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Test Technician

  • Job reference: 932893
  • Location: San Jose, California
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Engineering, Manufacturing & Facilities, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 24/11/2020

We at Orion Group are currently recruiting a Test Technician on behalf of one of our Multinational Medical Device Clients based in San Jose on a 6-month initial contract.

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. Great opportunity to learn a diverse set of instruments, improve problem solving skills and learn industry leading set of lean manufacturing tools.


  • 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


  • Minimum of 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.

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.

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