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Senior Product Engineer - Automotive

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 Senior Product Engineer for Automotive will be responsible for sustaining product engineering, design and documentation of existing and newly launching Terminal and Connector product lines along with new product extensions and applications regionally in North America. This position will be located Winston - Salem but could also be in Greensboro, NC.


Job Responsibilities

•    Possess and apply knowledge of Product Engineering principles, practices and procedures, including understanding of manufacturing technologies such as stamping, plating, molding, assembly and machine application.
•    Provide on-going technical support, including review of changes, resolution of quality problems related to design and redesign projects to address issues of cost or manufacturability. Experience with 8-D’s and other root cause analysis tools.
•    Experience and/or working knowledge of AIAG PPAP requirements, USCAR and other automotive industry standards.
•    Collaborate with Development Engineering on new product designs to ensure continuity and smooth transition into full production.  Participate in launch team activities as needed.
•    Manage and/or collaborate with cross functional teams for cost savings, scrap reductions, manufacturing (OEE) improvements, and capacity process projects globally.
•    Provide technical support to TE customers and TE Sales Engineers to ensure proper application of products in the field.


What your background should look like:

Required Qualifications:
•    4 year engineering degree, Mechanical Engineering preferred.
•    Excellent communication & presentation skills (oral & written).
•    Flexibility. Ability to deal with multiple priorities, multi-tasking and establish priorities based on workload requirements and internal/external customer expectations.
•    Ability to work well within a cross-functional team environment including all engineering groups, project management, operations and quality functions of TE internal departments as well as major automotive customers and vendors.
•    Strong organizational and problem solving skills. Strong attention to detail. Self-starter and enthusiastic.
•    Some travel required (~5-10%) to production facilities in MX and global customers as needed.  Local campus support and lab travel expected.
•    Proficiency in MS Office suite, Outlook, SAP, and other TE developed applications.
Desired Qualifications:
•    7-10 years automotive experience. Direct Tier 1 and/or OEM experience a plus.
•    Strong knowledge of automotive terminal and connector products, materials and processes, OEM and Tier 1 applications, and other automotive requirements.
•    CAD experience, Preferred Proficiency in PTC Creo Parametric (formerly Pro/Engineer).
•    Knowledgeable in Six Sigma and LEAN production techniques.



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.


WINSTON SALEM, NC, US, 27101-2166

State:  NC
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  75641
Alternative Locations:  greensboro, nc
Function:  Engineering & Technology

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

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