Wireless Application Engineer, Automotive

Are you a self-starter, a go-getter and have a passion for technical sales? Do you enjoy identifying the needs of a customer and providing a customized solution to fit that need?

What you will be doing...

Our Application Engineers are working directly with our customers to advance the future of transportation, to make cars and trucks other vehicle types (i.e., construction and agricultural equipment) more connected and intelligent..  Join our Global Wireless team as an Application Engineer and help us create a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future.  Work with our global antenna portfolio including AM-FM-DAB, Cellular (3G/4G-LTE/5G), BlueTooth – Wireless Lan (WiFi), GNSS (multi-band L1/L2/L5), and V2X (DSRC and C-V2X) services and frequency bands.  Also work with our “Smart Device” portfolio that integrates radio transceivers and micro-controllers within these antenna service bands into a module platform..


As a member of our Wireless team, you are a part of a global team with regional representation in key markets targeting large verticals such as automotive, heavy truck, construction, and agricultural OEMs.  As these vehicle types become increasingly more connected and intelligent, TE works to solve these connectivity challenges.  We link power and data —from environmental and illumination controls, to safety, people flow, convenience and service equipment—delivering greater control and more comfortable living and working spaces.


As an Application Engineer, a typical day may include:

Identify sales and business opportunities with customers within the FE’s region (geographic or industry) to grow the engineering project pipeline in line with the product and technology roadmap.

  • Execute conversion of the engineering pipeline into project wins.
  • Support the Key Account Managers to generate growth in revenue and new project wins.
  • Drive the design-in and development of new products and / or platforms whilst focusing design efforts on high growth and invest products and markets of TE Automotive.
  • Generate, prepare and present TE proposals (e.g. product selection, design solutions, product specifications, project objectives) to customers in conjunction with the relevant Product Manager/s and in line with LEANPD
  • Organize and manage regular customer visits, calls and presentations with customers.
  • Maintain regular contact with customers to manage customer expectations about project timelines, milestones and deliverables.
  • Ensure product samples, supporting design and product verification activities are delivered to customer in agreed timeframes.
  • Lead new and existing sales / engineering projects from “demand creation” to “production” phases. 

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What yourbackground should look like...

  • Must have minimum a bachelor’s engineering degree in minimum one of the academic disciplines electrics, electronics, RF (radio frequency)  or relevant
    Minimum one to three years professional level engineering experience or present technical proven interest and capabilities
  • Previous sales experience
  • Preferably a good understanding of EMC technology or some background of application experience in antenna and RF cable technology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel 10% - 20%


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.

  • Healthcare for associates and their families, including eligible domestic partners
  • Paid time off, including vacations and holidays
  • Life insurance and disability protection
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement benefits (401k) and more

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.


Work Location:

Position is located in Auburn Hills, MI.  Position does require infrequent travel to customers, estimated at 8-10 trips to customer locations outside of the Southeast Michigan area.


  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $13 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.


TE Automotive is one of the leading providers of advanced automobile connectivity solutions. We enable nearly every electronic function in the car -- from alternative power systems to infotainment and sensor technologies – all in a harsh environment. No matter which technology path OEMs choose to innovate for the connected car, we’re committed to helping our customers meet evolving challenges and requirements.

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Troy, MI, US, 48084

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Education Experience:  Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)
Travel:  10% to 25%

Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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