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Engineering Lab Tech II

Location

Kiel, WI

Job Summary

We are seeking an individual for the position of Engineer Lab Tech II.  The Lab Technician II’s are responsible for completing testing of a moderately broad scope by following documented procedures and standards.  They prepare and instrument equipment for testing and conduct tests in a safe manner in accordance with documented test procedures.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform duties under general supervision.  Receives general direction but exercises discretion as to personal work details.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of appropriate regulations to assure compliance with government or industry requirements.
  • Conducts internal testing of products and equipment:
  • New Product Development testing.
  • Research and Development testing.
  • Product comparison testing.
  • Regulatory compliance testing and verification.
  • Reliability and Life testing.
  • Supports or leads multiple test projects concurrently.
  • Coordinates prepping of equipment for third party testing activities.
  • Maintain lab test database of all test requests and results.
  • Assists in the justification of new laboratory equipment.
  • Identifies needed laboratory supplies and works with Lab supervisor to keep lab stocked.
  • Demonstrates the proper use of laboratory equipment, assists with training less experienced lab technicians.
  • Ensures that all equipment used for testing is in calibration.
  • Coordinates with the quality department to maintain lab equipment calibration.
  • Utilizes Data Acquisition (DAQ) in the collection of test data.
  • Works closely and effectively with a range of cross-functional associates.
  • Integrates the work of technical experts into projects and assignments.
  • Participates in design teams and contributes effectively as a team member.
  • Makes appropriate decisions using decision support tools and critical thinking including risk/reward ratios and critical pathing.
  • Clearly communicates the results and underlying risks involved with their efforts.
  • Mindful of business impact.
  • Provide product information to other resources (e.g. Sales, Marketing, Tech Services, etc.).
  • Provide support in meeting customer expectations and requirements.
  • Perform other duties or tasks as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Associates degree or two-year diploma in technical field and 3-7 years of relevant testing experience. 
  • Refrigeration experience beneficial.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Familiar with regulatory standards (UL, NSF, etc.).
  • Ability to analyze test data and provide recommendations to improve performance.
  • Have working knowledge of a variety of test equipment and data acquisition techniques.
  • Capable of using accepted formulas and manuals in making necessary computations to determine equipment performance and reliability.
  • Strong Computer Skills (Microsoft Office, DAQ).
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment.
  • Ability to read and use measuring devices.

Company Culture Requirements

  • Treat all people with Respect - People matter. Understand your audience and your impact. We are better when people are heard and valued for their unique perspective.
  • Take Ownership - People are counting on you. Act with integrity and follow through on commitments.
  • Empower Action - We succeed when we work together. Our differences make us stronger and create better outcomes. People and teams are empowered to make decisions and take action.
  • Commitment to Stakeholders - We are committed to knowing and exceeding the expectations of our customers, employees, ownership and communities.
  • Life Beyond Work - People need balance.  Embrace opportunities to pursue your passions.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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