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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 & Responsibilities

  • Define the right project team set-up, negotiate resources, conduct regular Go-Meetings and prepare/maintain an Open Point Tracking list
  • Dedicated assignments and targets will be defined by the Sustaining Manager and/or the Director Sustaining Tooling Capacity (Plant and or Supplier responsibility)
  • Close the projects on time and support the overall target approach to shorten the time to market of sustaining projects from appr. 2 years to less than 1 year within the next two years of project work
  • Support to develop fast track decisions in all project phases from request to industrialization, including e.g. make/ buy decisions, value stream, CER and business case preparation, if needed
  • Continuously improve the tracking and reporting of sustaining supplier activities (tool needs), such as duplication and replacement by entering all needed data into the sustaining tooling app
  • Solve project related cross functional issues between team members and work on quick and pragmatic solutions

As a project leader he/she takes care about the development of all project steps and aligns with pears and managers of all areas needed such as: 

  • Compare and define best replacement/duplication concept in close cooperation with project team and strive for Capex and Opex approval
  • Initiate Clearing-House Process and stakeholder analysis and do a sanity check together with the project team to ensure a qualitative and complete product release concept/sample matrix
  • Coordinate a senseful PCN process for adequate communication in between TE Sales and Marketing and their customers or in case of DESC projects (complex projects) align with the CTL from Sales and Marketing on the validation and customer approval strategy
  • Coordinate validation execution in close alignment with product engineering and test competence center and go for testing capacity in time
  • Drive the defined organizations for customer approvals
  • He/She supports the defined system development initiatives and raises ideas for improvements
  • He/She supports to maintain and develop the “Sustaining Tool App” towards a more effective and efficient data base
  • He/She is accountable for following the relevant standards, e.g. QMP and SWI, and is responsible to raise improvement ideas
  • Work closely together with Core Team leaders in order to define and execute customer needs (PCN, Validation concepts, Customer approvals, …)

What your background should look like:

Educational Degree
Engineering Degree

Professional Experience 

Project management
Good Knowledge about tool and equipment build
Know- how in processes, mainly for plastic injection molding, stamping and assembly
Supplier Management skills preferred
Highly engaged person and strong assertiveness wanted

Special Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills

  • Project leadership skills
  • Customer orientation and high level of dedication
  • Knows capability and footprint of TE plants, toolshops and suppliers
  • Good knowledge of TE product scope
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluent in English,French ,German is a plus
  • Used to work with MS Office programs and company specific software


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


State:  TNG
Country/Region:  MA
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  70548
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Job Segment: Industrial, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Machinist, Manufacturing, Engineering

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