Lab Technician in Minneapolis, MN at Volt

Date Posted: 8/15/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Lab Technician

Minneapolis, MN

Shift: 8a-5p

Contract: 12 months

Pay:  $20-25/ hr

Education Requirements: Open, Ideally Associates Degree (Fluid Power)

Purpose:

This position provides support to new product development and standard product engineering by building product prototypes and test models. Position performs and documents product performance testing, product qualification testing and product auditing.

Duties:

- Buildup of test prototypes with minimal supervision.
-Run tests to company standard test procedures.
-Make test set-ups without supervision.
-Collect test data and monitor long-term tests.
-Report test results, including completion of lab test request form, writing formal reports when appropriate.
-Participate in lab maintenance and housekeeping activities.
-Actively participate in quality improvement activities.
-Actively take initiative to increase technical proficiency.
-Knowledge and use of test procedures.
-From the test results identify any design or manufacturing errors/issues to the project team.
-Outline procedures to be included in instruction manual on new products.
-Design and construction of simple test fixtures.

Requirements:

-Two year technical degree or equivalent.
-Minimum of 2 years’ experience in lab test and development.
-Demonstrated ability to set up all tests without supervision.
-Excellent mechanical and/or electrical aptitude.
-Knowledge of general lab practices, tools, and equipment.
-Demonstrated ability to work with computers, data acquisition equipment, lab instrumentation, and shop tools.
-Demonstrated excellent oral and written communications skills.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer