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Manufacturing & Process Technician I - 2nd 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. 

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Manufacturing and Process Development Engineering Teams significantly impact LEANPD driven new product development projects, driving for excellence in existing manufacturing technologies and methods and striving to implement new manufacturing technologies to provide improved process and tolerance control. They act as the binding element between product development and manufacturing engineering, ensuring the effectiveness and efficiency of this critical interface. They support Product Development in the optimization of designs and piece parts for manufacturability by realizing sample tooling/products/prototypes. They also design, develop, and qualify tooling and processes to meet TE quality and production standards, document all processes and tooling in applicable TE systems, support supply chain to verify supplier compliance and capability, initiate and implement programs to continuously improve quality, cost and cycle time and adhere to all appropriate specifications, regulatory requirements and customer requirements.

What your background should look like:

The 2nd shift Extrusion Technician will set up and operate plastic extrusion equipment to manufacture custom medical tubing, and will work 2nd shift schedule Monday-Friday 3:30 pm to 12:00am, plus some overtime.


Responsibilities & Qualifications
•Reads jobs specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirements.
•Set up machine and other equipment required to make the items to be run during your assigned shift.
•Make sure the proper resin(s) is (are) available and staged properly, if appropriate.
•Start up and operate the extrusion equipment according to approved parameters for the item(s) to be manufactured.
•Adjust tooling as required to produce product that meets the specifications.
•Adjust processing parameters as allowed within the approved range(s) in order to maintain the product within the approved specification.
•Inspect product according to approved methods and standards using approved equipment.
•Collect and package product according to approved standards, and deliver to the next station listed on the work order.
•Observe machine operation to detect work-piece defects or machine malfunction.
•Measure work-piece dimensions to determine accuracy of machine operation.
•Performs minor machine maintenance such as oiling machines, dies, or work-pieces.
•Complete and submit all completed paperwork or electronic data entry.
•Purge, shut down and clean all equipment according to approved methods (where applicable), and remove tooling in preparation for the next work order to be processed.


What your background should look like:

•High School Diploma and/or GED
•3+ year(s) of extrusion/molding or similar machine operation experience.




The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to walk.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.



Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

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.


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.



State:  MN
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  74835
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Industrial, Technician, Engineer, Maintenance, Manufacturing, Technology, Engineering

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