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TE Connectivity Ltd. is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader of connectivity and sensor solutions, creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. TE Business Units vary widely in market and applied technology needs and we are looking for a Project Manager Engineer to join our SG R&D Center.


The R&D Center is chartered to work with TE BUs in broad areas to close technical gaps that will impact them. The ideal candidate should have experience in leading/managing R&D projects, will assist the Center to manage R&D projects, and become familiar with capabilities of local partners and that within TE. He/she should expect to manage cross-functional teams, to be impartial & objective, and will need to be an effective verbal/written communicator. This position is based in TE’s SG HQ with some local and regional travel.





  1. Assists with managing a broad portfolio of on-going R&D projects
  2. Fulfills core responsibility of project management through sound technical awareness and bridging members across cross-functional teams towards desired outcomes
  3. Maintains awareness of projects health, and works with cross-functional members to address diverse issues related to technical, administration, budgetary, IP matters etc.
  4. Undertakes responsibilities in the drafting of technical summary reports, papers, patents, and/or attending conferences
  5. Is aware of local R&D landscape, TE core technologies, and identifies new project opportunities
  6. Participates in strategic efforts to determine and build future direction for the center





  1. Ph.D. or Masters engineering degree with 3 – 5 years’ work experience. Longer and relevant work experience with bachelor’s is acceptable
  2. Experience or formal training in R&D, with track record of successfully managing/leading technical projects in, or in partnership with, industry. Demonstrated ability in ideation, work definition and results-based implementation in manufacturing setting is highly advantageous.
  3. Experience working in or with universities/research institutes/centers of innovation, and knowledge of IP and collaboration practices, is preferred
  4. Subject matter expert in a technical field related to TE relevant manufacturing processes (molding, extrusion, plating, stamping, assembly etc.), TE relevant materials (polymer or electronics materials/systems)
  5. Broad knowledge of new fields such as data analytics, AI and/or IoT etc. is an advantage, though not necessary.
  6. Familiarity with project management practices/tools.


Personal Competencies:

  1. Capable/interested to manage multi-functional teams through an interface role
  2. Takes an impartial and objective approach to issue/conflict resolution
  3. Persuasive oral/written communicator, capable of influencing and motivating
  4. Interest in technology development in broad technical areas.
  5. Comfort working with people at senior levels in a corporate environment
  6. Able to travel 15 – 30% locally, and overseas occasionally.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity’s Engineering Project Management Teams manage cross functional engineering projects. They work with Product Management, Sales, Quality, Manufacturing, Finance, and other functions across TE to assure projects meet financial, schedule and customer expectations. They are responsible for defining and creating project schedules, portfolio management, communication and execution of programs, identifying resource constraints and working with management for resolution, while adhering to LeanPD processes.

Responsibilities & Qualifications


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


Singapore, 01, SG, 239920

Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  48015
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