CNC Programmer / Machinist

TE Connectivity

Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Job Type: Full time


Job Posting Title: Model Maker - Component Prototyping
Job ID: [[id]]
Job Code: 30004556
Business Unit: GLOBAL AUTOMOTIVE (10002006)
Building: 3800 REIDSVILLE ROAD (079)
Band/Level: 6
Hiring Manager: STEVEN B NASH
Recruiter: Carolina Nolivos
Relocation: Yes - Domestic
Travel: None
Employee Referral Amount: $1,000.00
Education Experience: High School or Equivalent
Employment Experience: 5-7 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

TE Connectivity's Manufacturing and Process Development Engineering Teams significantly impact LEANPD driven new product development projects, driving for excellence in existing manufacturing technologies and methods and striving to implement new manufacturing technologies to provide improved process and tolerance control. They act as the binding element between product development and manufacturing engineering, ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of this critical interface.

They support Product Development in the optimization of designs and piece parts for manufacturability by realizing sample tooling/products/prototypes. They also design, develop, and qualify tooling and processes to meet TE quality and production standards, document all processes and tooling in applicable TE systems, support supply chain to verify supplier compliance and capability, initiate and implement programs to continuously improve quality, cost and cycle time and adhere to all appropriate specifications, regulatory requirements and customer requirements.

Our Winston Salem, NC Prototype Development Shop is looking for a highly motivated Model Maker to become a part of our team.


  • Produce or modify prototype samples, fixtures, gages etc. through use of shop equipment.
  • Independently design and fabricate tooling for metal forming or various fixturing to hold components for alterations.
  • Using of 3D modeling software

What your background should look like:

  • Associate degree in Machining Technology, Electromechanical degree, or Certified Journeyman Certificate and/or 6 years of tool making experience.
  • Proficient in print reading and geometric tolerancing.
  • Proficient on all standard machine shop equipment. Mills, lathes, grinders
  • Capable of machining to tight tolerances ±0.0002”
  • Programming and running CNC milling/turning centers
  • Programming and running of Wire and Plunge EDM
  • 3D modeling software, Creo, Mastercam, Esprit strongly preferred but not required.
  • Understanding of metal forming a plus
  • Basic MS office software


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation


  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $69K – $104K (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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