Progressive Die Designer

Last updated one month ago
Location:Greensboro, North Carolina
Job Type:Full Time

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

This position is in an engineering office environment supporting manufacturing personnel, Tool & Die Makers, machine operators, quality personnel, vendors and engineers. The main focus will be to maintain high speed progressive die drawings in a hard copy and electronic format that includes prints and models. It will also be the duty of the designer to produce new designs or modify existing designs as directed by the engineering manager. The designer’s duties are generally in support of stamping, but the skills of the technician may be used for other purposes or for other disciplines as directed by the engineering manager such as automation machine design.


  • Work in 2-D and 3-D drafting platforms
  • Work with Engineers and Technicians to create/update engineering drawings
  • Create/Update assemblies, BOM’s and reference documents
  • Detail and create models/drawings and reference documents from sketches or verbal instructions
  • Follow instructions on maintaining model, print, assemblies, history and documentation in hard copy and electronic formats
  • Carry out daily tasks as assigned by the Engineering manager to support the engineering department to support 5-S, quality and safety engagements
  • Follow plant safety regulations and complete safety and quality training as required
  • Must be punctual, dependable and able to work well with others
  • Support vendors and tool crib with updates and correct geometry and prints
  • Update prints by red lines or direction from technicians and shop personnel
  • Start work independently on projects strategic to the engineering department’s objectives

What your background should look like:

  • Proficient in CAD, drafting and understanding of tool making processes
  • GD&T proficiency (understanding of tolerancing & symbols)
  • Able to understand and read Mechanical Blue prints and train others as needed
  • Knowledge of material and applications such as A2, D2, CPM, carbide
  • Work in design tolerances +/- 0.0001”
  • Able to work between metric and imperial units
  • Proficient in AutoCad 2d and Creo, Siemens NX (optional)
  • Experience with simulation software preferred
  • Strong Math and Office skills
  • Good English Communication (Written and Oral)
  • Required to take training as deemed necessary by management


Values: Integrity, Accountability,Teamwork, Innovation

About TE Connectivity
TE Connectivity is a $13 billion 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 nearly 80,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, working alongside customers in approximately 150 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.