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R&D Product Development Rotational 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

The role of the R&D Product Development Engineer is to work with product management and project management to define product performance requirements and then develop a product design solution to deliver value to the target markets and customer base.  The rotational program provides the foundation for this role through rotational assignments, functional skill development, and a cross-functional group project.  Each engineer has a sponsor and within the rotation assignment reports to an experienced engineer who coordinates and oversees all their activities providing instruction.
As part of the rotation program, you will also participate in the ASPIRE Program. This is a two-year learning journey that will allow you to learn and work together with young professionals across your region through a mix of virtual and face to face sessions, utilizing both internal TE programs and external leadership and business development. You will also have the opportunity to build your network by meeting senior leaders and fellow participants from different functions and business units across the globe.  You will also be assigned to smaller learning groups or pods where focused group coaching is provided with collaborative application work for you to accelerate your ability to apply your learning experience in real work applications.
As an R&D Product Development Rotational Engineer on our New Product Introduction team, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Understand customer requirements and translate them into cost-effective designs
  • Develop product design concepts using 3D modeling skills in Pro-Engineer Creo software
  • Work across functions to ensure designs are completed on time, on cost and to TE and customer expectations
  • Conduct tolerance analysis on connector assemblies and stamped and molded components to determine dimensional fits
  • Work with Manufacturing Development Engineers to understand the manufacturing processes involved and assure manufacturability of designs
  • Generate product and application specifications under guidance of senior Engineers
  • Write qualification test plans 
  • Prepare and submit test samples to reliability test labs
  • Partner with sales and marketing to prepare new product presentations and trainings
  • Initiating and implementing programs to continuously improve quality and cost

What your background should look like:

  • Must be graduating (or recently graduated) from a Bachelor’s Degree Program in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • Previous internship and/or work experience preferred
  • Geographically mobile within North America
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to manage tasks with attention to detail
  • CAD experience preferred


This position with be located at our Winston-Salem, NC office.


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, 27101-2165

City:  Winston-Salem
State:  NC
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  76437
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Developer, Business Development, Electrical, Engineering, Technology, Sales

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