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Automotive Model Maker V

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

Winston Salem NC prototype development shop is looking for a highly motivated Model Maker to become a part of our team. Candidate should be detail orientated and capable of safely working in a team environment. Primary responsibility is to produce product protypes for the Automotive connector industry. An associate degree in machining technology, Electromechanical degree, or Certified Journeyman Certificate and/or 6 years of tool making experience. A background in stamping preferred. Candidate should be capable of using of 3D modeling software to accomplish this. Creo preferred but not required.

A Day in the Life

  • Job requires candidate be able to produce or modify prototype samples, fixtures, gages etc. through use of shop equipment.
  • Part of the workflow to accomplish these tasks will require the candidate to independently design and fabricate tooling for metal forming or various fixturing to hold components for alterations.

What your background should look like:

  • Proficient in print reading and geometric tolerancing.
  • Proficient on all standard machine shop equipment. Mills, lathes, grinders
  • Capable of machining to tight tolerances ±0.0002”
  • Understanding of metal forming a plus
  • Programming and running CNC milling centers
  • Programming and running of Wire and Plunge EDM
  • 3D modeling software, Creo, Mastercam, Esprit
  • Basic MS office software
  • 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.


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 more than 85,000 employees, including over 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.


EOE, Including Disability/Vets


Winston Salem, NC, US, 27101

City:  Winston Salem
State:  NC
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  None
Requisition ID:  89259
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Engineering & Technology

Nearest Major Market: Winston-Salem

Job Segment: Machinist, Electrical, Developer, Web Design, Automotive, Manufacturing, Engineering, Creative, Technology

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