Consumer Reports, Inc.

Technician

Job Locations US-NY-Yonkers
ID
5206
Category
Research, Testing and Development

OVERVIEW

Have you ever wondered what happens inside the labs of the largest educational and consumer product testing center in the world? Come take a look!

 

As a Product Test Technician you’ll be part of the team that has an inside view of our 63 state of the art labs. Reporting to the Manager, Test Technicians you’ll conduct simple to complex product performance tests on small and large appliances, home items and food that help to inform our product ratings.  This is a great opportunity to grow your technical skills for a good cause. 

 

This position requires you to work onsite at our facility in Yonkers, New York.

THE OPPORTUNITY

How You'll Make An Impact:

 

Our test results and recommendations help consumers make critical and informed buying decisions.  Sometimes they even encourage individual companies to improve their competitive advantage by meeting CR’s test standards in their own QA departments.

 

Following documented test processes and procedures and under the supervision of Senior Test Technicians you will prepare and conduct tests, assuring that the test data meets established standards for accuracy, repeatability, and dependability.   Your responsibilities can include reviewing the data and approaches used by your colleagues and as needed, preparing, maintaining and calibrating our testing devices and equipment. 

 

ABOUT YOU

You'll Be Highly Rated If:

 

 

  • You have lab and testing experience.  We’re looking for someone with 2 years experience conducting product testing in a laboratory or test environment.
  • You have a strong technical aptitude and can analyze, interpret and communicate test results.
  • You are deadline driven.  You have worked towards and consistently met rigid time timelines when completing projects. 
  • You are computer proficient in Excel and G-Suite programs.

 

You'll Be Our Top Pick If:

  • You have experience working with outdoor power equipment.
  • You have a degree.  Bachelor's Degree or equivalent. 

 

 

Our Commitment to Fair Pay--At Consumer Reports, we are committed to fair, transparent pay and we strive to provide competitive, market-informed compensation. The target salary range for this position is $65,300-$67,300. It is anticipated that most qualified candidates will fall near the middle of this range. Compensation for the successful candidate will be informed by the candidate’s particular combination of knowledge, skills, competencies and experience. This Salary range this union position are determined by collective bargaining agreement with the NewsGuild of New York.

 

The successful candidate must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to start date.  

WHO WE ARE

Consumer Reports is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to a fair and just marketplace for consumers. Our team is made up of truth tellers, change agents, and consumer advocates who investigate and build coalitions to fight for fairness and justice in the marketplace. We leverage our evidence-based approach to demand safer products, a healthier environment, and equitable services for everyone.

Our mission starts with you. We offer medical benefits from that start on your first day as a CR employee that include behavioral health coverage and unlimited sick days. There’s also generous family planning benefits and a generous 401K match. Learn more about how CR’s advocates for strong benefits on behalf of their employees here: https://www.consumerreports.org/cro/careers/landing-page/index.htm

Consumer Reports proudly seeks to build a richly diverse workforce by hiring people with a diversity of thoughts, identities, perspectives, and experiences that help advance the difference we make for consumers, and by ensuring our people experience equity and inclusion in their work lives. We encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including women, LGBTQIA people, people of color, and people with disabilities.

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