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Engineering Technician

Company Name:
Arca24.com
Start date: ASAP
Salary period: Annual
Reporting to the Engineering Manager for North America, the Engineering Technician will build, test, and assist in the development of new sensors. This position provides the opportunity to apply mechanical, electrical and CAD skills to a wide variety of projects. The ideal candidate will have a solid base of engineering knowledge, and a strong desire to grow and learn within the new product development group.
Responsibilities/Tasks:
1. Fabricate prototype samples for internal and customer validation testing.
2. Setup and perform electrical, mechanical and environmental testing of various sensor products.
3. Analyze test results and compose detailed summary reports for engineers and customers.
4. Assist engineers in developing prototype assembly processes for new products.
5. Develop detailed drawings in NX for new assembly and test fixtures.
6. Assist engineers with new product development projects as necessary.
Requirements:
- 3-5 years experience working in a technical/lab environment
- Understanding of engineering drawings and principles.
- Software Skills: 3D CAD (NX preferred), Excel, Word, Powerpoint. Minitab and Visual Basic are a plus.
- Experience using basic lab equipment preferred, including: multi-meters, power supplies, oscilloscopes, soldering equipment, and building prototype circuits.
- Ability to analyze problems, identify root causes and provide efficient solutions.
- Ability to work quickly and under pressure, with a varied workload.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, to relate effectively with internal and external personnel.
- Experience with power tools and good hands-on mechanical skills are a plus.
- Highly motivated, innovative individuals preferred.

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