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Production Test Technician I

Job Category:Manufacturing
Location(s):Boston (MA, US)
Reference:boston2022
Closing Date:January 31, 2023
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SCOPE OF THE JOB:

As part of the production team, this role will have direct responsibility for testing customer products to established procedures, checklists, and documentation. This work often supports high reliability aerospace and defense products.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Testing of products in accordance with specifications, drawings, work instructions, and procedures
  • Generation of acceptance documents and product final test datasheets
  • Provide test support to NPI projects and programs
  • Maintain 6S practices across the manufacturing floor
  • Resolve issues with manufacturing when product quality risks are identified.
  • Initiate engineering change documentation to correct inaccuracies when discovered
  • Support product configuration and engineering change processes
  • Other duties as assigned

SPECIALIST FUNCTIONAL KNOWLEDGE

  • Test equipment, instrumentation, tools
  • Knowledge of health and safety practices so issues can be highlighted and managed by the appropriate personnel
  • Knowledge and understanding of Lean manufacturing & continual improvement strategy
  • Use of Microsoft Office products, i.e., MS Word and MS Excel

COMPETENCIES

  • Drive and Determination
  • Communication skills
  • Teamwork
  • Problem Solving

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associate’s Degree in Engineering or Physical Sciences or military training or equivalent experience
  • Ability to work independently

EXPERIENCE

  • 3+ years’ experience in a Test Technician role validating photonics devices
  • Experience in photonics and its applications, specifically fiber optics preferred
  • Experience in Six Sigma and Lean principles in volume manufacturing preferred