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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:

About the Team
An exciting opportunity to join the emerging business unit Performance Materials, part of the Appliances business unit. We are a young, dynamic team of talented materials scientists and engineers, seeking a Materials Development Engineer to be responsible for new product development for a range of applications including heat shrink products. With a strong focus on innovation, you will bring novel products to the marketplace and will play a part in the evolution of the new business unit. 
TE is a dynamic company with global reach and offering many development opportunities. We provide the security of an established company that is willing to invest in both you and in technology innovation. We offer flexible, hybrid working to support your career, personal life and encourage creativity.


About the Role 
As a Development Engineer you will be responsible for all aspects of new product development including obtaining voice of customer, defining new concepts, new product development and industrialization of the new product. You will be expected to bring relevant, practical and theoretical expertise in new product development, and work with multifunctional, global teams to bring projects to fruition.


Key responsibilities include:
• Take responsibility for product development and qualification from market definition through production to release
• Define, coordinate, and drive technical activities to lead project teams from an engineering perspective
• Manage multiple priorities to maintain project progress 
• Coordinate technical activities and communications
• Prepare documentation including, for example, product specifications, test plans and production drawings
• Design products to optimise for cost, quality and manufacturability
• Collaborate closely with global manufacturing teams
• Contribute to the technical roadmap of the Performance Materials team
• Create customer and supplier relationships
• Submit all IP information to legal according to policy and prior to public disclosure.


About You 
The ideal candidate will hold experience within a product development or similar role and,
• Preferably hold a bachelor’s degree in an Engineering discipline; Material Science, Polymer Engineering or similar, or relevant experience with a minimum of 6 years of professional experience; or Master’s degree with 6 or more years of experience; or PhD level with 3 or more years of experience; or local equivalent.
• Demonstrate technical experience in material science, polymer processing including compounding and extrusion, and heat shrink products.
• Demonstrate understanding of product development by integrating deep knowledge of theory and practical experience
• Develop solutions to problems of unusual complexity which require a high degree of ingenuity, creativity and innovation
• Must be self-motivated, organized, with the ability to prioritize, set and achieve goals and drive improvements in business processes for product development
• Adapt and make departures from traditional methods or approaches to develop innovative products
• Take a proactive approach to design for cost, quality and manufacturability
• Knowledge of Voice of Customer, Design to Value, Design for Six Sigma, LEAN Manufacturing and LEAN business processes is preferred
• Fluent in Czech and English Language


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

TRUTNOV PORICI, 525, CZ, 54101

State:  525
Country/Region:  CZ
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  84230
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Job Segment: R&D Engineer, Testing, Lean Six Sigma, Six Sigma, Drafting, Engineering, Technology, Management

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