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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.

What you'll be doing:

•    Technical ownership of a manufacturing area within the plant
•    Lead and participate in cross functional teams
•    Solve problems using Lean, Six Sigma, and other data analysis tools
•    Root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions when necessary
•    Hands on transfer of manufacturing processes to sister site(s)
•    Develop production processes, layouts, and tooling
•    Draft, Execute, and Complete Equipment and Process Validation (IQ/OQ/PQ)
•    Evaluate customer designs for fit into existing manufacturing processes, go/no-go decisions and quoting support
•    Develop and support process documentation
•    Source, specify and purchase production equipment
•    Train employees in new or improved processes
•    All other duties as assigned.

What your background should look like:

 Required Qualifications:
•    BS Engineering Degree
•    Positive, Adaptable attitude
•    Risk Management and Change Control experience
•    Quick Learner with strong mechanical aptitude and a hands-on approach
Preferred Qualifications:
•    MS Engineering Degree
•    ISO 13485 or FDA 21 CFR 820 experience
•    Registered Professional Engineer
•    Embraces and drives change for improvement
•    Experience transitioning from a small growth/top line focused business to a large profit/bottom line focused business and implementing necessary structure and systems
•    Machine shop/metal fabrication experience, design for manufacturability
•    Spanish language skill
•    Solid Modeling/Drafting ability (Solidworks preferred, others acceptable)
•    Experience with high mix/low volume, many individual operator dependent processes implementing necessary structure and systems to improve
•    Experience dealing with third party equipment and process development suppliers
•    Diverse metallurgical experience


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.


EOE, Including Disability/Vets



State:  OR
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  79945
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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

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