Gatan, Inc. is the world's leading manufacturer of instrumentation and software used to enhance and extend the operation and performance of electron microscopes. The Gatan name is recognized and respected throughout the worldwide scientific community and has been synonymous with high quality products and the industry's leading technology.
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.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Use precision test equipment to test and trouble shoot boards. (oscilloscope, multi-meter, function generator, Data acquisition modules, etc.)
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
Excellent oral and written communications skills as well as refined analytical and problem solving abilities
Ability to adapt to change (positive and negative)
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 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 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.