STAFF MANUFACTURING ENGINEER - TUBING

Function:  ENG & TECH - MANUFACTURING & PROCESS DEV ENGINEERI
Requisition ID:  20142
Location:  Wilsonville, OR, US, 97070-9289
Alternative Locations: 
Education Experience:  Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)
Employment Experience:  5-7 years
Travel:  Less than 10%

 

Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $13 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

TE’s Medical business unit, part of the Industrial Solutions segment, offers medical device OEMs, a complete product offering, and capability portfolio for minimally invasive, imaging, surgical, diagnostic, and therapeutic devices. With more than 350 design engineers and a global presence in all key medical device hubs, we are a premier partner to the world’s leading medical technology companies for their next-generation medical devices. We are experts in all aspects of device design and manufacture, from access & delivery solutions for interventional medicine; to sensors & connectors for surgical applications. Our innovative solutions enable ground breaking medical therapies such as treating heart disease without opening the body, placing microscopic devices into brain arteries and powering robotic surgery.

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. TEGTA16

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for leading Medical Tubing projects/initiatives through from conception and into production. Also responsible for optimizing processes, sustaining manufacturing, and other engineering projects. Process development background for new products, processes, new equipment, etc. (specifying capital equipment, new process trials, troubleshooting dies and working with mold shops, etc.)
  • Establish process capabilities for existing and new processes. Enhance capabilities if necessary.
  • Work with R&D to develop standard process platforms to support new market and product opportunities.
  • Able to apply automation techniques to resolve production issues.
  • Perform Equipment Installation qualification (IQ) and process validation that includes operational qualification (OQ) and performance qualification (PQ).
  • Establish and implement design for manufacturability standards to ensure compliance of product design to best manufacturing practices.
  • Create machine performance specifications as needed.
  • Recommend or specify machine designs and/or improvements.
  • Direct work with technicians including direction/support/mentoring
  • Tool and fixture design
  • Help customers resolve product and processing problems.
  • Provide detailed engineering analysis, reports and presentations.
  • Enhance the entire development process by reducing the time to market. Drive change to the development team and adopt new tools and processes to improve the development cycle.
  • Provide ownership of the transition of new designs into manufacturing through a structured NPI release process.
  • Establish NPI setup utilizing BOMs and Routes in an SAP environment. Create work instructions and specifications to successfully release into production manufacturing.
  • Design, develop and release leading edge manufacturing processes. Provide for manufacturing training and hand-off to sustaining engineering.
  • Use Six Sigma and Lean principles to develop and qualify new manufacturing processes and methods.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Major Engineering Discipline and/or 10+ years of Experience
  • Five or more years of experience with HMLV and HVM manufacturing and performing process development/engineering.
  • Experience with World Class Manufacturing Systems – change control, process control, product development
  • Hands on, energetic, and creative.
  • Self-starter and highly motivated.
  • Excellent English communications skills (oral & written).
  • Accountability
  • Strong computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets, CAD, project management)
  • ERP Experience preferred

Competencies

  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


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