Staff R&D/Product Development Engineer

Requisition ID:  3601
Location:  Winston Salem, NC, NC, US, 27101
Alternative Locations: 
Education Experience:  Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)
Employment Experience:  7-10 years
Travel:  10% to 25%


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 and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

TE Automotive is one of the leading providers of advanced automobile connectivity solutions. We enable nearly every electronic function in the car -- from alternative power systems to infotainment and sensor technologies – all in a harsh environment. No matter which technology path OEMs choose to innovate for the connected car, we’re committed to helping our customers meet evolving challenges and requirements.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity’s R&D/Product Development Engineers are highly engaged individuals that conceive and support introduction of innovative ideas for new terminals and connectors into the automotive industry.  Responsibilities include interfacing with targeted customers through VOC, concept derivation from VOC as well as internal marketing and manufacturing input, and qualification and support through to successful release and introduction.  R&D/Product Development Engineers facilitate all required product documentation including, but not limited to, Solid Model, 2D/3D production drawings, product specifications, and testing requirements.  Candidate will be expected to derive/interpret specifications and other VOC, perform engineering analyses, develop preliminary sketches and coordinate with support operations such as design, manufacturing and testing.

Alternate location (to Winston-Salem, NC) of Harrisburg, PA will also be considered.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering
  • Minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible professional level experiece
    • Lesser years of experience will be accepted for concentrated, connector-specific automotive experience
  • Work within a ‘simultaneous’ team environment to design and build robust product and processes, developing, commercializing and sustaining component to meet customer and market needs.
  • Work with global manufacturing resources, procurement, and outside suppliers to meet all TE technical, quality, and cost objectives.
  • Develop solutions to complex problems which require high degree of ingenuity and innovation.
  • Lead/oversee product qualification testing.
  • Drive the development and release of product, scale-up through stage-gate reviews, ensuring milestone commitments are maintained.
  • Provide training and mentorship to other professional employees.


  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
  • Action Oriented
  • Creativity/Innovation
  • Customer Focus
  • Time Management
  • Decision Quality
  • Intellectual Horsepower
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Peer Relationships
  • Learning on the Fly

Nearest Major Market: Winston-Salem

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