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Extrusion Operator I -$1500 Sign on Bonus!

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

Are you looking for a diverse, fast paced, and growing business to join? Do you pride yourself on completing meaningful and quality work?  If so, TE wants you!  We are looking for motivated, dependable and team- oriented Extrusion Operators to join our growing medical device manufacturing team in Brooklyn Park, MN.  At TE, our operator teams are at the core of our business and play a critical role in manufacturing lifesaving products for our customers every day. These roles exist to complete the production process and to ensure that our customer commitments are met, on-time, every time.

What TE Connectivity Offers:
Our commitment to our associates includes offering total rewards benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive, and meet the changing needs of our team members.

  • $1500 Sign on Bonus!
  • Competitive base pay based on performance 
  • Annual pay increases based on company & individual performance
  • $2000 employee referral program
  • Employee recognition programs with discretionary bonus opportunities
  • 401(k) retirement savings with generous company match
  • Tuition reimbursement to support your development and education goals
  • 10 weeks of paid maternal and paternal time off and ease back to work
  • Competitive paid time off
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Comprehensive health and wellness benefits for team members and their families with benefits starting day one, company funded health savings accounts and company paid short-term and long-term disability.
  • The opportunity to build lifesaving products for our customers 

Your Role
This position is responsible for the safe set up, operation, and maintenance of plastic extrusion equipment to support manufacturing of custom and complex medical tubing

1st Shift 6:00am - 2:30pm, Monday - Friday

•    Clean, set-up, and tear down extrusion tooling according to approved parameters for the item to be manufactured.
•    Manage inventory levels of extrusion tools and tooling.
•    Maintain a clean and organized work area.
•    Purge, shut down and clean all equipment according to approved methods (where applicable), and remove tooling in preparation for the next work order to be processed.
•    Train on new operations, run new part numbers, and support extrusion lines as needed.
•    Execute equipment preventative maintenance.
•    Properly handle materials to include loading and draining material hoppers.
•    Complete secondary operations including but not limited to decoring, annealing, and cutting to length.
•    Supporting the quality team as needed with inspection procedures or any other quality tasks.
•    Complete and submit all completed paperwork or electronic data entry according to quality assurance manual and documentation system.
•    Confer with supervisors and management to address and resolve problems or complaints
•    Follow all safety guidelines and policies and promotes safety adherence across all line operations. 
•    Participate in continuous improvement and quality initiatives to enhance line production operations and processes to assure the quality of all products.
•    Positively embody and support the company’s policies and procedures.
•    Have a strong sense of personal accountability, conflict resolution, collaboration and flexibility.
•    Support and promotes a respectful workplace.

What your background should look like:

Required Qualifications:

  • High school degree or equivalent.
  • 1+ years of experience operating a plastics manufacturing environment.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particle and toxic or caustic chemicals.  The noise level in the work environment is loud.
  • Ability to stand and sit for long periods, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
  • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Direct extrusion experience preferred but not required- we will train you!
  • Basic computer skills.


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

Brooklyn Park, MN, US, 55445

City:  Brooklyn Park
State:  MN
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  89585
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Data Entry, QA, Quality Assurance, Inspector, Equipment Operator, Administrative, Technology, Quality, Manufacturing

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