Greensboro, North Carolina
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TE Connectivity
Manufacturing & operations
10,001+ employees
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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 Plating Teams operate assigned automated plating machinery, ensure component flow, troubleshoot and correct machinery issues to ensure quality and productivity. They perform changeovers and setups according to production schedule, perform quality checks according to established processes and document the results as required by our quality procedures. 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.

  • Has an extensive knowledge of the associated manufacturing processes which may include the optimization and standardization of plating process within the manufacturing environment.
  • Process leader for plating related topics ensuring the processes is running at optimum levels for quality and output. An expert in reel to reel (preferred) or loose piece plating techniques.
  • Interact with product development, manufacturing engineering and manufacturing/production.
  • Strong impact to drive new process development projects – driving for excellence in existing manufacturing technologies and methods and strives to implement new manufacturing technologies to provide improved process and tolerance control.
  • Support research and development teams to produce sample manufacturing equipment, processes, product samples and prototypes.
  • Designs and develops manufacturing process platforms and automation platforms and applies these for the realization of new product developments as well as optimization of existing products already in production.
  • Supports manufacturability of new designs and existing designs and smooth production ramp up.
  • Qualifies new lines or processes to meet quality and production standards. Initiates and implements programs to continuously improve quality, cost, and cycle time.
  • Maintains and adheres to all appropriate specifications, regulatory requirements, and customer requirements. Documents all processes.
  • Authority to propose the necessary training to improve the environmental management program.
  • Carries out actions to reduce environmental impact, as well as activities for compliance with the ISO14001 standard.
  • Authority to stop a process in which there is the possibility of harming the environment or/and that is outside environmental legal compliance.

What your background should look like:

  • BS degree in Chemical Engineering or similar
  • 5 - 8 years of experience in plating process
  • Effective communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Plating Troubleshooting analysis
  • Strong knowledge of reel-to-reel plating processes
  • Water treatment knowledge (RO/DI and residual water)
  • Operation of specialized equipment (i.e. AA, UV-Vis, X-ray)
  • Chemical Knowledge
  • Measuring tools
  • Knowledge applicable to the position in IATF 16949 and ISO 14001.
  • Knowledge of Safety and Environment Regulations and the environmental management system that apply to the company
  • Adapts precedents and traditional approaches to develop solutions to complex problems requiring a high degree of ingenuity and innovation.
  • Drives results primarily through influencing and collaborating with colleagues and peers.
  • Work is performed without appreciable direction.
  • May lead functional or project teams and provide training and mentorship to other employees, often providing input to performance evaluations.
  • Complies with company policies and procedures.
  • Complies with the Internal Labor Regulations and the Federal Labor Law.
  • It complies with the Company's objectives, as well as with the Ethical Conduct Guide.
  • It meets the 5S ́S philosophy objectives.
  • Meets and enforces the requirements of IATF 16949 and ISO 14001.


Building Effective Teams
Managing and Measuring Work
Motivating Others
Values: Integrity, Accountability, Inclusion, Innovation, Teamwork
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)

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: $94,000 – 140,000 (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