TE Connectivity

Location: Troy, Michigan

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

As a Staff Product Development Engineer in TE Connectivity’s E-mobility Product Development Team, you will help enable our customers to flourish in the fast-changing electric vehicle market. You will tackle challenging, high-voltage terminal and connector projects and utilize technical tools to guide innovative solutions toward success. Product Development Engineers are highly engaged, foundational members of the product launch team and support product introduction from concept through to production. Development Engineers work directly with OEMs and Tier 1 customers to determine specifications and generate solutions while collaborating with support operations such as design, fabrication of tooling and product testing. This position can may be based in North Carolina or Michigan.

What your background should look like:


  • Conceiving ideas for new hybrid and electric vehicle connectivity products and introducing them into practice.
  • Gathering voice of customer and developing product solutions while working closely with global manufacturing resources and outside suppliers to meet all TE technical, quality, and cost objectives.
  • Adapting and reconfiguring existing product designs for performance enhancements, manufacturability improvements, and cost reduction efforts.
  • Submitting intellectual property information to legal according to policy
  • Conducting feasibility studies and communicating product testing requirements
  • Creating all required product documentation including, but not limited to, solid models, drawings, product and application specifications, DFMEAs, tolerance analysis, and test plans & reports.
  • Maintaining engineering control of product related documentation via the engineering change system.
  • Directing and supporting detailed product design, prototype fabrication, testing, and manufacturing ramp.
  • Working closely with the new product launch teams and the final manufacturing location to ensure smooth launch of products into the production facility.

Skills, Experience and Education:

  • BS in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Required
  • 7 years minimum of product design/development experience
  • Automotive terminal and connector design and manufacturing experience preferred
  • Knowledge of materials, manufacturing processes, and assembly design principals
  • Proficient in technical tools such as 3D CAD (Creo preferred), CAE (ANSYS preferred), DoE, FMEA, and QFD
  • Basic problem-solving skills (Fishbone, 5 Why Analysis, etc.)
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills (oral and written)


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation


  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $118,600 – $178,000 year (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
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