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

This position will lead efforts in creation and development of new tooling, equipment and fixtures for R&D of medical device products and mfg. processes. This position will provide mechanical design concepts for automated and semi-automatic equipment and machinery aimed at improving mfg. productivity, capability, and quality. Will proactively work on projects to carry design concepts through to production release and implementation. Prepares advanced assembly and detailed component drawings to coordinate prototype parts procurement and builds.

Essential Responsibilities
1. Provide mechanical design concepts for new equipment and fixturing to improve mfg. process capability, capacity, efficiency, cost, and quality
2. Works closely with machine shops and other fabricators to procure fabrication of prototype components and assemblies.
3. Works with lead project engineer to ensure mechanical design feasibility and takes lead in resolving mechanical design challenges during proto, pilot and mass production stages of project.
4. Assemble/fabricate/wire prototype equipment and machinery as necessary to develop design concepts through production implementation
5. Documents all tool, fixture and equipment designs (i.e. spare parts, calibration requirements, preventive maintenance as part of design package)
6. Interfaces with R&D and Mfg. departments to solve production process problems

What your background should look like:

1. Ability to prepare technical documentation, including advanced CAD modeling and engineering drawings
2. Demonstrated expertise and accomplishments related to complex mechanical design of mfg. equipment, machinery, fixturing, and tooling
3. Mastered proficiency in mechanical design with SolidWorks
4. Versed in conventional and CNC machining processes
5. Demonstrated machine building skills.
6. Must have good written and verbal communication skills, be well-organized, ability to work in a fast-paced self-directed environment

Pre-requisites/Job Experience
1. 8+ years’ experience with complex mechanical design of mfg. equipment and machinery; direct experience with medical device mfg. preferred.
2. B.S. Mechanical Engineering, or extensive experience with mechanical design of mfg. equipment, machinery, fixturing, and tooling.
3. Demonstrated expertise with advanced mechanical design methods using Solidworks
4. Basic computer skills (Word, Excel).
5. Must have experience with conventional machining equipment such as lathe and vertical milling machines.

Physical Requirements
1. Extended periods of sitting or standing
2. Extended periods working in a cleanroom environment
3. Ability to lift up to 35 pounds
4. Extended periods of computer usage


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: $105,200 – $157,800 (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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