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STAFF MANUFACTURING ENGINEER

TE Connectivity

Location: Wilsonville, Oregon

Job Type: Full time

Posted


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 Manufacturing Engineering Teams are process leaders for stamping, molding or assembly related topics, ensuring the processes are running at optimum levels for quality and output. They are experts in mold tooling, die tooling, machining, and assembly techniques, possessing extensive knowledge of the associated manufacturing processes which may include the optimization and standardization of stamping / molding / assembly or other processes within the manufacturing environment. Manufacturing Engineering Teams enable the TE business unit plants to reach TE Operating Advantage (TEOA) requirements, roll out Centers of Excellence (COE), Best Demonstrated Practices (BDP’s) and advise plants on tool and machine duplications / corrections / improvements. They design and develop manufacturing process and automation platforms and apply them for the realization of new product developments as well as optimization of existing products already in production. The Teams also support Product Development in the selection and optimization of tools for piece part production and the selection of the most suitable manufacturing concepts relative to planned manufacturing quantities, quality requirements and manufacturing location. They act as interface between engineering and production to ensure manufacturability of new designs and smooth production ramp up as well as support the research & development teams to produce sample manufacturing equipment, product samples and prototypes.

Responsibilities


  • Serve as the technical expert for thermoplastic extrusion spanning multiple product lines
  • Quantify process KPIV’s and KPOV’s through advanced metrology techniques and methods
  • Improve efficiency and reduce cost of the thermoplastic extrusion process
  • Define and implement reliability methodologies for extrusion equipment and tooling
  • Perform root cause investigations and execute corrective actions for non-conforming products using analytical tools such as Lean, Six Sigma, and 8D
  • Write technical documentation, such as process instructions, process validation plans and reports, process development plans and reports, and non-conforming material reports
  • Partner with development teams to successfully execute product launches
  • Execute process validation activities following the IQ, OQ, PQ approach
  • Collaborate effectively with others across the organization to collectively achieve business objectives
  • Communicate effectively through written, verbal, non-verbal, and visual methods
  • Adhere to quality and compliance standards to ensure safe and effective use of the products TE manufactures
  • Collaborate with global teams in the establishment of statistical methods for thermoplastic processing. Identify best practices and share globally.

What your background should look like:

  • BS in chemical engineering, manufacturing engineering, materials science, plastics/polymer engineering, or a related degree
  • Eight or more years’ experience in supporting a manufacturing environment with progressive levels of responsibility
  • Demonstrated knowledge of thermoplastic processing and equipment, including the broad array of materials that are used in the industry
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret data, create an action plan, and execute a plan that delivers business results
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Ability to sustain high performance standards and attention to detail in unstructured and unsupervised situations
  • Medical device manufacturing experience is a plus

Competencies

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 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.

COMPENSATION

  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $104,560 – $156,840 (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
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