12 Month Intern Materials Engineer

Function:  ENG & TECH - R&D/PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT ENGINEERING
Requisition ID:  16961
Location:  Swindon, SWD, GB, SN3 5HH
Alternative Locations: 
Education Experience:  Other
Employment Experience:  Less than 1 year
Travel:  Less than 10%

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 – www.TE.com.

TE's Energy business unit, part of the Industrial Solutions segment, offers a wide range of reliable and cost-effective products for the electrical power industry. Our position as a leading supplier of electrical components enables us to design next-generation products. For over 60 years, we have worked closely with our customers around the globe to develop innovative solutions to ever-changing challenges, known under names such as Axicom, Crompton Instruments and Simel. Some of the industries that we serve include energy generation, distribution, and transmission.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity’s R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams conceive original ideas for new products, introduce them into practice. They are responsible for product development, and qualification from market definition through production and release; assist in the qualification of suppliers for new products to ensure suppliers deliver quality parts, materials, and services for new or improved manufacturing processes; conduct feasibility studies, testing on new and modified designs; direct and support detailed design, testing, prototype fabrication and manufacturing ramp. The R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams provide all required product documentation including, but not limited to, Solid Model, 2D/3D production drawings, product specifications, and testing requirements. They create and modify detailed drawings and drafting or conceptual models from layouts, rough sketches or notes and contribute to design modifications to facilitate manufacturing operation or quality of product. Typical fields of expertise include: materials, mechanics and systems, electrical, optics, chemistry, software, automation systems, packaging, testing and measurement, and manufacturing of electrical, mechanical and electronic components, products, and their integration into systems.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

 

Key tasks and skills of the job:

Compounding and development of new material formulations (running small scale compounding machines, moulding etc)

 Processing

Material characterisation including physical, electrical and chemical testing in test lab

 Specialised fire testing

 Failure analysis

 Manufacturing and product management support

Coordination with Analytical Dept and Materials QC lab

Technical report and procedure writing

Communication with our other Engineers in EMEA, US and China

 

Qualifications & specialist training required:

3 or more science/engineering based A/AS levels. (A-C grades)

Will have completed 2 years of a relevant Engineering course such as Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Sports Engineering, Chemistry, Materials Science, etc. with material modules.

 

Qualifications & specialist training required:

3 or more science/engineering based A/AS levels. (A-C grades)

Will have completed 2 years of a relevant Engineering course such as Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Sports Engineering, Chemistry, Materials Science, etc. with material modules.

 

Competencies

  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
  • Approachability
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Communication
  • Computer Skills
  • Ethics and Values
  • Initiative
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Teamwork
  • Written Communications


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