October 21, 2019 R&D Technician
An R&D Technician works under the instruction of the Manager, Electronics Engineering. This position aids the design engineering department in the engineering development and test lab.
Duties and responsibilities
- Assist with verification and validation testing and data collection as needed.
- Assist with the performance of failure investigations and complaint handling being processed through engineering.
- Performs moderately complex assembly/test functions utilizing mechanical skills, a variety of hand tools, test equipment and assembly fixtures
- Records test results on data forms using automated and manual test equipment like DMM, Oscilloscope.
- Perform other related functions as requested by management.
- High school diploma or AS degree.
- Minimum of two-year experiences in the field of medical electronics testing and assembly of electromechanical or electropneumatical, prior experience with mechanical ventilators preferred.
Skills & Abilities
- Skilled in the use of inspection instruments (calipers, micrometers, go/no gauges, etc.) and the testing of electronic equipment;
- Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, schematics and specifications;
- Motivated, detail oriented, and well-organized with good communication skills, both written and oral;
- Proficient computer skills which include the use of Microsoft WORD, EXCEL, and POWERPOINT.
- An R&D technician usually works in an office environment which includes laboratory areas.
- An R&D technician works a standard work week but may be required to work some evenings and weekends to meet the needs of the company.
- Must be able to type using the keyboard of a computer.
- Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on the telephone.
- Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
This job description defines the essential job duties of this position. The Company expects that employees hired for this position can perform the essential functions of this job without imposing risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of themselves or others. It may also include marginal functions, generally defined within Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. When duties and responsibilities change and develop, the Company will review this job description and make changes of business necessity. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. An employee may resign at any time, with or without reason, and the Company may terminate employment at any time, with or without reason.