Senior Plastics Injection Mold Engineer

Requisition ID:  20482
Location:  27101, NC, US, 27101
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Education Experience:  Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)
Employment Experience:  7-10 years
Travel:  10% to 25%


Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $13 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedInFacebookWeChat and Twitter.

TE Automotive is one of the leading providers of advanced automobile connectivity solutions. We enable nearly every electronic function in the car -- from alternative power systems to infotainment and sensor technologies – all in a harsh environment. No matter which technology path OEMs choose to innovate for the connected car, we’re committed to helping our customers meet evolving challenges and requirements.

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. TEGTA16

Responsibilities & Qualifications

-Launch and manage new thermoplastic injection mold builds.

-Create RFQ and mold specifications on prototype and production molds.

-Work with product engineers and customers on refining the plastic part design to achieve or improve manufacturability.

-Utilize engineering tools such as MoldFlow to suggest product design changes for DFM.

-Participate in and manage Mold Design Reviews with internal and external mold tooling suppliers.

-Specify, quote, and procure new Injection molding machines and auxiliary equipment for the manufacturing plants.

-Work with Process Engineers to develop and optimize the initial molding processes on new molds using SIM principles and cavity pressure transducer technology.

-Work with other engineering disciplines on the launch team to ensure all product requirements are met all the way thru to the final sellable part or assembly.

-Work with Quality Engineering to develop the Process Flow, PFMEA, and Control Plans.

-Advise and Direct Process and Tooling Technicians on process and tooling related issues that need to be addressed.

-Release molds to Sustaining Engineering after all product specifications have been met.

- Bachelor's Degree in Plastics Engineering Technology required;
- 3 – 5+ years’ experience in plastics or injection molding tooling engineering;

- Project Engineer / Project Management experience preferred;

- Experience with Thermoplastic Injection Molding required;

- CAD Experience and proficiency required;
- Design of plastic products for manufacturing;
- Familiarity with AIAG requirements for PPAP;

- Knowledge of Scientific Injection Molding Principles / Decoupled molding;

- RJG Master Molder I or II certifications a plus;


  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
  • Communication
  • Computer Skills
  • Creativity/Innovation
  • Decision Making/Judgment
  • Drive for Results
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Initiative
  • Intellectual Horsepower
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Job Knowledge
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Strategic Thinking/Management
  • Teamwork
  • Technical Skills
  • Time Management
  • Written Communications

Nearest Major Market: Winston-Salem

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