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TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $13 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity’s R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams conceive original ideas for new products and introduce them into practice. They are responsible for product development, and qualification from market definition through production and release; assist in the qualification of suppliers for new products to ensure suppliers deliver quality parts, materials, and services for new or improved manufacturing processes; conduct feasibility studies, testing on new and modified designs; direct and support detailed design, testing, prototype fabrication and manufacturing ramp. The R&D/Product Development Engineering Teams provide all required product documentation including, but not limited to, Solid Model, 2D/3D production drawings, product specifications, and testing requirements. They create and modify detailed drawings and drafting or conceptual models from layouts, rough sketches or notes and contribute to design modifications to facilitate manufacturing operation or quality of product. Typical fields of expertise include: materials, mechanics and systems, electrical, optics, chemistry, software, automation systems, packaging, testing and measurement, and manufacturing of electrical, mechanical and electronic components, products, and their integration into systems.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Overview:

Tyco Electronics Singapore Pte Ltd (TE) is looking for an R&D engineer to join our new R&D Center.  The engineer will be part of a highly functioning team, working with other R&D team members as well as local university and government research centers to undertake projects that will advance TE’s technologies. This position reports to the Director of R&D, and is based at our Singapore HQ.

 

The Singapore R&D Center is chartered to work with the CTO’s of TE’s business units to identify technical areas of interest for R&D that will impact all segments. In order to improve the New Product Development process, TE is investing in upfront simulation and modelling capabilities, as a part of our Digitalization strategy. Effective use of modelling helps to “get it right the first time.”

 

Responsibilities:

Managerial and Tactical

  • Manages a portfolio of new and on-going projects, using good project management skills. Examples of projects could range from:
    • Designing, modelling and simulating conformal cooling mold designs for TE factories and NPD engineers
    • Evaluating thermal / mechanical trade-offs
    • Thermal modelling projects for electronics designs
    • Proposing SW integration projects to create multi-physical models that target TE product design needs
    • Managing outsourced SW development projects related to the above
  • Develops proposals for new projects and enhanced TE modelling and simulation capabilities
  • Creates awareness across TE of the modelling and simulation capabilities of the Singapore center
  • Works with local, and regional, TE sites and external customers to address urgent or strategic needs
  • Identifies, proposes and executes joint research projects with universities and institutes

 

 

Strategic

  • Identifies key technology gaps that can be filled through effective R&D in the Singapore R&D Center – specifically related to modelling and simulation tools
  • Participates in Center strategic development to determine future direction for the center
  • Is aware of the capabilities of the other research center locations and fosters appropriate collaboration with the Singapore Center

 

 

 

Qualifications:

  • PhD degree in technical field
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working outside of the university environment
  • Demonstrated experience working with modelling and simulation software
  • The ideal candidate will have strong working knowledge of CAE programs, including MoldFlow, ANSYS, Moldex3D, Solidworks or other related CFD and FEA programs
  • Broad knowledge of materials, electronics, electronic systems and product design
  • Broad knowledge of TE relevant manufacturing processes (molding, extrusion, plating, stamping, assembly etc.)
  • Familiarity with project management tools

Personal Competencies:

  • Mature, credible, patient, hard-working and persuasive
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Comfort working with people at senior levels in a corporate environment
  • Demonstrated ability to create and implement innovative ideas and solutions
  • Demonstrated competencies such as teamwork, creative problem solving, and flexibility
  • Culturally sensitive and empathic

 

Competencies

  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
  • Communication
  • Action Oriented
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Project Management

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