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Control Systems Engineer

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

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.

What you'll be doing...

•    Lead and participate in cross functional teams
•    Solve problems using Lean, Six Sigma, and including pertinent data analysis tools
•    Root cause analysis and implementation of corrective actions when necessary
•    Develop and execute data acquisition strategies 
•    Draft, Execute, and complete equipment and process validation (IQ/OQ/PQ) 
•    Develop and support process documentation
•    Source, specify and purchase production equipment
•    Lead complex equipment design and build projects.
•    Train and mentor technicians and other engineering staff
•    All other duties as assigned

What your background should look like:

  • BS Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing, etc)
  • Quick Learner with strong mechanical/electrical aptitude 
  • Experience dealing with third party equipment and process development
  • ISO 13485 or FDA 21 CFR 820 experience
  • Experience in automating data acquisition and reporting
  • Familiarity and design background for machine control systems, including:
    • Motors & drives – fractional to multi-horsepower; AC/DC, brushless, and brushed technologies
    • HMI systems to include PC based HMIs (Maple, C-More, Panasonic, Allen Bradley, Siemens)
    • PLC systems including discrete and analog control systems and components (Automation Direct, Mitsubishi, Panasonic, Allen Bradley, Siemens) 
  • Familiarity and design background for Plant Floor Data Acquisition Systems:
    • Inductive Automation IGNITION
    • IIoT
    • OPC Server (KEPServerEX, OPC UA)
  • CAD experience for electrical and light mechanical design (SolidWorks Electrical, SolidWorks Mechanical, Creo, AutoCAD Electrical, AutoCAD)
  • Knowledge of high-level programming languages (C++, Java, C#, C, SQL)
  • Knowledge of scripting-based programming languages (Python, Java Script)
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn Power-BI
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Communicates positively with wide variety of people including maintenance technicians, machine operators, engineers, and management


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.

EOE, Including Disability/Vets


Wilsonville, OR, US, 97062

City:  Wilsonville
State:  OR
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  77799
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

Job Segment: Controls Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Systems Engineer, Engineer, Electrical, Engineering

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