgical, diagnostic, and therapeutic devices. With more than 350 design engineers and a global presence in all key medical device hubs, we are a premier partner to the world’s leading medical technology companies for their next-generation medical devices. We are experts in all aspects of device design and manufacture, from access & delivery solutions for interventional medicine; to sensors & connectors for surgical applications. Our innovative solutions enable ground breaking medical therapies such as treating heart disease without opening the body, placing microscopic devices into brain arteries and powering robotic surgery.



Job Overview

The Senior Manufacturing Engineer is a high energy, fast pace technical leader who is responsible for providing manufacturing engineering knowledge, skill, and experience to handle such tasks as: generating exceptional documentation, implementing DFM (design for manufacturability), lean manufacturing, process capability analysis, and yield / efficiency improvements.

Additionally, the Senior Manufacturing Engineer position is a team based function that is responsible for manufacturing support, process innovation and cost improvement. The focus of this position is on improvements in key operating metrics of: on-time delivery, machine utilization, scrap, productivity improvement, and process capability while ensuring full compliance to FDA QSR (21 CFR 820), and applicable ISO 13485 requirements.TEGTA16

Responsibilities & Qualifications

The Senior Manufacturing Engineer must be fully capable of performing:

· Demonstrate ISO13485 compliance.

· Establish manufacturable processes on projects exiting Design Services and/or Pilot Manufacturing.

· Ensure all project specifications are verifiable prior to transfer to Production.

· Hands-on implementation of Lean manufacturing techniques and use of the Theory of Constraints to optimize production throughput while maximizing labor utilization.

· Provide leadership, training and support to the facility operations in an effort to eliminate non-value added activities in all manufacturing and administrative processes and radically improve cycle times as they impact our customers.

· Implement process innovation, process development and improvement in terms of cost reduction and increase efficiencies on the production line.

· Perform, demonstrate, and train new employees on all pertinent manufacturing processes and quality requirements as required.

· Provide technical leadership in the areas assigned and provide "Design for Manufacturing" input to R&D, customers, and product commercialization teams.

· Design and implement new tooling, fixturing, and capital equipment.

· Write all essential documents (i.e. MPI’s, Inspection Plans, LHR’s, DMR’s, Validation Processes, and Calibration /PM Requirements) to FDA/other notified body standards.

· Work closely with R&D Engineering group to assist and coordinate project transfers from R&D phase to Manufacturing phase.

· Be familiar with product requirements, concept prototyping, design and development (including verification and validation), risk/failure mode assessment, performance and safety testing.

· Coordinate time and activities of others and/or serve as a project leader for cross-functional programs.

· Maintain detailed documentation throughout all phases of manufacturing development and transfer phases.

· Review or coordinate outside vendor activities to support development.

· Manage or develop technical solutions to design problems with vendors and in-house resources through design reviews, design audits, and prototype analysis.

· Interface with customers and internal departments articulating team activities and progress.

· Communicate effectively with customers under a variety of situations; including but not limited to project scope creep, financial situations, and missing/incomplete/unverifiable specifications.


Four year degree in an engineering or manufacturing field, and 5+ years minimum combined experience in a manufacturing or engineering position.  Excellent computer skills including Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Minitab or other statistical software, Solid Works or AutoCAD software


  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

Job Segment: Industrial, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Inspector, Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality

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