Quality & Reliability Technician II

TE Connectivity

Location: Fairview, North Carolina

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 Quality and Reliability Engineering Teams analyze the ability of product and production systems to comply with customer, MILSPEC and contractual requirements through established reliability factors. They design, recommend revisions and install quality control systems, develop and document analytical methods for establishing reliability of products and their components and conduct analysis on relative reliability with regards to cost, structure, weight, maintainability, facility of production, and availability of materials and equipment.

Our teams develop, implement and monitor company environmental safety programs and policies to ensure compliance with federal, state, and local environmental, health and safety regulations and recommend corrective actions if necessary. They are responsible for policies and practices to comply with applicable government regulations and industry requirements related to product environmental compliance, the implementation and management of technical and testing standards and specifications, quality control and reliability programs governing materials, product and processes, resulting in the optimization of material and labor, as well as failure analysis, root cause, corrective action and customer communication.

This position will be located at our Hauppauge, NY facility.

A day in the life:
Responsibilities are in maintaining current qualification testing and the coordination, preparation and submission of QPL test reports to DLA and other customers as required.

  • Overseeing the work of reliability technicians and scheduling the day-to-day operation of the reliability laboratory
  • Creating qualification engineering evaluation test reports
  • Developing test programs to meet customer requirements using Automated Test Equipment (ATE)
  • Conducting qualification and engineering evaluation testing
  • Operating, maintaining, and calibrating all electrical and environmental test equipment
  • Creating Operations Directives (OD), Acceptance Test Plans (ATP), Engineering Change Orders (ECO), and test procedures as required
  • Support new product design and development as required
  • Issue Quality Alerts and GIDEP advisories for non-conforming product delivered to customers
  • Assist in problem-solving and root cause analysis activities to eliminate recurrence of non-conformance including corrective action verification
  • Assist in the approval of First Article Inspection (FAI) reports
  • Experience in problem-solving tools such as 8D, 5 whys and fishbone Analysis

What your background should look like:

  • 3 or more years of experience in Quality or Reliability Engineering.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Quality or related technical field.
  • Demonstrated expertise in quality tools, practices and procedures.
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required.
  • Working knowledge ISO 9000, and preferably AS9100.
  • Working knowledge of MILSPEC requirements, testing and reporting requirements
  • Process control knowledge and implementation experience (PFMEA. SPC, CPK, Gage R & R, Control Plans, etc.).
  • Successfully worked in a team environment providing assistance to various departments requiring consistent quality assurance systems to succeed.
  • Ability to influence and drive cross-functional teamwork, ability to work well with internal and external customers, and with other cultures.
  • Highly Desirable: Knowledge & experience in acceptance testing and reliability testing of relays or similar

Why Join TE Connectivity?

We ignite innovation and creativity in our employees and support their growth, connect them to their passions, and promote an inclusive, healthy, and safe workplace. TE Connectivity’s goal is to inspire every employee to reach their potential and bring their full self to work. If you’re looking to grow in your career, TE will help you get there. We give you the tools to take ownership and strengthen your development and leadership capability. We have 8 Employee Resource Groups focusing on our employees’ experience as unique individuals to foster greater inclusion within the company and the communities we serve. You don’t have to take our word for it, TE Connectivity has been recognized by Fortune Magazine, Forbes, and countless other publications for our commitment to creating an inclusive, sustainable, and admired workplace.


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 www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $37,000 – $55,400 (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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