Automotive Resident Engineer

Requisition ID:  19889
Location:  Troy, MI, US, 48084
Alternative Locations: 
Education Experience:  Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)
Employment Experience:  7-10 years
Travel:  25% to 50%


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 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.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity has a Resident Engineer position available in the North America’s region within the Automotive Division business unit.

This position has responsibility of managing a segment of a key customer account and the overall day-to-day business relationship between TE and this key customer. This Resident Engineer will report to the Global / Regional Sales Manager and will be responsible for supporting launch, internal and external customers to meet program timing and deliverables. Also, the Resident Engineer will work together with entire OEM and TE automotive teams to drive maximum penetration of TE’s products. This position operates out of our Troy, MI location.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Tasks Summary & Responsibilities: 

  • Work as a member of the OEM DRE team to support product and platform launch execution
  • Develop and maintain relationships at multiple levels in the customer base to position TE as a strategic partner to the customer 
  • Assist Program / Platform teams in defining requirements, design evaluations, and validation
  • Ability to perform actions according to OEM process for E2, EWO, Covisint, Supply Power, TC
  • Support or manage weekly PDT, CIT, & Open Issues Meetings with Customer
  • Release Drawings, Part Numbers, write Work Orders, manage 5-Phases, Open Issues
  • Effectively communicate with all other automotive team members to promote the business needs of the territory to foster growth


Special Qualifications, Knowledge & Skills:

  • Knowledge of OEM Systems, Software, Processes, people, and locations strongly preferred
  • Vehicle Architecture, Platform Launch Timing, Tooling development knowledge preferred
  • Strong customer service orientation 
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate cross functionally and to influence without direct authority 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including presentation and computer skills (i.e. Power Point, Excel, Word) 
  • Strong results-orientation and execution characteristics 
  • Ability to effectively organize, prioritize and accomplish multiple conflicting tasks, make intelligent, timely decisions and solve problems independently
  • Ability and willingness to travel as required
  • 3 + year related experience in the Automotive Industry
  • Bachelors in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering or Business Administration
  • Self-motivated, ability to breakdown and understand detailed information, ability to work with cross-functional local and global teams, driven to complete actions




  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Resident Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Electrical, Engineering, Automotive

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