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CNC Programmer

TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL) is a $12 billion global technology leader. Our connectivity and sensor solutions are essential in today's increasingly connected world. We collaborate with engineers to transform their concepts into creations - redefining what's possible using intelligent, efficient and high-performing TE products and solutions proven in harsh environments. Our 72,000 people, including over 7,000 engineers, partner with customers in over 150 countries across a wide range of industries. We believe EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS -

Job Overview

TE Connectivity’s Technical Engineering Support Teams analyze, test and assist in research for the development of products and processes. Team members may specialize in quality control or assurance, chemical manufacturing processes, metals, electrical connectors and components, process development, materials, and/or instrumentation. They may also handle calibration, displays, network control, mold development and audiovisual work or environmental health and safety. The Technical Engineering Support Teams are responsible for the completion of assigned engineering projects within budgetary and scheduling guidelines. They plan, prioritize, and manage multiple engineering projects; prioritize tasks and assign team members to ensure that the team's overall resources are used effectively and that project deadlines are met. They evaluate and authorize changes that significantly impact the scope, budget, or timeline of a project. At times, they may work directly with customers to understand needs, gather customer requirements, identify resources and assess project risks. They create, develop, plan, write and edit operational, instructional, maintenance or test procedures for paper, multimedia or web-based publication, for non-technical and technical users.

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). 

 Applicants must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. lawful permanent resident, person granted asylee status in the U.S., or person admitted into the U.S. as a refugee


Responsibilities & Qualifications


  • Reviews 3D CAD design blueprints
  • Makes calculations for programming including where materials should be cut
  • Translates instructions into a computer automated manufacturing (CAM) program
  • Communicates with engineers and clients who will use the programs
  • Checks completed programs by running simulations or tests
  • Prepares geometric layout of designs using proper software
  • Determines sequence of operations in a program.
    Chooses cutting tools that will be needed
  • Analyses job order and performs necessary calculations.
    Writes programs and modifies existing ones for increased efficiency
  • Analyses and selects speeds and cutting tools for programs
  • Makes improvements to set up times for a task and contouring of complex shapes
  • Simplifies tooling time for workers and increases productivity for the client
  • Evaluates all completed designs to validate their functions and ensure they successfully reduce time and money for the client
  • Monitors all programs to make sure they follow blueprint instructions and safely and successfully complete the task 



  • HS Diploma or GED required
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience using CAD software preferred
  • Experience with programming / ESPRIT software knowledge a plus
  • Blueprint reading required
  • Computer skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and SAP required
  • Associate degree in CNC programming, a computer-related field or a mechanical field preferred
  • US Citizen or Perm Legal Resident is required
  • Knowledge of electronics and machine tools.
  • Certification from accredited technical school preferred
Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

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, and now Clarivate Analytics, as one of the Top 100 Innovators, as well as deemed one of the world’s most ethical companies by Ethisphere.



Oceanside, CA, US, 92081

Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  48224

Nearest Major Market: San Diego

Job Segment: CNC, Developer, Engineer, ERP, Electrical, Manufacturing, Technology, Engineering

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