We are looking for you Electrical Engineering Test Technician


High Tech global manufacturing and engineering company in Hopkinton MA has an immediate opening for an experienced Electrical Engineering Test Technician.  This is full time regular position with great benefits.  In this role you will work with the manufacturing team to power-up control boxes and motion systems, perform basic controller setup and servo tuning, diagnose and trouble shoot, use electrical equipment and tools such as multi-meters, oscilloscopes, wire strippers, cutters, crimpers and basic hand tools, solder wires and basic PCBs. 

  • Employment is dependent on the results of an initial drug test and background check.  

PI offers an outstanding benefits package including: 

  • ·         Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA PPO medical plan with HSA
  • ·         Dental and vision insurance
  • ·         LTD & Life insurance
  • ·         401k with a generous company match
  • ·         Paid time off including:  holiday, vacation and sick leave
  • ·         Biweekly pay (every other Friday)

Essential Duties and Responsibilities for Electrical Engineering Test Technician

  • Mechanical assembly and testing of machinery and devices requiring precision alignments and measurements, in accordance with 2D and 3D assembly drawings and written procedures
  • Diagnose and repair problems with product returned from the field
  • Power-up control boxes and motion systems
  • Perform basic controller setup and servo tuning
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot common mis-wires or craftmanship issues
  • Troubleshoot DOA components and process vendor RMAs
  • Propose and implement process and equipment improvements to reduce cost, increase efficiency and improve safety conditions
  • Support production activities as required to achieve the goals or the entire department
  • Cross-train other technicians to perform similar tasks
  • Report failures and defects via company quality processes
  • Ability to cooperate with others in a team effort to achieve quality, safety and productivity goals
  • Ability to work overtime to meet production schedule as needed
  • Mentor other Technicians in the areas of assembly, troubleshooting, and testing products
  • Collaborate with Advanced Manufacturing Engineering on fixture development, process improvements, corrective actions, and any other measures needed to drive continuous improvement within the group
  • Follow 5S and lean manufacturing principles and practices in an ISO 9001 manufacturing environment.

Education & Experience for Electrical Engineering Test Technician

  • 2-year EET degree or equivalent trade school 
  • Candidates with minimum of 5 years relevant experience in automation and/or motion control

Skills & Requirements for Electrical Engineering Test Technician

  • Strong oral and written communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work activities
  • Must be capable of completing assembly and test records for regulatory and quality control requirements
  • Ability to read schematics and technical drawings
  • Ability to use common electrical equipment, DVM, oscilloscope, current probe
  • Ability to use basic hand tools, wire strippers, cutters, crimpers, drills, taps
  • Ability to do basic soldering of through hole and surface mount PCBs
  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot complex electro-mechanical and pneumatic systems
  • US Citizen or Green Card required – evidence of permanent ability to live and work in the US is an employment contingency for this position
  • Automotive experience desirable but not required

PI Physik Instrumente, LP is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.