R&D Technician II in Hopkins, MN at Volt

Date Posted: 8/22/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Hopkins, MN
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  • Duration:
    12 weeks
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

R&D Technician (3-month contract)
Minnetonka, MN

Volt has partnered with a growing manufacturing company in search of a R&D Technician! IN this role, you will analyze verbal or statistical data to prepare reports and studies for use by professional workers in a variety of scientific or engineering areas.


  • Perform experiments and tests on a variety of projects as assigned by engineering.
  • Participate as required within R&D on various engineering efforts for new product development.
  • Assist in the generation of documentation (i.e. drawings, specs, procedures.)
  • MS Word & Excel or SolidWorks
  • Troubleshoot and suggest creative solutions to design and testing issues.
  • Understanding of and ability to utilize electronic data collection systems and computer software packages and possibly ability to analyze data using basic statistics.
  • Ability to prioritize work by determining the sequencing and timing of different jobs based on precedence and importance.
  • Follow safety guidelines and utilize appropriate safety devices when performing all tasks that require such precautions. 
  • Create and Maintain accurate records to recreate desired build processes and designs. 
  • Willingness for active participation, active listening, interpreting, cooperation and flexibility to allow for a successful self-managed team.
  • Be able to clearly communicate ideas, problems and solutions to engineers.


  • Proficient in qualitative and/or quantitative lab methods. Includes all levels of education and experience.
  • 1-4 years’ experience required or a BS degree.
  • Be pro-active in problem solving.
  • Promote a positive work environment both in the office and on the floor.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer