TE Connectivity

Location: Middletown, 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

TE Connectivity’s Technical Engineering Support Teams analyze, test and assist in research for the development of products and processes. Team members may specialize in quality control or assurance, chemical manufacturing processes, metals, electrical connectors and components, process development, materials, and/or instrumentation. They may also handle calibration, displays, network control, mold development and audiovisual work or environmental health and safety. The Technical Engineering Support Teams are responsible for the completion of assigned engineering projects within budgetary and scheduling guidelines. They plan, prioritize, and manage multiple engineering projects; prioritize tasks and assign team members to ensure that the team's overall resources are used effectively and that project deadlines are met. They evaluate and authorize changes that significantly impact the scope, budget, or timeline of a project. At times, they may work directly with customers to understand needs, gather customer requirements, identify resources and assess project risks. They create, develop, plan, write and edit operational, instructional, maintenance or test procedures for paper, multimedia or web-based publication, for non-technical and technical users.


This is a 1st shift position in the TE Connectivity Product Development Center. The main job responsibility will be to complete cross sections per request instructions and meet customer due dates to the best of ability. Depending on prior experience and skill level our technicians are expected to perform various machining, fitting and assembly operations to construct prototype dies, molds, assembly tooling, gages and other tools to prove out engineering concepts and produce sample products. As necessary sets up and operates shop equipment such as lathe, milling machine, drill press, surface grinder and plunge EDM machines to make or repair parts as needed. Technicians typically work with a wide variety of materials.

Successful candidate must have a high degree of skill in at least one of the following:

  • Tool and Die making
  • Programing and operating CNC machines

What your background should look like:

  • High School Diploma (Metalworking apprenticeship or trade school preferred)
  • Minimum of 5 years in the metalworking trade with demonstrated success working with engineer’s sketches, rough drawings, as well as formal drawings.
Must be proficient in the following:
  • surface grinder
  • vertical milling machine
  • lathe
  • tool assembly (cutting and forming tooling)
  • sink/plunge EDM a bonus.
  • Must have the ability to develop working sketches and plan the sequence of operations to achieve specified tolerances.
  • Must be able to work to very fine tolerances.
  • Can work independently or as part of a team on larger jobs.
  • Must be able to adapt to rapid engineering changes during the development of prototypes as engineering objectives or customer requirements change.
  • Cross-section experience is a plus.


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 more than 85,000 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: $58,900 - $70,700 (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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