MOLD MAKER - Extrusion 1st shift

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

TE Connectivity's Mold Makers apply knowledge of mold design and construction to the construction, conditioning, modification, repair and maintenance of injection and transfer molds, gauges, cutting tools, jigs and fixtures. In some instances they may fabricate new molds by analyzing blueprints, sketches, models and engineering or shop specifications. 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.

  • Prepare molds for production
  • This consists at times of performing part number change-overs from assembly drawings, cleaning, assembly, repair, and trouble shooting and performing visual inspection on molded product to assure good mold maintenance was performed.
  • Inspect and prepare tooling to be installed into mold which means being proficient in all shop equipment (excluding wire EDM) and heat treating techniques.
  • Disassemble mold tooling for cleaning and repair. Cleaning includes disassembly of mold, cleaning each piece of tooling and inspecting for wear and damage. Details are reworked or replaced as needed
  • Change over molds which include changing out details to change product part configuration
  • Fits and assembles component parts into mold cavities and verifies dimensions, alignment and clearance
  • Analyzes and corrects complex mold malfunctions to assure mold will produce acceptable parts
  • May perform welding to make repairs to mold tooling, mold frames, and other mold parts requiring a fine blend of surface metal that would not distort the finished product
  • Hand fitting of mold tooling

What your background should look like:

  • Completion of Accredited Apprenticeship program is strongly preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in mold making or mold maintenance preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to accurately read and interpret blueprints
  • Ability to operate milling machines, surface grinders and related shop equipment
  • Ability to operate precision measurement devices
  • Knowledge of tool design and understanding of fit and function of mold components
  • Understanding of Plastics and mold tooling
  • Good communication and ability to multi task and prioritize work in order to successfully accomplish job duties is strongly needed
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Inclusion, Innovation, Teamwork

TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions enable the distribution of power, signal and data to advance next-generation transportation, renewable energy, automated factories, data centers, medical technology and more. With more than 85,000 employees, including 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries. TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat, Instagram and X (formerly Twitter).


  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $52,600-$78,840 (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