AbelConn Electronics is a premier provider of specialty and custom electronic assemblies, backplanes, connectors and interconnect solutions. We deliver integrated solutions engineered to the highest standards of quality, compliance and performance. Our products are an integral part of many aerospace, avionics, military markets and technology-driven, mission-critical, and performance-critical applications.

AbelConn is built upon the foundation of its dedicated and talented workforce.  Our top priority is to hire and retain the best employees while by offering professional growth opportunities. We want you to succeed, because when our people succeed, our company succeeds.

AbelConn is currently seeking a Toolmaker to plan, layout and perform machining operations with manual mills, lathes, surface grinders and CNC mills. 

Perform bench work to construct, alter, and repair molds, fixtures, jigs, and assembly machines.  Work from complicated drawings, sketches, handbook formulas and specifications.  In the absence of design drawings, proceed from verbal instructions and/or concept drawings, organize and determine work procedures and sequences, select materials in accordance with specifications. Perform complex machining and grinding operations requiring complicated and unusual setups necessitating frequent improvising and adaptations of machines and tools.  Perform critical bench operations involving polishing, fitting and aligning component parts of fixtures, molds, and machines. 

Set up and repair molds, build and design tools for production machines for trial runs and instruct Lead Person or Machine Operators on their use, care, and operational methods and procedures. Proceed on work assignments with minimum supervision and direction.  Responsible for quality of workmanship, dimensional accuracy and efficient operation of assigned projects.

Works under general supervision and gives no work direction to others.  Keeps facilities, materials, and work area clean and organized, exercising care in their use.  Uses safety practices and takes prompt action to correct problems.  Assists co-workers when necessary to meet work unit goals.  Actively seeks continuous improvement.  Performs other duties as required and may be utilized in other areas and departments of manufacturing as workload may dictate.

Requirements include a High School education.  Requires a broad knowledge of tool and machining technology, mechanical principles, advance mathematics, layout and precision measuring procedures, material characteristics, and treatment applications acquired through trade schools and a minimum of four years similar toolmaking experience.  Requires a very high degree of precision tolerances at times less than .001. Muscular control and delicate touch are required.  Work is performed in standing and sitting positions and numerous other physical movements and heavy lifting are required. Scheduled overtime may be required. 

In addition to offering a competitive salary, AbelConn offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental, life, vision, disability, 401(k) profit sharing plan and tuition reimbursement.  Visit our web site at  AbelConn is a US ITAR facility all employees must be US citizens or permanent legal residents.  Submit resumes to:

AbelConn Electronics
9210 Science Center Drive
New Hope, MN  55428
Fax (763)536-3695

AbelConn is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status.

EOE/D/M/F/Veteran Friendly Employer.