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Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Manufacturing Engineering Teams are process leaders for stamping, molding or assembly related topics, ensuring the processes are running at optimum levels for quality and output. They are experts in mold tooling, die tooling, machining, and assembly techniques, possessing extensive knowledge of the associated manufacturing processes which may include the optimization and standardization of stamping / molding / assembly or other processes within the manufacturing environment. Manufacturing Engineering Teams enable the TE business unit plants to reach TE Operating Advantage (TEOA) requirements, roll out Centers of Excellence (COE), Best Demonstrated Practices (BDP’s) and advise plants on tool and machine duplications / corrections / improvements. They design and develop manufacturing process and automation platforms and apply them for the realization of new product developments as well as optimization of existing products already in production. The Teams also support Product Development in the selection and optimization of tools for piece part production and the selection of the most suitable manufacturing concepts relative to planned manufacturing quantities, quality requirements and manufacturing location. They act as interface between engineering and production to ensure manufacturability of new designs and smooth production ramp up as well as support the research & development teams to produce sample manufacturing equipment, product samples and prototypes.


The Automotive Strategic Tooling Group (ASTG) is seeking to fill a position of Plastic Injection Mold Designer. The position is in a fast passed, highly technical organization. The designer role will provide all the required documentation(s) to construct high precision plastic injection molds. This includes but not limited to 3D CAD Models, 2D CAD drawings and Manufacturing specifications. Responsibility also involves manufacturing support, quality assurance, improvement and maintenance of existing mold designs. Other related duties will be assigned to support the mold design function and ASTG overall.


Responsibilities & Qualifications


  • Works with Engineers to layout, design and detail components to meet design objectives
  • Develops designs, details and assemblies for plastic injection molds and mold tooling
  • Updates mechanical drawings and process engineering changes
  • Performs tolerance analysis and dimensional checks of designs
  • Creates 3D models, 2D drawings and Specifications for mold construction
  • Support Digital Design Management and Model Based Definition
  • Strong Team Work skills.
  • Ensures and works with Production to implement any necessary safety controls or procedures.


  • Completed an Associate Degree program in Mechanical Design, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Technology, or related subject or equivalent work experience
  • Working knowledge of PTC Creo, PTC Windchill/PDMLink and AutoCAD is desirable
  • Automotive Connector molding experience preferred
  • Experience or interest in the development and design of plastic injection molds and mechanical devises
  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools and principles involved in technical plans, drawings, models and tooling
  • Effective interpretation and application of GD&T
  • Effective Mechanical Aptitude
  • Has a background working with or around mechanical devises and mechanisms is preferred
  • Has a basic understanding of manufacturing technologies such as molding, machining and component assembly
  • Good application skills of Microsoft Office tools such as Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Possesses strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Effective communications skills (oral & written)
  • Must be proficient in the English language




  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation


Winston Salem, NC, US, 27101

Alternative Locations: 
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  46025

Nearest Major Market: Winston-Salem

Job Segment: Industrial, Engineer, Machinist, Drafting, Manufacturing, Engineering

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