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Assembly Operator I - UltraFast Assembly

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

$3,000 Sign On Bonus!!

Benefits and Compensation

Minimum starting rate: $15.00/hour plus shift premium of 5% for swing shift (1st/2nd alternate weeks) or 10% for 3rd shift; adjusted based on experience, if applicable.

Swing shift (1st/2nd alternate weeks) entails working 6:45am-3:15pm (1st shift) for one week and then 2:45pm-11:15pm (2nd shift) the following week and alternating on a weekly basis. 

Third shift hours are 10:45pm-7:15am.

Generous Paid Time Off: 10 Vacation days/6 Personal Days/10 Paid Holidays

Competitive Benefits/Employee Stock Plan/Flexible Pre-Scheduled Overtime

About our Facility

TE Lickdale is a manufacturing plant located in Jonestown, PA where we produce terminals and connectors primarily utilized in appliances. We employ over 500 full-time workers and 50 agency workers in various machine operator, material handling, maintenance, machining, engineering, quality, logistics, and other support positions.  

We hire entry-level and experienced workers while providing excellent opportunities for growth through on-the-job training, TE sponsored on-site and at-home technical training, as well as tuition reimbursement for college courses.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Assembly Teams operate assigned automated assembly 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.

Responsibilities and Qualifications:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Preparing machine for assembly process
  • Operate automatic and semi-automatic assembly machines
  • Load reels of strip terminals and housing onto assembly machines
  • Make fine adjustments to properly align mating parts in machine
  • Clear jams and inspect finished products
  • Prepare completed reels for transport to other areas within facility



  • Must be able to use a microscope, calipers, and gages to inspect parts and perform visual inspection with training
  • High energy, self-motivated, attention to detail and willingness to learn and advance in a fast-paced environment
  • Introductory experience in a manufacturing environment preferred


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift and carry a maximum weight of 37 lbs.
  • Must be able to push a peak force of 34.5 lbs.
  • Must be able to pull a peak force of 39.5 lbs.
  • Frequent standing throughout the day is required in this job


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


State:  PA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  61197
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

Job Segment: Assembly, Engineer, Machinist, Equipment Operator, Inspector, Manufacturing, Engineering, Quality

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