Requisition ID:  12342
Location:  San Jose, CA, US, 95008
Alternative Locations: 
Education Experience:  High School or Equivalent
Employment Experience:  3-5 years
Travel:  Less than 10%


Job Overview

TE Connectivity’s Extrusion Technician III position is responsible for efficiently setting up and operating plastic extrusion equipment to manufacture custom medical tubing according to specifications following quality standards in order to meet departmental production and/pr development demands. This position provides highly skilled and advanced level of extrusion services, detail and problem solving. Assignments are non-routine, have substantial variety, and are very complex.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Reads job 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.

Education and /or Experience:

  • High School Diploma and / or equivalent plus 5+ years of experience in extrusion medical device industry.
  • Plastic extrusion experience is a must and multi-lumen and tapered tubing experience is preferred


  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Communication
  • Quality
  • Teamwork
  • Technical Skills

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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