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Production Test Technician 3
  • Job ID: 20463
  • Functional Area: Operations
  • Position Type: Full-Time Regular
  • Experience Required: 5 - 7 Years
  • Hours of Work: 40
  • Shift:
  • Location: US - Pennsylvania - Warrendale
  • Division: MMA - Materials Analysis Division
  • Education Required: Associates Degree
  • Relocation Provided: No
  • 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 Production Test Technician who will be responsible for testing electronic systems and components. The positions are based at Gatan’s Warrendale, PA manufacturing facility.

General responsibilities include the assembly 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 for new and existing products.

Position Requirements:

A strong electro-mechanical background that provides the basis and level of understanding to operate an Electron Microscope.
The primary role of this position is to evaluate/validate imaging and spectroscopy equipment by utilizing a Transmissive Electron Microscope
100% compliance with the safe usage of EM equipment
Ability to accurately interpret and follow written procedures pertaining to final test protocols
Ability to work independently and stay focused on the established objectives while avoiding external distractions.
Work with manufacturing engineering to release new products, and resolve issues that may arise

Use precision test equipment to test and trouble shoot boards. (oscilloscope, multi-meter, function generator, Data acquisition modules, etc.)
Read and interpret schematics and drawings
Provide training to others on test procedures
Communicate clearly with various department regarding pertinent issues
Excellent oral and written communications skills as well as refined analytical and problem-solving abilities

A work ethic that emphasizes the completion of assignments while demonstrating a positive, team-first attitude
Ability to accept of 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 good attitude toward work and arrives on time for start of shift

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.

Associates degree or higher in an Engineering discipline with emphasis on electronics and/or Physics
A combination of formal training and additional years of related experience may be considered in lieu of a formal Engineering-related degree
At least 5-7 years related technical and/or industry experience with a strong mechanical aptitude required
May lead and/or participate in functional training and/or mentoring of others
Previous experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
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.