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PLATING OPERATOR III Weekend 3rd Shift (7P-7A)

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 Summer
  • 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 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.

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Operate and adjust plating lines, Plating Operator III employees are asked to set up plating lines
  • Perform quality checks of products and assure good product
  • Load change reels
  • Perform preventative maintenance
  • Must possess the ability to coordinate and move product from one department to another
  • Operate pallet jacks and other material handling devices

Education / Experience:

  • Must be in current position for one year without incurring a documented procedural error or written warning
  • Knowledge of plating processes and production lines preferred
  • Basic arithmetic and the ability to work with alpha-numeric part numbers
  • Basic knowledge of Plating and reeling process
  • Full time employees must not have a documented procedural error
  • Ideal candidates would have successfully completed one year of experience as a Plating Operator II or have previous plating experience equivalent to the current open position
  • Would consider potential candidates with a background in materials, reeling, cut-off / assembly machines, heat treat and stress relieving process.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 44 lbs safely & dependably
  • Must be able to carry a minimum weight of 44 lbs safely & dependably
  • Must be able to push a peak force of 80 lbs safely & dependably
  • Must be able to pull a peak force of 80 lbs safely & dependably
  • Constant standing and frequent walking is required in this job

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:  74838
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Manufacturing

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

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

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