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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

The Industrial and Commercial Transportation Business provides rugged interconnect solutions specifically designed for Truck, Bus, Agriculture, Construction and Recreational Vehicles.   As a Data Connectivity Product Development Engineer, you will be enabling improved safety, vehicle automation, and improved efficiencies based on the ability to provide data interconnects for use throughout the Industrial and Commercial Vehicle market.  We are seeking a Product Development Engineer with the skills to define customer needs for concept creation and follow through detailed design into production release.   

What your background should look like:


Develop new connectors while working in a global team environment with Manufacturing, Quality, Product Management, Project Management, Sales, and Finance 

Interact with customers to define product requirements while building strong relationships 

Develop an understanding of data connectivity applications and market trends within our industry including the assessment of competitive and emerging technologies  

Manage priorities to provide engineering deliverables within project timelines 

Create concepts to satisfy customer needs while meeting internal process and cost requirements 

Design intricate plastic, diecast, and stamped metal components using PTC Creo 

Use simulation tools, best practices, and design reuse to ensure product solutions are mechanically and electrically robust 

Perform tolerance and manufacturability reviews to ensure product performance and manufacturing feasibility 

Work with the team to produce prototypes and design verification samples 

Develop product verification plans and work with test lab resources to complete testing 

Identify key characteristics and manage design risks through participation in DFMEA and Control Plan development. 

Work with the team to resolve any issues as needed during production launch 

Desired attributes 

A strong desire to develop new products from concept to production 

Ability to communicate clearly with the team and represent TE well to our customers 

Flexibility and the ability to deal with multiple projects and priorities 

Effective problem-solving skills 

Attention to detail 

Fast learner 

BS in Mechanical Engineering and 5+ years engineering experience 

Experience using PTC Creo or similar for small precision plastic part design 

Familiarity with injection molding, stamping and assembly processes  

Experience with terminal and connector requirements & testing 

Fluent in English 

Knowledge of Commercial Vehicle or Automotive component launch processes 

Knowledge of Six Sigma and LEAN production techniques  

Familiarity with high speed data topics is a plus (e.g., coaxial and twisted pair cable, signal integrity issues such as Insertion and Return Loss, Mode Conversion, Cross Talk and Cross Conversion, shielding and dielectric materials, etc.) 

Experience with design for rugged environments including sealing and vibration resistance is a plus 


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:  92718
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Job Segment: R&D Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Lean Six Sigma, Construction, Senior Product Manager, Engineering, Management, Operations

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