Product Approval Engineer

TE Connectivity

Location: Middletown, Pennsylvania

Job Type: Full time

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Job Overview

For our Global Agency Approval (GAA) team for all components manufactured by TE Connectivity we are looking for a GAA Engineer to strengthen the team.

This role is the connection between our external safety agency partners like UL, CSA, VDE, TÜV and many more and the global engineering communities:

  • serving all Business Units (BU) as a central support function for Corporate-wide programs (such as Repackaging and Molders Programs),
  • supporting BU project handlers regarding safety agency processes and
  • handle complete product approval projects.

This global engineering role will be based preferably in Harrisburg, PA or Winston-Salem, NC, and reporting directly into the Global Agency Approval Leader.


  • Handling / execution of approval projects at various safety agencies (e.g. UL, VDE, TÜV, etc..)
  • Discuss the needed/necessary tests with the agencies and be the contact person between the agencies and the TE engineers.
  • Support other BU's in handling their approval projects with various agencies, as well as give guidance on standard questions.
  • Support other GAA team members from the different regions in their work.
  • Handle/support the billing process for factory, annual and inspection fees.
  • Train internal colleagues on GAA process as well as standard knowledge.
  • Communicate standard requirements and regulations to the client and ensure standardization of documents and overall process.

What your background should look like:


  • A technical knowhow for our products is an advantage to understand the customer’s need and be able to provide adequate feedback and/or questions.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good command in verbal and written English language
  • Ideal candidate is proactive, resilient, self-confident and open-minded.
  • Intercultural competence and strong problem-solving skills
  • Experienced in Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent knowledge of reading standards and adequately interpreting them.
  • Ability to work independently and self-organized
  • Able to train people on complex topics


  • Bachelor´s Degree in Engineering or similar technical field (is an advantage)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in working with standards preferred
  • Being part of a technical committee for standards preferred

Location and Travel

This position is remote based in eastern US, ideally in either central Pennsylvania or near/in Winston-Salem, NC.

Travel is 10 - 15%


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

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 and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $71,800 - $90,000 (subject to change dependent on physical location)
  • Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. TE Connectivity reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the experience/qualification of the selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.
  • Total Compensation = Base Salary + Incentive(s) + Benefits


  • A comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401(k), disability, life insurance, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off and voluntary benefits.

EOE, Including Disability/Vets

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