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MECHANICAL DESIGN ENGINEER II (R&D)


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 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.

What your background should look like:

Interfacing directly with project managers, manufacturing engineering, test lab, model & pre-production shop resources.  Key expectations: 
Definition, design and qualification of plastic components (Injection Overmolding) 
Support the lead product development engineer to perform Mechanical Design, modeling & drafting (3D, 2D), simulations (Mold flow) and tolerance analysis (Stack-ups)
Study the Feasibility of new production of plastic component for Budget, Lead Time and Process Technique Risk
Responsible for Mold Spec & Mold design review

Responsible for engineering tracking of mold development (FOT/T1/T2…/OTS/Mold release of Plastic components)

Prototype development in collaboration with system engineers, project managers and process development teams
Partner with Procurement, Manufacturing and Senior Technical leaders to re-design products and existing processes to improve cost and efficiency (VA/VE projects)
Analyze quantitative information and applies professional judgement to resolve a variety of moderately complex problems; using problem solving methods (preferred Six Sigma or Shainin Red X)
Troubleshoot design issues during Prototyping, Design Validation Testing and production startup
Apply Design for Manufacturing and Assemblies (DFMA) principles working closely with Process Development Engineers and Manufacturing teams. Support tooling design and release as needed
BS in Mechanical/Mechatronics Engineering or similar. Master’ Degree in a technical area preferred
3-5 years of experience in overall systems definition and product development for Automotive, Aerospace or similar industries - preferably in sensors design, system integration and manufacturing (position/magnetic, temperature, fluidLevel, current). Magnetic is a plus
4+ experience with CAD for modeling and drafting (3D, 2D) – preferably PTC Creo using Model Based Drawing
4+ experience in PLM systems (CPR, PDM link - Preferred) and ERP systems (SAP – preferred) for BOM & Part creation and maintenance
5+ experience in plastic injection-molded components (overmolded) and mold development/design experience
Familiar with scientific molding, certificate MM1 or MM2 is a plus
Good knowledge in tool making, tool-steel application/selection
Familiar with molding machine operation is Plus
Expert in GD&T (Both ASME and ISO standards) and Tolerance Stack ups
Strong experience in Mold Flow and Mechanical Simulation (FEM - ANSYS) is a plus
Proven experience in Root Cause Identification and Problem Solving Methodologies (Shainin Red X - preferred). 8D reporting
Strong DFM / DFA / Concurrent Development Experience.  Familiarity with Design for Six Sigma, lean principles, quality engineering practices and principles
Proficient in Automotive quality management systems IATF, AIAG and regulatory requirements
Expertise in technical risk management (FMEA’s) and manufacturing documentation (Critical Parameters, Control Plan)
Design For Six Sigma (Green or Black belt) is a big plus
Knowledge of statistical analysis (CPK, DOE, GR&R) and tools such as Minitab is a plus
Strong project management skills are essential
Must be proficient in English – Fluent preferably
Intercultural Competence.
US visa required
Frequent national and international travel required (25%)
 

Competencies
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a $13 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 nearly 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

 

What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.

Location: 

TLALNEPANTLA, DIF, MX, 54060

City:  TLALNEPANTLA
State:  DIF
Country/Region:  MX
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  58927
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology
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