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Position Summary:

The Senior Test Technician will be responsible for testing electro and mechanical subassemblies by following good manufacturing practices (GMPs) and in accordance with ISO / FDA regulations. The Senior Test Technician assists in engineering and manufacturing pilot builds, as well as making recommendations for production work flow.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The Senior Test Technician is responsible for testing scientific instruments, including debugging mechanical and electrical problems, and running computer tests to specification.
  • The position will also reject parts to MRB and complete chemical preparation.
  • Participate in Practical Process Improvement to improve quality of production material and processes. This includes participating in daily stand-up meetings, daily 5S walks, and Kaizen events.
  • Responsible for other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Requires the ability to read and understand assembly level drawings, Work Instructions, Procedures, and other manufacturing documentation.
  • Requires the ability to train to standards and understand concepts regarding the use of 5S, personal safety equipment, and ISO / FDA expectations.
  • Must be able to follow written procedures (SOP's) with attention to detail and a focus on quality.
  • Must be able to communicate information with others.
  • Basic problem solving and organizational skills are required.
  • Must be proficient with basic assembly tools such as wrenches, screw drivers, torque tools, etc.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Windows 7 operating system is required.
  • Must be familiar with login and general function of windows based PC.
  • Demonstrate Thermo Fisher Scientific values – Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement

Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:

  • High School diploma/equivalent required.
  • 5+ years experience in mechanical assembly with some experience in Clean Room Assembly is also required.
  • Must also be knowledgeable in Process Improvement Practices, Process Control Monitoring, and Data Entry into PC database/spreadsheet.
  • Knowledge of ERPs is required, experience using SAP is a plus.
  • Knowledgeable in Helium Leak Testing is a plus.

This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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