Manager, Manufacturing Engineering

TE Connectivity

Location: Brooklyn Park

Job Type: Full time


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Job Overview

TE’s Medical business unit, part of the Industrial Solutions segment, offers medical device OEMs, a complete product offering, and capability portfolio for minimally invasive, imaging, surgical, diagnostic, and therapeutic devices. With more than 350 design engineers and a global presence in all key medical device hubs, we are a premier partner to the world’s leading medical technology companies for their next-generation medical devices. We are experts in all aspects of device design and manufacture, from access & delivery solutions for interventional medicine; to sensors & connectors for surgical applications. Our innovative solutions enable ground breaking medical therapies such as treating heart disease without opening the body, placing microscopic devices
into brain arteries and powering robotic surgery. You will have an exciting opportunity to be the lead technical resource for the manufacturing operations of PTFE and thermal plastic extrusion.


  • Lead engineers, through example and mentorship, in solving high priority challenging problems leveraging your advanced problem solving, creativity and leadership skills.
  • Support Operational Strategy for area of responsibility
  • Define and implement effective process monitoring tools and techniques to fully quantify process characteristics
  • Partner with development teams in the achievement of innovation objectives and execution of successful product/process launches
  • Evaluate products for manufacturability and provide technical guidance for corrective/preventative actions
  • Define and execute operational plans and strategy
  • Develops engineering organizational strategy to provide exceptional customer experiences to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Assess risk and compliance across area of responsibility.
  • Develop and maintain a high performing engineering team.
  • Manage Capex budget for your area of responsibility
  • Ensure performance and development activities are completed in accordance with TE policies and procedures
  • Support safety initiatives
  • Drive innovation and apply a dynamic approach to market demands and trends.
  • Analyze and plan workforce utilization, space requirements, workflow, and equipment layout to maximize efficiency.
  • Adapt/modify traditional approaches to enhance quality or value to existing methods
  • Determine best course of action to meet schedules and/or resolve technical challenges.
  • Apply appropriate processes to minimize production downtime.

What your background should look like:

  • You bring a strong foundational knowledge in thermoplastic processing, including material science and polymer extrusion
  • You have a strong foundational knowledge of manufacturing equipment including Installation/Qualification and Maintenance
  • You have exceptional communication skills and can effectively engage both internal and external customers
  • You have a BS/MS in related Engineering field. Manufacturing, Mechanical or Materials engineering preferred.
  • You have a Minimum of 10 years’ experience in an advanced manufacturing company with progressive levels of responsibility.
  • You have a proven track record of engineering leadership including direct management of others.
  • You have a passion for six sigma and statistical methodology in manufacturing process development and control.
  • You thrive on coming up with new ideas and leading others to do the same.
  • You can adapt to work priorities in response to a rapidly changing environment.
  • Any medical device manufacturing experience you have would be valued, but it is not required.
  • You have a strong foundational knowledge of manufacturing equipment including Installation/Qualification and Maintenance


Building Effective Teams
Motivating Others
Managing and Measuring Work
Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

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 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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