TOOL & DIE MAKER _ Relocation available

TE Connectivity

Location: Jonestown, Pennsylvania

Job Type: Full time


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

This position is open for a swing shift (1st week: 1st shift, 2nd week: 2nd shift) or 3rd shift position (11pm - 7am )

TE Connectivity's Tooling Teams perform the manufacturing functions related to metal working dies and tool making.

They are responsible for completing all assignments to construct, modify and condition metal working dies and may fabricate new gages, cutting or forming tools and fixtures by analyzing blueprints, sketches, models and engineering or shop specifications.

They perform precision work to exacting tolerances and dimensions; recommend revisions in design and/or substitutions in material based on machinability or fabrication problems encountered; and solve problems relating to unusual materials, machine settings, fabrication methods, and production process.


  • Clean, sharpen, and maintain die tooling & machines to support the Stamping production area
  • Modify tooling as needed by machining to close tolerances
  • Must be able fabricate a part using a detailed print or sketch using a mill, grinder, or lathe
  • Suggests and implements machine improvements to increase machine speeds, part quality, and overall productivity of the Stamping department
  • Perform preventive maintenance and die conditioning
  • Support Stamping production by troubleshooting more complex dies (set up and production)
  • Maintain an organized work area
  • Quick response to support production equipment and machines to minimize loss of production
  • Every team member is responsible for maintaining housekeeping and organization of the work area as well as following TE Connectivity's EH&S policies and procedures.

What your background should look like:

  • Successful completion of a Tool & Die Apprenticeship program or equivalent of 10 years of work experience
  • Strong mechanical ability and troubleshooting skills
  • Must be able to multi-task between shop and production duties
  • Embrace lean manufacturing strategies (5S+1, quick changeover, standard work, etc.)
  • Standard EDM experience is a plus

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift a maximum weight of 25 lbs.
  • Must be able to push a maximum weight of 68 lbs.
  • Must be able to pull a maximum weight of 53 lbs.
  • This position does require frequent picking, pinching, seizing, grasping, etc., primarily with finger


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation

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 approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $48,700 – $73,100 (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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