As a lead technician, you will be responsible for the planning and execution of small projects as well as maintain the operation of several engineering labs with the help of 2-3 contract technicians. The lead lab technician operates independently and meets the demands of the job definition detailed below as well as task the other lab technicians. The lead technician has responsibility of the other technicians’ deliverables in terms of schedule and quality.
Lab Technician Job Definition
Engineering Support of Design & Development Projects
Perform engineering tests of components and assemblies
Fabricates electronic / electro-mechanical test fixtures / assemblies with engineering supervision
Fabricate prototype parts and circuits
Assembles and tests prototype devices and systems.
Assembles and tests prototype cables
Investigates, analyzes, repairs, and documents component or system level failures.
Sets up data equipment to capture test data.
Sets up and executes pre-defined subsystem/system qualification protocols with supervision.
Document test data and procedures
Responsible for tasking and the work product quality of 2-3 contract technicians
Manage lab space
Recommend and purchase mechanical and electrical tools and materials
Maintains onsite and off site storage locations accounting and materials handling
Maintains engineering lab spaces including ESD equipment and compliance
Maintains engineering development electromechanical systems
Performs regular maintenance using established protocols and tools
Diagnose and repair problems using appropriate instruments
Demonstrates working knowledge of mechanical system and practices.
Maintains appropriate licenses / training / certifications, as needed.
Works within established SOPs and / or scientific methods and adheres to quality guidelines.
5 yrs experience as an engineering technician (electrical engineering technician preferred, but not required)
Associate Degree in Electrical Engineering or Engineering Technology (ABET accredited preferred)
Experience with Microsoft Office software
Ability to work in a team environment and able to manage multiple projects
Ability to demonstrate problem solving skills
Able to give attention to details and utilize time management techniques
Experience with root-cause analysis and failure analysis
Experience writing and running test protocols (doing final test of equipment before it is sent to customer)
Demonstrates working understanding of electronic and electromechanical systems. Experience reading schematics, diagrams and layouts.
Basic Soldering skills
Experience fabricating and modifying components, fixtures, and devices
Create simple electronic prototypes from a schematic
Demonstrates working understanding of a variety of laboratory test equipment.
Experience using lab test equipment- oscilloscopes, data loggers, power supplies DMM's
General & Soft Skills
Works with a moderate degree of supervision.
Able to supervise the work of others.
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. regularly and push/move equipment using hand truck dolly or Bishamon
Ability to stand, kneel or bend for over 50% of the shift time
Excellent written communication skills
Strong communication and documentation skills
Able to communicate openly and effectively with a diverse group of professionals Expands skills and techniques in one skill area / process / method.
Nice to Have
Soldering skills- surface mount / RoHS (3 recent years of experience)
Any software programming experience in C, VB, C++, C#
Any advanced experience with mechanisms or circuitry
Experience working with complex electro-mechanic equipment
Experience with CAD software
Experience with document management
Experience working in a regulated industry
Job ID: 185574
Organization: Siemens Healthineers
Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Job Type: Full-time
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