PRODUCTION MACHINIST Flat Grinding 2nd shift

Requisition ID:  20420
Location:  Waynesboro, PA, US, 17268
Alternative Locations: 
Education Experience:  High School or Equivalent
Employment Experience:  3-5 years
Travel:  None

Company Information

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 –

TE Application Tooling, the oldest division of TE Connectivity, is credited with the invention of the first solderless crimp hand tool first developed in 1941, and is an integral component of the TE’s value proposition today. Our goal is to provide our customers with high quality, innovative products and services that drive speed, flexibility and value. To achieve these goals, it starts with creating a world-class team of professionals dedicated to delivering excellence. With 26 manufacturing and distribution centers worldwide, Application Tooling is truly a global supplier of tooling solutions. From the very hand tool for the US Military through automated tooling solutions for major automotive customers like GM and Ford, TE’s Application Tooling division has been making innovative, specialized tooling for wire harness and PC board manufacturers for more than seven decades. Whether you are connecting a wire to a terminal or a terminal to a PC board, making a reliable electrical connection requires highly engineered tools. Simply put, TE Connectivity is the original pioneer and developer of electrical connections – and today continues to lead with tomorrow’s innovation, not imitation!

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Machinist Team's responsibilities include, assignment planning, layout, set up, operating and making tool adjustments for various types of manual, numerically controlled and computerized machine shop equipment. They work from blueprints, process sheets and sketches to perform production tasks, which may include the cutting and shaping of metal to precision dimensions, communicating directly with engineers to understand the purpose of a part assembly. 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.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Production Machinist – CNC Flat Grinding   2nd Shift

The Application Tooling Division of TE Connectivity is currently seeking a skilled Production Machinist to join our component machining team on 2nd Shift.  This role will support our business goals and our Customers' expectations, and will be primarily assigned to the CNC Flat Grinding work centers - with a back-up role for CNC Mills, HMC's and manual machines.

Application Tooling is a worldwide engineering and manufacturing business unit that designs and manufactures application equipment, tooling and precision machined products for all markets.  Ours is a dynamic work environment where you can capture every bit of potential and possibility out of your career. We are known by our customers for exceptional quality, innovation and service.  

Person(s) performing this role are models for the TE Connectivity core values of Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, and Innovation.  While functioning in this role you will be expected to operate at the highest standards of individual and corporate integrity, honor all commitments made while taking personal responsibility for actions/results, and foster an environment that encourages innovation, creativity, excellence and results through teamwork.  Our organization strives to practice leadership that teaches, inspires, and promotes full participation of all employees combined with a foundational belief in continuous career development. 

Core Shift Hours:

Mon-Fri 2:45pm to 11:15pm

For current Application Tooling Employees:

Employees with active disciplines (documented verbal warning within the last 6 months; 1st written above within the last 12 months), on a current Performance Improvement Plan, or who have voluntarily moved to another role/shift within the last 6 months will not be considered for this role.


  • Visualize, comprehend and forward think the best machining practices necessary to complete part
  • Produce quality component parts by interpreting blue prints, potentially running operations on a variety of machines, including:
    • Wire EDM
    • Cut-off Saw
    • Manual or CNC Mill
    • Flat and/or Form Grinder (primary assignment)
    • Appropriate Heat Treat method
    • Lathes
  • Hold tolerances as tight as .0002 for various components
  • Troubleshoot issues and work with appropriate resource(s) (i.e. Engineering, Supervision, Inspection, etc.) to resolve
  • Perform first-piece inspection using micrometers, calipers, height indicator, etc.
  • Comprehend shop math and be resourceful in deciphering dimensions, tolerances, angles, etc.
  • Effectively manage work time and be self-directed in order to meet production needs/schedules
  • Exhibit understanding, flexibility and willingness to changing priorities and fast-pace environments
  • Communicate effectively with peers, management and other internal departments

Qualifications & Experience 

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Minimum of 3-5 years machine shop experience running various machine equipment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of manual milling and grinding
  • Basic knowledge/comprehension of shop math
  • Heat treat knowledge or experience a plus



  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

Nearest Major Market: Harrisburg

Job Segment: Industrial, Machinist, Electrical, Engineer, CNC, Manufacturing, Engineering

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