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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. 

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About TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity is a $13 billion 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 nearly 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

TE Connectivity is looking for a Sr. Product Engineer (Electric Vehicles) to join it's R&D team in either Winston Salem, NC or Troy Michigan.    As a Product Engineer, you'll support the development of connectivity products:   

•    Provide technical support, failure analyses and problem-solving assistance on product issues related to design or function, manufacturing , quality or application.  
•    Collaborate closely with the production facility teams and suppliers to help provide solutions to product or process issues, customer complaints or field issues.
•    Work closely with internal teams and customers on product change management and the design/development of product family extensions or customer driven initiatives for use in new applications.   Maintain engineering control of product related documentation via the engineering change management system.
•    Develop and execute product validation test plans in close consultation with the engineering team, customer and central test lab personnel.
•    Communicate product performance requirements effectively through CAD data, production drawings, application and performance specifications. 
•    Work closely with the new product launch teams and provide engineering support to ensure smooth launch and transition of products into the manufacturing plant. 
•    Identify and implement cost saving initiatives to provide design and/or manufacturing process advantage.  
•    Establish method to track ongoing product/process issues and document corrective actions taken to address these.   Communicate with and update development teams accordingly, to enable continuous improvement cycle in product design and manufacturing process. 
•    Provide engineering support for activities related to additional manufacturing capacity tooling, tool transfers or other changes that are required at the production facilities to maintain TE’s competitive advantage. 

What your background should look like:

•    Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
•    3-5 years professional working experience in the Automotive Industry.   
•    Familiarity with hybrid and electric vehicle architectures and experience with High Voltage connectors/charging inlets and cable assemblies will be a plus. 
•    Broad knowledge of Automotive inter-connection industry standards/systems, design practices, materials, and manufacturing processes is preferred.
•    Proficient in CAD application PTC Creo /ProE for generation of 3D solid models and 2D drawings (with GD&T standards)
•    Effective problem-solving skills (Fishbone Diagram, 5 Why Analysis, etc.)
•    Experience using engineering tools such as Tolerance stack-up Analysis, DFMEA/PFMEA, DoE.  
•    Working knowledge of CAE simulation tools such as ANSYS for structural and thermal analyses is helpful.
•    Ability to effectively organize and prioritize issues with attention to detail and timely decision making.  
•    Excellent communication and presentation skills (oral and written). 


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


State:  NC
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  79767
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Electrical, CAD, Drafting, Engineering

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