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Tool Design Team Leader (w/m/)

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

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Manufacturing Engineering Teams are process leaders for stamping, molding or assembly related topics, ensuring the processes are running at optimum levels for quality and output. They are experts in mold tooling, die tooling, machining, and assembly techniques, possessing extensive knowledge of the associated manufacturing processes which may include the optimization and standardization of stamping / molding / assembly or other processes within the manufacturing environment. Manufacturing Engineering Teams enable the TE business unit plants to reach TE Operating Advantage (TEOA) requirements, roll out Centers of Excellence (COE), Best Demonstrated Practices (BDP’s) and advise plants on tool and machine duplications / corrections / improvements. They design and develop manufacturing process and automation platforms and apply them for the realization of new product developments as well as optimization of existing products already in production. The Teams also support Product Development in the selection and optimization of tools for piece part production and the selection of the most suitable manufacturing concepts relative to planned manufacturing quantities, quality requirements and manufacturing location. They act as interface between engineering and production to ensure manufacturability of new designs and smooth production ramp up as well as support the research & development teams to produce sample manufacturing equipment, product samples and prototypes.

Tasks : 

- Disciplinary and technical management of the tool design department
- Further development of the production-technical and methodical procedure for the 
design of injection molds
- Establishment of design and manufacturing standards for injection molding tools 
(mold standardization, hot runner standards) 
- Preparation of mold concepts.
- Development of design guidelines
- Preparation of all relevant specifications for mold design, mold production and 
injection molding production.
- Responsibility for the planning and implementation of optimization loops for the 
injection molding tool while adhering to the cost and time specifications
- Preparation of design and manufacturing documents, including parts lists, as well as the 
order-related, technical documentation within the scope of tool design.
- Checking external tool designs for compliance with our standards.
- Ensuring adherence to deadlines for tool designs. 
- Support with tool calculations.

What your background should look like:

-master in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or comparable e.g. mechanical engineering technician
 -Several years of professional experience (>8 years) in the field of tool design with a focus on injection moulding tools, fixtures and stamping tools
- CAD knowledge in CREO.
- Good written and spoken English.
- EDP MS-Office knowledge.
- Sense of responsibility and very good communication skills.
- Independent working style and initiative, also beyond your own area of responsibility.
- Trainer's licence according to the trainer's aptitude test (AEVO).
- Basic knowledge of pneumatics and electronics required.
- SAP knowledge is an advantage. 
- The job holder must be able to recognise the overall context of the information to be received or passed on, to ensure a rapid flow of information and to use the right means for this purpose.
- Willingness and ability to positively influence cooperation and the outcome of his/her area of responsibility.


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

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


Wildberg, BW, DE, 72218

City:  Wildberg
State:  BW
Country/Region:  DE
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  86149
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Job Segment: R&D Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Manager, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Management

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