Molding Operator I - Night Con-Ops (C Shift)

  • TE Connectivity
  • $50,050.00 - 65,260.00 / Year *
  • 59 Acorn Ln, Jonestown, PA 17038
  • Full-Time

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As today s homes are becoming more connected, TE Appliances continues to dedicate resources to develop innovative connectivity solutions to support the most capable and complex home appliances in the market. TE Appliance products can be found in home applications consumers use on a daily basis- large and small- and continue to provide the best solutions for always-on connectivity needed for the home of today and tomorrow. Our customers partner with us as we are able to provide a broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions for home appliances, lighting, HVAC, security, and many more applications.

Job Overview

TE Connectivity's Molding Teams operate assigned automated molding machinery, ensure component flow, troubleshoot and correct machinery issues to ensure quality and productivity. They perform changeovers and setups according to production schedule, perform quality checks according to established processes and document the results as required by our quality procedures. 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 Responsibilities:

Monitor a bank of thermoplastic injection molding machines going from machine to machine to monitor production as required. Assure that sprue picker and grinder are working properly. Separate runners and production parts as required.
Monitor multi-cavity thermoplastic machines that produce different types of molded parts on fully automatic or single cycle operation.
As required use go/no-go gaging, dial calipers, gage pins, and microscopes to inspect the molded housings according to the quality inspection plans.
Dump production bins onto workstation table and visually check parts for nonfill, cracks, broken steel, or other non-conformities and complete associated paperwork. Refer all problems, including press alarms to group leader or set-up person for adjustment.
Record production data, scrap data, inspections completed, and general comments throughout the production run via the production logs, mold report cards, and QIP inspection form at multiple presses.
Place the proper amount of housings in each shipping container by operating the weigh scales as required. Package per Pali requirements.
Assemble cardboard shipping containers for multiple presses and packaging staging area, and apply completed trace labels or other applicable information to the outside of these containers.
Continuously clean workstation area of parts, pellets, and runners that fall on the floor or get caught on machine per 5S+1 and TEOA requirements. This includes a 5S+1 cleanup at the press each shift, 5S+1 cleanup at the scales and west wall weekly, and at the end of each factory order.
Perform TPM walkaround (autonomous maintenance) at multiple presses.
Monitor additional presses for the set-up adjusters as required when they are setting up and processing.
Sort production as required.
Conduct second visual on MSU.
Complete time card at each shift for vacation and/or personal time. Input regular work hours into the computer.
Refill water jugs at the weigh stations.
Close out factory order paperwork with setup adjuster verifying the last shot.
Return the gages to the quality lab at the end of the factory order.
Assemble the bags for weigh counting purposes
Empty the water jugs that collect the water purged from the molds.

Education / Experience:
Must be able to use a microscope to inspect parts
Must be able to read a standard blueprint
High Energy, self-motivated, attention to detail and willingness to learn and advance in this past paced department.
Introductory experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred.
Injection Molding experience is a definite plus.

Physical Requirements:
Must be able to lift a maximum weight of 30 lbs.
Must be able to push a maximum weight of 45 lbs.
Must be able to pull a maximum weight of 55 lbs.
Occasional reaching above shoulder

Frequently extending hands and arms between knees and shoulder level; will handle & grasp frequently with hands
Frequent standing, walking and balancing throughout the day is required in this job.


  • Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

Associated topics: die, fixture, mold, melt, molten, tool, toolmaker, tool and die, tool designer, tool die

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.