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MOLDING OPERATOR II - Extrusion - 3rd Shift

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

$1,000 Sign On Bonus

Why work at TE in Jonestown?

  • Climate-Controlled Work Area - We ensure that the work areas are warm in the Winter and cool in the Sumner
  • Safe Work Environment - All team members at TE Connectivity recognize the importance of work safety and look out for each other each day
  • Benefits Start on Day 1 - We provide our team members with benefits starting on your first day of employment
  • Competitive Pay - We have a competitive pay rate of up to $21.50/hour plus shift differentials. May be adjusted based on experience.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Molding Teams operate assigned automated molding 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.

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Inspect molded product using dial calipers, micrometers, and hard gaging as prescribed by the quality inspection plan
  • Operate extruder and downstream equipment (puller, slitter, reeler, grinder, vision system, mold frame) to prescribed guidelines
  • Learn to troubleshoot and fix processing problems
  • Assist in changeovers and setups
  • Transport plastic pellets to central feeding system and take away ground scrap
  • Segregate regrinds and virgin plastic materials properly
  • Cross-train in UF Assembly department
  • Attention to 5S+1 and teamwork

  Education / Experience: 

  • Must successfully complete print reading and demonstrate measuring skills
  • Must successfully pass Bennett Mechanical Testing
  • Attention to 5S+1 and teamwork is required

 Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift a maximum weight of 56 lbs
  • Must be able to push a maximum peak force weight of 107.9 lbs
  • Must be able to pull a maximum peak force weight of 83 lbs
  • Must successfully pass color blindness screening

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.


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


State:  PA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  77945
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

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

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