Test Technician II

Posted 11 May 2022
SalaryUp to US$35 per hour
LocationSan Jose
DisciplineLife Science
ReferenceTR/054604_1652301296
Contact NameRachael Jalbuena

Job description

Test Technician II
San Jose, CA
6+ month initial contract (potential for 12 month extension or conversion)
Hourly Rate: $35/hr
Hours: 7:00AM - 3:30PM, M-F plus occasional overtime on weekends

Orion Group is seeking an experienced Test Technician to work onsite with our global biotech client in San Jose, CA. This is a great opportunity to learn a diverse set of instruments, improve problem solving skills and work with a global business system and industry leading set of lean manufacturing tools!

The Test Technician will need to assemble and test optical and electromechanical instruments in a team environment. Technicians are accountable for product quality, on time delivery, and all compliance requirements. This role reports to the Production Manager and will work with Engineering during pilot production to develop manufacturing processes.

Responsibilities
* Assemble, align, and test optical and electro-mechanical assemblies and instruments
* Troubleshoot production issues in a manufacturing environment down to the component level
* Report out daily to management on all cell activities
* Identify quality issues and support the engineering team to drive to root cause and counter-measures
* Complete instruments and orders on-time
* Create and update standard work instructions

Qualifications
* An Electronics Certificate, or A.S. degree in Electronics or related technical field. Bachelor's Degree Preferred.
* 3 years of experience in the test and production of electromechanical and optical instrumentation
* Excellent technical troubleshooting skills
* Excellent interpersonal skills including written and oral communication
* Experience in Lean Manufacturing environment
* Oracle experience a plus

MUST HAVE QUALIFICATIONS:
* 3 years' experience - Assemble, align, test optical and electro-mechanical assemblies and instruments
* Minimum Electronics certificate, Associate's degree preferred in Electronics
* Good oral communication
* Can work overtime on weekdays and Saturdays as needed

Key personal characteristics:
* Strong focus and pride on quality of work
* Results oriented - has track record for delivering and sustaining results
* Stretch oriented - embraces and thrives on challenge
* Continuous improvement oriented - participates in Kaizens, has familiarity with lean principles and how to apply them to value streams
* Customer Service oriented - high sense of urgency to satisfy customer needs


Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.