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Test Technician

Test Technician

Location 
US-NY-Yonkers
Experience (Years) 
2

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Position Overview

The Technician independently conducts product testing and experiments, providing colleagues within the expertise centers with accurate, dependable data in a variety of documentation formats. The Technician assists with the development of test methodology and design of testing equipment under supervision. 

 

 

Qualifications Include

  • Appropriate combination of education and experience in a laboratory or test environment.
  • Working under limited supervision, able to exhibit some critical thinking behaviors.
  • Strong technical aptitude and the ability to analyze, interpret, and communicate test results.
  • Able to understand products in terms of their design and function.
  • Proven ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet rigid deadlines.
  • Able to use required word processing and spreadsheet software, and hardware and software for data acquisition and interpretation.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepares, maintains, calibrates, and repairs testing devices and equipment.
  • Ensures test data meet established standards for accuracy, repeatability, reproducibility, and dependability
  • Conducts tests for research projects, as required.
  • Under supervision, builds test equipment and develops methods to meet test protocols, as required.
  • Assists with the development of test methodology.
  • Assists with the training of other Technicians.
  • Analyzes test data for review by others; recognizes anomalies in data.
  • Conducts a variety of product testing and completes related checking, calculations and the recording of results per documented procedures.
  • Participates as a member of a product testing team.
  • Exhibits an emerging expertise in a single product or services category.
  • Receives test samples, performs pedigree, and prepares necessary records.
  • Performs other duties of the department, but not those of a higher level.

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