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Senior Electromechanical Technician - Gatan
  • Job ID: 17402
  • Functional Area: Operations
  • Position Type: Full-Time Regular
  • Experience Required: More than 10 years
  • Hours of Work: 40
  • Shift:
  • Location: US - Pennsylvania - Warrendale (GTN)
  • Division: MMA - Materials Analysis Division
  • Education Required: Associates Degree
  • Relocation Provided:
  • Travel Percentage: 0.00


Position Description:
Gatan, an AMETEK business, that was acquired in 2019 for $925M, is a high technology company and a recognized world leader in the design and manufacture of state-of-the-art electron microscopy equipment.

There is always more to see. And when you’re working with electron microscopy, the closer you can get to your sample, the more of its secrets it will reveal. That’s why at Gatan we have spent the last 50 years working with our customers to push the boundaries of what can be done with electron microscopy. Together, we have invented new approaches to problems that deliver fresh understanding.

With state of the art cameras, imaging energy filters, specimen preparation equipment and other EM products and solutions, we take the most powerful microscopy on earth and make it work even harder for you.

We are currently seeking a talented Senior Electromechanical Technician who will be responsible for the assembly, testing and troubleshooting associated with electronic and mechanical systems and components. This leadership position is based at Gatan’s Warrendale, PA manufacturing facility.

General responsibilities include the assembly and validation of small, precision mechanical assemblies in a low volume production environment. Troubleshooting and product testing is required as well. Interaction with engineering personnel to improve product quality and performance and development of test procedures/processes utilized in new and existing spectroscopy products.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Excellent oral and written communications skills as well as refined analytical and problem solving abilities
Work with manufacturing engineering to release new products and resolve issues that may arise
Read and interpret schematics and drawings
Solder and do rework on assemblies
Provide training to others on test procedures
Communicate clearly with various department regarding pertinent issues
Utilize existing quality systems for defect reporting
Exhibit vigilance towards eliminating/avoiding inventory discrepancies
Strong focus on safety compliance
Maintain an exceptionally organized and clean production environment

Position Requirements:
QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to adapt to change (positive and negative)
Ability to accept criticism and deal calmly and effectively with stressful situations
Ability to utilize interpersonal and communication techniques, working in a team environment, and dealing with a wide variety of personalities and communication styles
Willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges
Ability to prioritize and multitask
Attention to detail
Demonstrates a positive attitude toward work, exhibits competence, dependability and strives for constant improvement

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Ability to read and write work instructions and procedures in English
Ability to follow written and verbal instructions in English
Ability to give written and verbal instructions in English
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and procedure manuals.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Associates degree or higher in an Engineering discipline required
A combination of formal training and additional years of related experience may be considered in lieu of a formal Engineering-related degree
At least 10 years of related technical and/or industry manufacturing experience with a strong mechanical aptitude required
May lead and/or participate in functional training and/or mentoring of others
Experience with MS office especially excel and word
Working knowledge of ISO 9001 and Lean manufacturing a plus

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.