Global Technical Lead

TE Connectivity (Galway, Ireland) 25 days ago

About TE Connectivity

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

TE Connectivity is a $13 billion 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 nearly 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn , Facebook , WeChat and Twitter .

Creganna Medical is ranked among the top 10 global companies in the medical device outsourcing industry. The company specializes in the design and manufacture of minimally invasive delivery and access devices for a range of therapies. Serving over 400 companies across 30 countries, Creganna Medical’s customers include the world’s leading medical device and life science companies. Headquartered in Galway, Ireland, Creganna Medical has a global operational footprint with design and manufacturing facilities spanning the U.S., South America, Europe and Asia.

Job Overview

Job Title: Global Technical Lead – Mitral Valve Technologies Product Segment

Location: Galway

Creganna Medical, part of TE Connectivity is looking for an experienced and dynamic Engineering leader to join its Medical team as the Technical Lead for their Mitral Valve Business Segment. The leader will report to the Global Manager of NPD Engineering for Devices within Creganna Medical, part of TE Connectivity. Devices is one of the three Product Line Portfolios within Creganna Medical with more than $275 million in revenue. We provide components and solutions to premier OEM customers.

As the Technical Lead for their Mitral Valve Business Segment, you will play a leading role in the strategic development of the product line and all design & development engineering activity for that segment of the Devices Group within our Medical Business Unit. 

This position will lead the technical strategy and provide direction to a global team of engineers and technical staff to develop innovative solutions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Act as a technical point of contact for commercial/sales teams to position TE as a technology leader, innovator, and partner to engineering, product development, and procurement groups at industry-leading OEM customers.
  • Coordinate and execute on the overall project deliverables.
  • The role will require building strong relationships with industry-leading OEM customers.
  • To be successful, you will have to partner with the Product Management, PMO and Operations in executing new product deliverables.
  • Ensure a focus on ECE Extraordinary Customer Experience:
  • Work closely with our Commercial and Business Development Organizations to support new business initiatives 
  • Work closely with existing and potential customers in selling our capabilities 
  • Employee Development: 
  • Apply the TE philosophy of Inclusion & Diversity in all potential recruitment and development activities. 
  • Represent TE during all customer visits, tech days and executive presentations
What your background should look like:


  • Level 8 Engineering degree required. Preferred discipline: Mechanical, Material Science, Bio-Engineering or Chemistry.  
  • Advanced Engineering Degree Preferred. MBA preferred.
  • 10+ years minimum combined engineering experience with minimum 5 years in product & process development and introduction.  Experience in the medical-surgical device industry would be a plus. 
  • Proven success in Engineering leadership and proven people leader with minimum 10 years in combined direct reporting or matrix reporting leadership. Able to lead engineering excellence in the framework of a PMO driven project environment.
Key Requirements
  • Proven expertise in Medical product Design and Development.
  • Proven expertise in the Mitral Valve anatomy, technologies available and technology requirements for minimally invasive solutions a distinct advantage. 
  • Proven experience in leading Technical teams. Particularly beneficial is experience leading international technical teams.
  • Experienced of working in a multi-national - Public Company environment
  • International experience and personality geared toward New Product & Business Development – collaborative working & effective listening skills are critical in this role.
  • Clinical Expertise; Product Integration Leader; Business Development; IP Creation/Management; Catheter/Guidewire Development all beneficial.
  • Execution and business results focused
  • Team development – able to work in a matrix organisation and still drive focus while building immediate and long-term team success.
  • Strong DFM / DFA / Concurrent Development Experience. Familiar with Design for Six Sigma, lean principles, quality engineering practices and principles. Six Sigma Black Belt a plus.
  • Proficient in medical quality management systems and FDA and ISO 13485 regulatory requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong influencing and motivational skills and the ability to build strong, credible relationships with multiple organization functions (inside and outside of TE)
  • Capability to work in a fasted paced, dynamic global environment with multiple changing priorities and limited direct reports.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite as well as project management software programs
  • Exceptional written, verbal and presentation communication skills
  • This position could require 20% travel both Domestic and International



Motivating Others
Managing and Measuring Work
Building Effective Teams
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

What TE Connectivity offers:

We offer competitive rewards & compensation. Our commitment to our employees includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our employees.

  • Competitive Salary Package
  • Performance-Based Bonus Plans
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
  • Employee Resource Groups

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