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Supplier Quality Engineer


Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

The Aerospace, Defense and Marine (Aerospace, Defense and Marine or AD&M) business unit of TE is part of the Industrial Solutions segment (Industrial Solutions) and is a world leader in the design of components and electrical interconnection solutions that are used for applications in extreme and rigorous environments. These interconnection solutions make possible applications of avionics, jet and propulsion engine management, flight controls, grounding systems and on-board entertainment (EAB) for today's "connected aircraft". This capability is extended to military, marine, aviation, space, land and drone vehicles, as well as oil and gas exploration of open-ocean deposits. TE offers solutions for enhanced connectivity that work and resist in the most extreme environments on Earth, from the deepest oceans to the ends of space. In your relentless activities to save space and weight, improve data delivery and power, you will find that AD&M is ready to collaborate with your design team to help you present your product more quickly in the market with smarter and better interconnect solutions.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity’s Quality and Reliability Engineering Teams analyze the ability of product and production systems to comply with customer and contractual requirements through established reliability factors. They design, recommend revisions and install quality control systems, develop and document analytical methods for establishing reliability of products and their components and conduct analysis on relative reliability with regards to cost, structure, weight, maintainability, facility of production, and availability of materials and equipment. Out teams develop, implement and monitor company environmental safety programs and policies to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local environmental, health and safety regulations and recommend corrective actions if necessary. They are responsible for policies and practices to comply with applicable government regulations and industry requirements related to product environmental compliance, the implementation and management of technical and testing standards and specifications, quality control and reliability programs governing materials, product and processes, resulting in the optimization of material and labor, as well as failure analysis, root cause, corrective action and customer communication.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Main responsabilities and tasks:

  • To manage the returns to supplier, using SAP Returns process and to liaise with supplier representatives as required,
  • To Champion problem solving & Root Cause analysis activities & effectiveness of supplier 8D and Corrective Action and communicate feedback to relevant parties internally and externally.
  • To support the Global CONNECTORS SQE team on data requests.
  • To support SQE on supplier visits to audit their manufacturing and control systems. In addition, visits are used to ensure that corrective and preventative actions are effective.
  • To oversee Suppliers performance on Quality and support SQE in the development of suppliers towards achieving Preferred and Ship-to-stock status in association with the Purchasing Function (Quality Improvement plans – QIP)
  • To manage and support the Goods-in workload on a daily basis (ext’s Customer Eyes)
  • To make inspection level and Ship to stock decisions & update SAP accordingly.
  • Lead in the approval of supplier FAI reports to AS9100 standard, log accepted FAI reports into TE FAI log system.
  • To observe Health and Safety regulations as laid down in company procedures and Government legislation.
  • Promote and Drive “Zero Defect” mentality within the supply base in the use of such as Lean, Six-Sigma, Poka-Yoke (Error Proofing), Measurement System Analysis, Advance Product and Quality Planning (APQP) Statistical Process control (SPC) and Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA) with suppliers.


Education and background experience:

  • HNC/HND in Mechanical Engineering or similar technical qualifications is essential
  • Formal training in Quality Management System auditing. – AS9100 & ISO9000 is desirable
  • Experience in using computer systems is essential
  • Must be familiar with mechanical measurement techniques and be able to use electrical and mechanical measuring equipment
  • Must be capable of reading BS8888 (BS308) drawings
  • Qualifications and experience in auditing is desirable
  • Process control knowledge and implementation experience (PFMEA, SPC, CPK, Gage R & R, Control plans etc.)
  • Ability to travel (in UK)
  • ITAR Clearance


Why joining TE-Connectivity:

  • We are a multinational company, manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future with more than 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 140 countries
  • We offer you a competitive base salary (45,000GPB - negotiable) and an attractive benefit package (bonus plan, 25 vacation days per year, pension plan, etc.)
  • Relocation support available
  • Our manufacturing site Hastings (St. Leonards-on-sea) is situated in the south coast of United Kingdom a great place to live in a picturesque city with full of history and character


  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


Hastings, ESX, GB, TN38 9RP

Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  42412

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