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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. 

* This position is remote.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $14 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 80,000 people, including 7,500 design engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS –www.TE.com

Reporting to the Business Unit VP of Engineering/CTO, TE Sensors Value Engineering Senior Manager will be responsible for driving cost reduction design improvements in our released products.  This position will focus the team on building and executing a pipeline of opportunities, with approximately 30 engineers in the combined teams located in multiple sites across the globe. Partnering with our manufacturing operations and procurement teams, the role will be to impact the business through designs that deliver both material and conversion savings. Findings and improvements will also be catalogued and included in future new product designs.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • The successful candidate will lead a global team of engineers to deliver quantified cost savings on released Sensor products through a combination of reduced material spend, conversion cost, and overall yield and quality improvement. S/he will establish a systematic method for generating ideas, executing the projects, sharing best practices, and measuring results.
  • Typical approaches will include cost research and competitive analysis, brainstorming workshops, and opportunity identification together with plant operations leaders and product management.

Knowledge / Skills / Leadership

  • Engineering degree along with experience across some of the following domains: electronics packaging, end of line testing, cost research, fab yield management.
  • 8+ years of experience in leading global engineering and/or manufacturing teams to deliver on-cost and on-quality product releases that scale readily into high volume production.
  • Understands the fundamental components of cost as calculated in a manufacturing environment.
  • Capably directs the implementation of changes that meet customer notification requirements as well as TE documentation requirements.
  • Demonstrates sound judgement in working through complex technical issues with ability to communicate actions and impact clearly to stakeholders including management, customers, and peers.
  • Strong collaborator, drives cross-functional solutions in strong partnership with Sensors Operations.
  • Capable leader, able to lead through systems while developing the next generation of global talent.
  • Able to translate financial goals into tangible and easy-to-understand targets for working teams to tackle.


Building Effective Teams
Motivating Others
Managing and Measuring Work
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

Shenzhen, GD, CN, 518057

City:  Shenzhen
State:  GD
Country/Region:  CN
Travel:  25% to 50%
Requisition ID:  80317
Alternative Locations:  Shanghai
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Job Segment: Manager, Engineer, Procurement, Product Manager, Senior Product Manager, Management, Engineering, Operations

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