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Fiber Optics Technician I

About TE Connectivity

TE Connectivity is a global industrial technology leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive and connected future.
Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, enable advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications and the home. With approximately 80,000 employees, including more than 7,500 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at www.te.com and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


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

The Ruggedized Fiber Optic (RFO) Manufacturing Development has the following charter. To supply the quick turn capabilities needed for prototypes and customer samples. To supply tooling designs in support of new products and processes to meet customer ramp up schedules.  In summary, to create cost effective solutions for first NPI product builds and prepare those products for transfer to production.


This opening is for an experienced Fiber Optic Technician at our production facility in Middletown, PA. This person will be a key member of simultaneous engineering teams and will be responsible for optical connector assembly, termination of various configurations of fiber optic cable assemblies, and testing of these cable assemblies. This individual will also assist in process development and resolution of problems encountered in the process of bringing new optical products from concept to market. Other duties will include providing suggestions for the simplification of new products to reduce costs and increase overall manufacturing efficiency.


The candidate must be familiar with optical manufacturing principles such as cable termination and polishing of various single fiber and multi fiber optical termini.  The individual must also be familiar w/ cleaning and test methods to test single mode and multi-mode cable assemblies. The individual must have experience in collecting and recording EFG & IPC (workmanship) data. The individual must also be able to work as a team member with remote sites and outside vendors. The individual is to be a self-starter and have the ability to work well under schedule pressures and be able to balance workload as priorities change.


Primary responsibilities include:

  • Termination of various standard fiber optic termini as well new termini designs.
  • Support prototype product builds, test product builds, pre-release NPI builds.
  • Perform IL & RL testing of various configurations of cable assemblies.
  • Perform EFG & IPC (workmanship) checks on both single & multi-fiber termini.
  • Assist in the estimation process step durations.
  • Assist in setting-up new manufacturing processes.
  • Suggest process changes to improve overall manufacturing efficiencies.
  • Communication within a team atmosphere.

What your background should look like:

  • Completed High School or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a fiber optic manufacturing environment.
  • Must have good time management skills to work on numerous projects simultaneously.


This position requires access to information which is subject to stringent controls under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Therefore only U.S. citizens or nationals, U.S. lawful permanent residents, persons granted asylee status in the U.S., or persons admitted into the U.S. as a refugee will be considered.


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

What TE Connectivity offers:

We offer competitive total rewards compensation. Our commitment to our associates includes offering benefit programs that are comprehensive, competitive and will meet the needs of our associates.

    Generous 401(k) Plan
    Tuition Reimbursement
    Benefits start on day one
    Charity Donation Matching Program
    Competitive Paid Time Off
    Employee Resource Groups
    Employee Stock Purchase Program
    Healthcare for Associates and Families
    Health and Wellness Incentives
    Life Insurance and Disability Protection

Throughout our Global reach and various Business Units, we take a balanced approach to the benefits we provide. Many benefits are company-paid, while others are available through associate contribution. Specific benefit offerings can vary by location.

At TE, we believe in unleashing people’s potential. We have Employee Resource Groups (Women In Networking, ALIGN – LGBTQ, Young Professionals, etc.) to support and promote a diverse workplace and a culture of inclusion for the development of different perspectives, styles and ideas. By doing this, we are consistently recognized by Thomson Reuters as one of the Top 100 Innovators as well as deemed one of the world’s most ethical companies by Ethisphere.



Middletown, PA, US, 17057

City:  Middletown
State:  PA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  68871
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

Job Segment: Technician, Engineer, Maintenance, Supply, Facilities, Technology, Engineering, Manufacturing, Operations

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