TE Connectivity Manufacturing Development Engineer - Relays in A-3830 WAIDHOFEN, Austria

TE Connectivity is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our commitment to innovation enables advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. TE’s unmatched breadth of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest of environments, helps build a safer, greener, smarter and more connected world. With 75,000 people – including more than 7,000 engineers – working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, we help ensure that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS - www.TE.com.

The Manufacturing & Process Development Engineer designs and develops manufacturing processes and procedures for economical mass production of new products.

Target is to utilize and adapt emerging manufacturing base-technologies for the needs of Relay Manufacturing by executing economic projects for real-life mass-production and integrate and standardize them in the internal Relay Manufacturing Technology Platforming System.

General Job Family Description according TE Global Job Framework:

  • Has strong impact in LEANPD driven new product development projects

  • Drives for excellence in existing manufacturing technologies and methods

  • Strives to implement new manufacturing technologies to provide improved process and tolerance control

  • Acts as the binding element between product development and manufacturing engineering, ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of this critical interface.

  • Supports Product Development in the optimization designs and piece parts for manufacturability; realizes sample tooling, product samples and prototypes.

  • Designs, develops, and qualifies tooling and processes to meet TE quality and production standards.

  • Documents all processes and tooling in applicable TE systems (SAP, TLM).

  • Supports supply chain to verify supplier compliance and capability.

  • Initiates and implements programs to continuously improve quality, cost and cycle time.

  • Maintains and adheres to all appropriate specifications, regulatory requirements and customer requirements.

Job responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • “Manufacturing Development”

  • Develops an optimal mass-production Manufacturing Plan for LEANPD projects based on Relay's Process and Automation Platform, product concepts and marketing data.

  • Develops the overall technical base-data for product-cost- and investment-calculations and for cost comparison of different manufacturing variants and automation levels

  • Ensures proper use of processes in production equipment by Process-FMEA´s

  • Creates target specs for relay manufacturing equipment

  • Develops manufacturing processes for specific projects

  • Represents MDE in Core Teams for LeanPD projects (coordinator for MDE topics within Core Teams)

  • Acts as the key person for Manufacturing Technology in LeanPD Core Teams

  • Ensures new processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations

  • Services, troubleshoots and solves new product-/new process-production problems

  • “Process Technology”

  • Develops and further extends the Relay Manufacturing Technology Process Platform

  • Benchmarking of existing processes

  • Standardization of existing processes and development of new relay production processes (= „Process Platforming“)

  • Ensures that products are designed for optimal manufacturability in cooperation with product development teams

  • Ensures proper use of platform processes in production equipment (assembly lines, machines, molds, dies,…) by creating equipment target-specs. and obligatory equipment concept- and design-approvals

  • Drives transformational Process Technology Projects

  • “Sampleshop”

  • Manages sourcing and production of product models and samples for product development projects

  • Development of sample-production equipment

  • Win Know-How out of sample-production and transfer to mass-production planning

  • “Project Management”

  • Leads and Manages assigned projects

  • Coordinates overall equipment execution for LEANPD projects

  • Responsible for the completion of assigned engineering projects within budgetary and scheduling guidelines

  • Acts as a part time Core Team Leader for LEANPD projects

  • Prepares project schedules and project plans

  • Organizes and conducts regular project reviews, meetings and prepares meeting minutes

Other Duties:

  • Ensures that all requested EHS Requirements and Regulations are maintained, fully understood and complied with

  • Compliance with TE policies

  • Activity- and Time-Reporting

Key Goals & Objectives/Measurements:


  • Project related KPI´s as:

  • Technical Targets

  • Financial Targets

  • Time schedule

  • Investment Budget

Requisition ID: 2017-80706

Business Unit (Current): Industrial Solutions - Industrial - Intelligent Building

External Company URL: www.tycoelectronics.com