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TE Connectivity

Location: Plymouth

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 Software Systems Engineering Teams provide functional and empirical analysis related to the design, development, and implementation of software operating/automation systems, including, but not limited to, utility, development, and diagnostic software. They perform technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost, risk, supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems.

TE's Minneapolis-Metals facility Manufacturing Engineering team facilitates production transition of new laser processes and equipment into production, through scale-up. They are responsible for laser process sustainment at the MSP-Metals site, and support laser processing equipment operations through resolving technical issues, non-conformances, CAPAs, cross-qualification for capacity, etc. The manufacturing/engineering team create new/modify tooling, equipment, and processes to ensure customer needs are met while being within compliance to ISO 13485:2016. Typical fields of expertise include: laser processing, mechanics and systems, electrical, optics, software, automation systems, testing and measurement, and manufacturing of electromechanical and electronic components, products, and their integration into systems.

The Controls/Systems Engineer will have experience with custom automated equipment, preferably laser welding equipment, from design and/or supplier specification, through fabrication, to sustained production use, and will have demonstrated proficiency in integration of electromechanical components, systems, and associated software. Additionally, the Controls/Systems Engineer will be responsible for ensuring full compliance to applicable ISO 13485 requirements.


  • The position will require close collaboration with new product introduction, manufacturing, electrical, mechanical, and quality engineers; laser welding equipment suppliers; and other vendors such as original equipment manufacturers to implement and maintain reliable laser welding equipment and processes.
  • This engineer will design, develop, specify, and implement equipment and controls for the processing of medical device components. Equipment will include laser welding and/or cutting workstations, automated operations equipment (vision, loading, grinding etc.) along with auxiliary support of equipment throughout the facility.
  • Drives continuous improvement projects for capital equipment to increase manufacturing yields, improve throughput and efficiency, diagnostic capabilities, and error proofing.
  • Manages or develops technical solutions to design problems with vendors and in-house resources through design reviews, design audits and prototype analysis.
  • Performs new equipment demonstrations for manufacturing equipment, and tooling related to processing of medical device components.
  • Helps determine the root cause of equipment and system failures, with the ability to deep dive into software/hardware communication issues and triage.

The ideal candidate will have experience with custom automated equipment, preferably laser welding equipment, from design and/or supplier specification, through fabrication, to sustained production use, and will have demonstrated proficiency in the integration of electromechanical components, systems, and associated software

What your background should look like:

Bachelor’s in mechanical/Mechatronic/Controls/Electrical Engineering with minimum 6 years’ experience in a related regulated medical device environment. Or a master’s degree with 2-3 years of related work experience, or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.

Critical Experience

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, blueprints, electrical schematics, and procedure manuals; Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
  • Technical contributions and solutions that have been successfully deployed in a manufacturing environment; medical device manufacturing preferred.
  • Ability to apply common sense; Ablility to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form; Ability to deal with problems involving a wide range of scopes; Ability to work in a fast-paced industrial environment, and make informed decisions on-the-fly to work at the speed of the business.


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: $95,400 - $143,200 (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