TE Connectivity

Location: Harrisburg

Job Type: Full time


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.

Please note: This position may involve working with technical data, technology, software/source code, hardware or other items (collectively “items) subject to U.S. and non-U.S. export control laws and regulations.  Under these regulations, it may be necessary for TE to verify a candidate’s national origin and/or citizenship status to determine whether a U.S. or other government export license is required prior to releasing its technologies to the candidate.  If TE determines that TE will require a license or will be prohibited by applicable laws from providing the candidate with items necessary for the performance of this position, then TE expressly reserves the right to either a) make an offer of employment contingent upon TE receiving required export licenses from the appropriate government agency, b) consider the candidate for a different position that is not subject to such restrictions, on whatever terms and conditions TE shall establish in its sole discretion, or c) decline to move forward with the candidate’s application.

Short Description

  • Review assigned test programs and recommended testing strategies to ensure TE products meet customer performance and reliability needs while maximizing laboratory resource efficiencies.
  • Work with test system engineers to determine strategies to meet present and future test requirements.
  • Negotiate test plans with internal and external customers.
  • Review active test programs and final test results to ensure that performance and reliability requirements are met.
  • Maintain the integrity of test results by complying with Corporate, Business Unit and local quality system requirements.
  • Oversees the work of test technicians.
  • Compiles and analyzes data using spreadsheets and graphing programs including MS Excel and Minitab Coordinates and follows up on testing performed by test technicians.
  • Write/develop detailed test procedures and specifications as needed to support the test lab and its customers in performing testing.
  • Ensure all safety requirements are met.
  • Ensure good engineering practices are followed.
  • Perform estimates of labor and materials required for testing.
  • Capable of working to drawings, diagrams, and schematics.
  • Must be capable of multitasking and taking full ownership of assigned projects.
  • Participate and/or lead employee continuous improvement teams as needed.
  • Supports the research and development of test programs using electrical/environmental test equipment, i.e. vibration control systems, EMI chamber, network analyzer, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by Management.

What your background should look like:

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree (Preferred Electrical Engineering) from an accredited college or university.
  • Experience with high voltage systems up to 4000VDC a plus.
  • Previous product testing experience required.
  • Strong Project Management skills
  • Thorough understanding of connector design, performance and reliability requirements and potential failure modes.
  • Knowledge of connector industry specifications a plus.
  • Experience with testing or designing sensors a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with others of diverse backgrounds.
  • Willingness to shift priorities as business pressures demand.
  • Proficient in Minitab, MS Office Suite including MS Project.
  • Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt preferred.


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 more than 85,000 employees, including over 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.

EOE, Including Disability/Vets

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