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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.


Job Summary:  The successful candidate will efficiently provide high quality engineering solutions to complex manufacturing and business problems.  The Manufacturing/Process Engineer will drive improvement using industry best practices, standardize work. Work will be completed according to TE Connectivity’s SOPs within an ISO 13485 environment.


Responsibilities Include:


•    Technical ownership of manufacturing processes
•    Analysis, design, evaluation, modification, testing and implementation of manufacturing processes, equipment, and process controls
•    Contribute to strategy development manufacturing technology improvements
•    Process development, fixture & tooling development
•    Draft, execute, and complete equipment and process validation 
•    Participate in cross functional teams to solve problems using Lean, Six Sigma, and other analytical tools
•    Troubleshooting, root cause analysis, and implementation of corrective actions when necessary
•    Evaluate customer designs for manufacturing capability, quoting support
•    Develop and support process documentation, train employees 
•    Consistently provide an Exceptional Customer Experience
•    All other duties as assigned.

What your background should look like:

Required Qualifications:


•    BS Engineering/Computer Science/Physical Sciences Degree
•    Positive, adaptable attitude that thrives in a fast paced, dynamic environment
•    Highly effective written and verbal communication
•    Ability to navigate ambiguity and negotiate alignment with stakeholders 
•    Quick learner with strong mechanical aptitude and a hands-on approach
•    Embraces and drives change for improvement
•    Experience dealing with third party equipment vendors


Preferred Qualifications:


•    ISO 13485 or FDA 21 CFR 820 experience
•    Risk management and change control experience
•    Registered Professional Engineer
•    Six Sigma Green/Black Belt Certification
•    Experience transitioning from a small growth focused organization to larger organization focused on profitability
•    Machine shop/metal fabrication experience, design for manufacturability
•    Experience with high mix/low volume, operator dependent processes
•    Metallurgical understanding of stainless steel, Nitinol, Tungsten, and precious metal alloys
•    Understanding of small diameter metal joining processes: soldering, brazing, welding, etc.


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a 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 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.



State:  OR
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  74135
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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

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