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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.

TE Global Operations Plating is currently seeking a highly motivated engineer in Manufacturing Engineering (Mechanical) to provide the engineering design, innovation, development, and implementation of new and improved manufacturing tools and processes including the next generation of manufacturing and digital factory technologies. This growth opportunity will provide highly valued global, multiple business unit experience as well as developing advanced skills in hands-on engineering, technical innovation, digital manufacturing engineering, manufacturing deployments, design for manufacturing and lean manufacturing.  As part of the Global Operations Plating team, the candidate will work on high impact, high profile projects along with business unit and technology teams to deliver enhanced and transformative manufacturing capabilities for TE Connectivity’s global manufacturing operations to drive optimized productivity of existing processes and implement the next generation of manufacturing and digital technologies.   

The Global Operations Plating team provides up to full turnkey capital equipment deployment project management and engineering for new plating deployments as well as on-site plating optimization support to the three TE market focused business organizations.  The team also develops and provides innovative and transformative manufacturing process capabilities for plating.  This position will be aligned into the Global Operations team with responsibilities in Manufacturing engineering supporting primarily plating but expected to leverage into other manufacturing processes as needed.  The interest and capability for safe hands-on engineering in a manufacturing and pilot shop environment is expected.  The full-time position is located in Winston Salem, NC with substantial domestic and global travel likely at times.

What your background should look like:

A significant focus of this position will be engineering across multiple manufacturing processes so the individual will need to be capable of quick learning and be able to successfully apply innovative concepts. The engineer will be assigned to various projects across TE manufacturing operations, design and development teams to develop and deepen critical engineering skills and specific manufacturing technical knowledge as well as take advantage of both internal and external knowledge development opportunities.  The ability to grow professionally into a technical expert and deployment leader for the next generation technologies will be essential.  Willingness to travel globally for extended durations when needed and interest in working hands-on in a manufacturing environment are key requisites.


-    B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering
-    2+ years of manufacturing or development experience (experience in plating equipment design and plating manufacturing processes preferrable)
-    Knowledge and experience in CAD / solid modeling and technical drawings
-    Knowledge and experience in additive manufacturing preferred
-    Good working knowledge and experience with connector manufacturing processes (stamping, molding, plating, and assembly)
-    PC proficient including Excel, Word, MS Project, Power Point, and AutoCAD
-    Excellent written and oral communication skills demonstrated by the ability to communicate across all levels within and outside of the organization
-    Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize
-    Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail


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 more than 85,000 employees, including over 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at 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


WINSTON SALEM, NC, US, 27101-2165

State:  NC
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  89930
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, R&D Engineer, Industrial, CAD, Engineering, Manufacturing

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