Electronics Technician (Test Lab) in Newark, NY
Ultralife Corporation Posted: 2021-06-08
Newark, NY 14513
This position is primarily responsible for performing testing of mechanical and electronic assemblies, such as batteries, chargers, cable assemblies, amplifiers, and associated systems/kits.
Conducts physical and electrical testing of products to include Safety Assessment, First Article testing, and United Nations Testing on cells, batteries, and other electronic devices, as well as data collection and use of various software programs such as spreadsheets, databases, and visual basic routines to download and manipulate data.
Prepares and updates standardized or special test reports on assigned tasks and projects in accordance with standard operating procedures or other instructions.
Understands all requirements for successful task execution and reports all events that do not conform to the work standards.
Ensures systems and components meet established specifications. Programs common test equipment in order to test products against customer specifications and/or written protocols. Equipment to include; environmental chambers and vibration tables.
Alignment, adjustment, calibration and performance testing of various components and finished product.
Documents procedures and maintains records of product testing with accuracy, to include in-process and completed production records.
Proficient with various testing and measurement equipment to include digital multi-meters, thermocouples, oscilloscopes, environmental chambers, current meters, dial gauges, and data collection.
Independently select and setup test equipment and test to the specifications provided.
Verifying test equipment is within calibration.
Complying with and making recommendations to the Quality Assurance Program.
Certification or demonstrated proficiency in basic level soldering.
Other duties as may be assigned.
Overtime and off shift work as required.
Education / Training / Skills / Experience:
Associates degree in related field with 3 years of work experience in a manufacturing environment at a Technician level or; 5 years of progressive experience in an electronics manufacturing environment involving the testing of Analog, Digital and electronic components and assemblies required.
A minimum of 3 years of experience extracting and understanding information from schematic, mechanical and assembly drawings.
A minimum of 3 years of experience conducting electronic circuit testing, troubleshooting, and assembly; to include Digital and Analog circuits.
Must have a general knowledge of ISO requirements and working knowledge of those requirements as they pertain to document / record control, work environment including ESD / temperature / humidity / contamination, and monitoring / measuring / inspection / validation of product in support of product design and manufacture.
Basic ability to work independently or in a team.
Basic knowledge of the safe and efficient use of shop tools and test equipment.
Basic knowledge of and proficiency to consistently perform to IPC workmanship and soldering standards.
Basic ability to perform precision placement and soldering techniques according to product specifications.
Basic knowledge of electronic industry quality assurance (QA) practices, such as IPC standards.
Basic ability to submit written input as may be required to support better design efforts and facilitate increased production throughput.
Must have strong communication skills; oral and written.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to grasp, handle, feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; speak and hear.
The employee must be able to speak, read and write fluently, in English.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by the job include closed vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Must be able to wear respirators and other personal protective equipment.
*Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.
This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the position described above and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.
Ultralife Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 315- 332-7100.