Product Development Engineer

TE Connectivity Ltd Middletown , PA 17057

Posted 2 months ago

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 R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams conceive original ideas for new products, introduce them into practice. They are responsible for product development, and qualification from market definition through production and release; assist in the qualification of suppliers for new products to ensure suppliers deliver quality parts, materials, and services for new or improved manufacturing processes; conduct feasibility studies, testing on new and modified designs; direct and support detailed design, testing, prototype fabrication and manufacturing ramp.

The R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams provide all required product documentation including, but not limited to, Solid Model, 2D/3D production drawings, product specifications, and testing requirements. They create and modify detailed drawings and drafting or conceptual models from layouts, rough sketches or notes and contribute to design modifications to facilitate manufacturing operation or quality of product. Typical fields of expertise include: materials, mechanics and systems, electrical, optics, chemistry, software, automation systems, packaging, testing and measurement, and manufacturing of electrical, mechanical and electronic components, products, and their integration into systems.

Responsibilities

This position is for a Product Development Engineer on the High-Speed Cable Backplane team in the Data & Devices Business Unit. The ideal candidate would have both electrical and mechanical design competencies, enabling them to create innovative and cost-effective cable assembly and hardware solutions for high speed data communications customers.

  • Develop custom and platform cable assembly and hardware designs to meet emerging market and customer demands.

  • Translate internal and external product requirements into achievable product specifications.

  • Responsible for collaborating directly with internal and external customers to develop solutions which meet both internal and external customer performance, cost, and schedule targets.

  • Should be able to quickly and easily shift direction and provide alternative solutions based on feedback to original proposals.

  • Must be familiar with all functional aspects of product design in order to effectively work with quality, manufacturing, signal integrity, packaging, and industrial engineering disciplines to successfully execute on product designs.

  • Manage / prioritize engineering projects to insure key milestones are achieved.

  • Develop requirements documentation based on customer inputs, product concepts, invention disclosures, detailed tolerancing schemes and associated print documentation, mechanical and electrical proof of concept plans and reports, prototype samples, product testing

plans, test sample preparation, and lead product validation testing through root cause and data analyses work.

  • Willingness to continuously expand knowledge of signal integrity, high speed product testing, and data interpretation.

  • Independently conduct complex mechanical analyses to evaluate and predict design success.

  • Work closely with signal integrity engineers to conduct complex electrical analyses to evaluate and predict design performance.

  • Develop products using DFM / DFA inputs from core manufacturing / automation team.

  • Willingness to participate in occasional domestic and international travel

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science major in Mechanical Engineering.

  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite of software

  • Computer Aided Drafting experience required. Competency in Creo/PDM Link preferred.

  • Experience with Finite Element Modeling (Ansys) preferred

  • Familiarity with EIA test procedures.

  • Strong commitment to/knowledge of engineering rigor, i.e. tolerance analysis, FEA simulation, design reviews, DFMEA, PFMEA, prototyping and verification testing.

  • Capability of creative, analytical, and structured thinking with the ability to execute; must possess the maturity, technical competence and natural authority to look after technical interests with minimal supervision

  • Demonstrated knowledge of manufacturing processes (stamping, plating, molding, & assembly)

  • Knowledge in Basic Quality techniques and statistical analysis tools.

  • Ability to understand and work out complex technical solutions

  • Ability to communicate, listen, and drive cross-functional teams to accelerate the product development process.

  • Strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills

  • Self-motivated

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Competencies

Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 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 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 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.

Location:

Middletown, PA, US, 17057

Travel: 10% to 25%

Requisition ID: 51869

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