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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 Mold Makers apply knowledge of mold design and construction to the construction, conditioning, modification, repair and maintenance of injection and transfer molds, gauges, cutting tools, jigs and fixtures. In some instances they may fabricate new molds by analyzing blueprints, sketches, models and engineering or shop specifications. 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.

What your background should look like:

Recommends changes in tooling design, under approval of engineering, to improve such factors as fit and condition of mold to produce a quantity.

Develops specifications from general descriptions for specialty tools and draws or sketches design of product.

Studies blueprints, determines machining operations necessary and determines proper sequence of operations considering such factors as type of metal, shape of metal, size of part, finish requirements and machining time.

Ability to condition new molds.

May perform TIG/Laser welding to make repairs to mold tooling, mold frames and other mold parts requiring a fine blend of surface metal that would not distort the finished product. 

Fabrication and hand fitting of mold tooling.

Provides instruction and technical guidance to trainees and/or peers in area(s) of specialty.


Associate’s Degree in Toolmaking or related field is preferred.

Completion of Accredited Apprenticeship program is strongly preferred.

Minimum of 8 years’ experience in Moldmaking or mold maintenance.

Knowledge of AUTO-CAD is preferred.

Understanding of metallurgy.

Demonstrated ability to accurately read and interpret blueprints.

Advanced knowledge of milling machines, surface grinders and related shop equipment.

Advanced knowledge of precision measurement devices

Advanced knowledge of tool design and understanding of fit and function of mold components

Understanding of Plastics

Understanding of Mold Tooling

Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $14 billion global technology and manufacturing leader creating a safer, sustainable, productive, and connected future. For more than 75 years, our connectivity and sensor solutions, proven in the harshest environments, have enabled advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy, data communications, and the home. With 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 140 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at 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.


Tullahoma, TN, US, 37388

Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  50173
Alternative Locations: 

Nearest Major Market: Chattanooga

Job Segment: Metallurgy, Engineer, Developer, Drafting, CAD, Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology

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