Process Engineering Technician

TE Connectivity Ltd Newington , NH 03801

Posted 5 months ago

Company Information

SubCom is an industry pioneer in undersea communications technology and marine services, and a leading global supplier for today's undersea communications requirements. As a vertically integrated supplier, SubCom designs, manufactures, deploys, and maintains the industry's most reliable fiber optic cable systems. Its solutions include long-haul and regional systems, repeaterless networks, capacity upgrades, offshore oil and gas, and scientific research applications. SubCom brings end-to-end network knowledge and global experience to support on-time delivery and the needs of customers worldwide. To date, the company has deployed more than 100 cable systems and enough subsea communication cable to circle the Earth 15 times at the Equator. For more information visit

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Manufacturing and Process Development Engineering Teams significantly impact LEANPD driven new product development projects, driving for excellence in existing manufacturing technologies and methods and striving to implement new manufacturing technologies to provide improved process and tolerance control. They act as the binding element between product development and manufacturing engineering, ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of this critical interface. They support Product Development in the optimization of designs and piece parts for manufacturability by realizing sample tooling/products/prototypes. They also design, develop, and qualify tooling and processes to meet TE quality and production standards, document all processes and tooling in applicable TE systems, support supply chain to verify supplier compliance and capability, initiate and implement programs to continuously improve quality, cost and cycle time and adhere to all appropriate specifications, regulatory requirements and customer requirements.

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Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

Position Overview

The Process Engineering Technician is responsible for supporting all areas in Cable Extrusion and Manufacturing encompassing, but not limited to, procedure writing, operator and supervisor training, process improvements, troubleshooting process issues, evaluation of non-conforming product, and equipment calibration and maintenance. In this position, you will coordinate technical discussions for the processes involved in your assigned area. This position will support existing Engineering personnel in this area. This is currently a night shift position on a 4x4 rotating schedule. Candidates must be willing and able to work any shift.

Duties and Responsibilities (*Indicates an Essential Function)

  • *Monitor daily operations for conformance to standard process specifications.

  • *Hands-on support of manufacturing processes.

  • *Troubleshooting process problems and documentation of corrective actions.

  • *Assist in training of production personnel on new products, equipment and processes.

  • *Lead engineer and production trials for the department. This includes gathering data and analyzing information.

  • Ensure all database information and reporting is both timely and accurate.

  • Identify trends, resolving discrepancies by using standard procedures or working with engineering team to provide resolution.

  • Help remedy malfunctions in collaboration with Engineering and Production.

  • Assist Department in the startup and evaluation of new products and processes.

  • Work with Process Engineers to implement process improvements.

  • Assist in production tool maintenance, improvements and corrective actions.

  • Identify and report safety issues to proper channels

  • Other duties and special projects as assigned


  • Associate Degree in Industrial Technology or related

  • 3 years of directly related work experience may be considered in lieu of degree

  • 2 years of additional relevant industrial experience preferred

  • Experience troubleshooting industrial processes.

  • Knowledge in both electrical and mechanical systems.

  • Detailed and methodical approach to problem solving.

  • Effective analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills; ability to gather and analyze data and information and draw conclusions.

  • Ability to effectively and respectfully work with associates of all levels including managers, engineers, machine operators, quality technicians, line supervisors, and maintenance technicians.

  • Strong computer skills including spreadsheet and desktop programs required.

  • Ability to use mechanical and electrical measuring equipment (ex. micrometers, calipers, multi-meter).

  • Exposure to Lean Manufacturing principles preferred.

  • Knowledge of plastics processing preferred.

  • Knowledge of plastic extrusion processing preferred.

  • Strong mechanical proficiency required.

  • Regular attendance required; overtime may be required, based on business needs.

  • Willingness and ability to work any shift, including weekends, is required for this position.

Physical Demands

Ability to pass a "Fit for Duty" physical exam. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

  • Wear the proper personal protective equipment for each task, including, but not limited to, safety boots, safety glasses, hearing protection, gloves, hard hat, dust mask, etc.

  • Regularly lift and/or move 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 40 pounds.

  • Ability to reach with hands and arms and use hands to finger, or handle objects, tools and controls.

  • Ability to stand, walk and climb stairs regularly.

  • Ability to bend, squat, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl frequently.

  • Ability to talk and/or hear frequently.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Ability to work both indoors and outdoors regularly in all elements.

  • Ability to enter and work within confined space.

Working Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts.


SubCom is committed to providing a work environment that prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other characteristics protected by applicable law or regulation.

Candidates for positions with SubCom must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Employment eligibility verification will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.


Newington, NH, US, 03801

Travel: None

Requisition ID: 49464

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Process Engineering Technician

TE Connectivity Ltd