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TE Connectivity

Location: Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina

Job Type: Full time


Job ID: [[id]]
Job Code: 30004088
Business Unit: TE ENERGY (10000200)
Band/Level: 6
Hiring Manager: Kurtis John Strathearn
Recruiter: Charlyn Elliott
Relocation: No
Travel: None
Employee Referral Amount: $1,000.00
Education Experience: Other
Employment Experience: 1-3 years

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

Are you looking for a fast paced and growing business to join? Do you pride yourself on completing meaningful and quality work? If so, TE wants you! We are looking for motivated, dependable and team- oriented Production Operators to join our growing team in Fuquay, NC at TE, our plating team is responsible for the continuous operation of automatic vertical, horizontal, or combination type strip plating lines to plate a variety of strip terminals and flat stock with various metals (gold, nickel, tin/lead alloys, copper, etc.) both conventionally and by a variety of selective plated methods to meet the quality standards. These roles exist to support production and to ensure that our customer commitments are met, on-time, every time.

What TE Connectivity Offers

Our commitment to our associates includes offering total rewards benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive, and meet the changing needs of our team members.

  • The opportunity to build lifesaving products for our customers
  • Competitive base pay based on experience; with a 2nd 3rd 4th and 5th shift premium pay.
  • Annual pay increases based on company & individual performance
  • Employee referral program
  • 401(k) retirement savings with generous company match
  • Tuition reimbursement to support your development and education goals
  • 10 weeks of paid maternal and paternal time off and ease back to work
  • Competitive paid time off
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Comprehensive health and wellness benefits for team members and their families with benefits starting day one, company funded health savings accounts and company paid short-term and long-term disability.

Your Role

As a Production Operator, you will;

  • Prepare and operate machines and equipment for daily use
  • Perform changeover and set-up functions
  • Break down, clean, and set up on all dies and restart extruders with no supervision
  • Operate the most difficult Extrusion lines with minimal to no assistance
  • Repair machines or systems using the needed tools
  • Perform routine maintenance on the assigned machine
  • Measure and pour ingredients
  • Maintain high accuracy and quality throughout the entire part run
  • Ability to troubleshoot and correct any problems at startup or during production
  • Troubleshoots downstream equipment problems
  • Accurately measure the length of the extruded article
  • Remove product and machine attachments
  • Manages materials, minimizes waste, and scrapes waste material from the machine
  • Work with the team to troubleshoot, set up, assemble, and/or flow issues
  • Perform quality work checks to ensure the product meets quality standards
  • Identify product defects and complete appropriate documentation and notification when defects are identified

What your background should look like:

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent is preferred
  • Extensive experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience with and ability to perform set-up operations, and handle change-over responsibilities
  • Experience interacting with mechanical systems and ability to troubleshoot assembly machines or equipment
  • Proficient with use of inspection equipment such as calipers, micrometers, and optical comparators for dimensional inspection of materials
  • Proven record of using inspection data to make mechanical and program changes to achieve part specifications
  • Read, interpret, and follow basic blueprints, diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications, bills of materials, and other written instructions or procedures to accurately set up and assemble products
  • Basic computer navigation and utilization skills
  • Ability to read and write English
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs

Compensation Data

  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience $39,000 - $58,600 (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.


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 more than 85,000 employees, including over 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

What TE Connectivity offers:
We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

  • Generous 401(k) Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Benefits start on day one
  • Charity Donation Matching Program
  • Competitive Paid Time Off
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Healthcare for Associates and Families
  • Health and Wellness Incentives
  • Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.

EOE, Including Disability/Vets