Tool & Die Maker

TE Connectivity Ltd Greensboro, NC
Company Information

TE Connectivity Ltd., is a $13 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 78,000 employees, including more than 7,000 engineers, working alongside customers in nearly 150 countries, TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.

TE Automotive is one of the leading providers of advanced automobile connectivity solutions. We enable nearly every electronic function in the car -- from alternative power systems to infotainment and sensor technologies – all in a harsh environment. No matter which technology path OEMs choose to innovate for the connected car, we're committed to helping our customers meet evolving challenges and requirements.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Tooling Teams perform the manufacturing functions related to metal working dies and tool making. They are responsible for completing all assignments to construct, modify and condition metal working dies and may fabricate new gages, cutting or forming tools and fixtures by analyzing blueprints, sketches, models and engineering or shop specifications. They perform precision work to exacting tolerances and dimensions; recommend revisions in design and/or substitutions in material based on machinability or fabrication problems encountered; and solve problems relating to unusual materials, machine settings, fabrication methods, and production process. 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


* Primary contact for the assigned team/process for basic technical or routine questions providing technical assistance and/or training when necessary.

* Provides training to personnel regarding standard operating procedures and processing techniques.

* Ensures job order and appropriate production process is being followed.

* Assists in resource allocation with management and other members of the leadership team.

* Assists in the resolution of production process issues (work flow, rework, first piece inspection, etc.)

* Initiates, implements and leads process improvement projects within team.

* Performs die and module changeovers including preventive maintenance and conditioning of the dies.

* Sharpens, repairs and creates close tolerance tooling.

* Supports stamping production by troubleshooting more complex die set up and production.

* Maintains high speed progressive dies, including sharpening of carbide punches and dies.

* Replaces worn or broken tooling.

* Sets up stamping presses.

* Troubleshoots and resolves tooling issues.

* Reads and evaluates progressions.

* Inspects and/or operates stamping presses as needed.

* Ensures maintenance performed is to the highest quality level.

* Follows safety guidelines and other policies and procedures.

* Ensures and works with Production to implement any necessary safety controls or procedures.

* Provides training support to the apprentices and apprenticeship program as needed.

* Uses inspection instruments such as comparator, height gage, job blocks, calipers, micrometers, gages, etc., to take actual readings to ensure parts meet final inspection requirements.

* Performs a variety of other duties as assigned.

* Proficient computer skills (email, word processing, spreadsheets, Power Point).


* Associates Degree in Machining Technology preferred; High School diploma or GED required

* Completion of State Approved Apprenticeship Program and a Journeyman's Card, strongly preferred

* 5+ years of experience as a Tool and Die Maker

* Strong team work skills

* Automotive Stamping experience, preferred

* Effective problem-solving skills

* Effective Mechanical Aptitude

* Effective communication skills (oral & written).

* Must be proficient in the English language


* Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

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